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Three Assoc. Lecturers, Innovation & Prod. Realisation/Innovation & Design

  • Ort


  • Yrkesroll

    Biträdande universitetslektor

  • Anställning

    Heltid, 6 månader eller längre

  • Lön

    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

  • Publicerad

    2 november

  • Sök jobbet senast

    15 december

Om jobbet

At Mälardalen University people meet who want to develop themselves and the future. Our 15 000 students take courses and study programmes in Business, Health, Engineering and Education. We conduct research within all areas of education and have internationally outstanding research in future energy and embedded systems. Our close cooperation with the private and public sectors enables us at MDH to help people feel better and the earth to last longer.

Employment information

Employment: Fixed-term employment, 4 years
Scope: Full time
Closing date for application: November 30th, 2018
Campus location: Eskilstuna, Sweden
School: School of Innovation, Design and Engineering

Position description

A position as Associate Senior Lecturer is a fixed-term merit-rated appointment of at least four and at no more than six years in accordance with the Higher Education Ordinance, Chapter 4, Section 12a.

The purpose of the employment is that the teacher shall be given the opportunity to develop his or her autonomy as a researcher and to become qualified both academically and pedagogically to fulfil the requirements for appointment as a Senior Lecturer.

The position as Associate Senior Lecturer involves 75% research and 25% teaching. Research will be conducted within one of the research groups to strengthen the IPR development of a research profile on future production systems. Please indicate in your application which one of the four research groups that you are most interested in.

Depending on competence, as an Associate Senior Lecturer you will also be teaching in our 1st, 2nd and 3rd level education. The research education subject in the 3rd level education is Innovation & Design, and the 1st and 2nd level education is within at least one of the following education subjects/programs:
  • Bachelor education in Information Design, with specialization in Informative Illustration, Interaction Design, Spatial Design or Text Design
  • Innovation Management (for example Project Management, Additive Manufacturing, Forsight and Business Intelligence)
  • Master of Science in Innovation and Design
  • Product and Process Development: Engineering programs of 3 and 5 years, and a two-year Master of Science program in product and production development
After 4 years as an Associate Senior lecturer the applicant is expected to be qualified as an associate professor (Docent in Swedish) as per the rules and regulations at Mälardalen University.

Qualification requirements

The qualification requirements for appointment as an Associate Senior Lecturer are primarily a degree of Doctor, or equivalent academic skills, no more than five years before the closing date for application for the post of Associate Senior Lecturer has expired.

A person who has a degree of Doctor, or has previously acquired equivalent skills may, however, be considered if there are particular reasons for this. Such particular reasons may leave of absence on account of illness, parental leave or other similar circumstances.

The applicant should have completed ten weeks of training in higher education teaching and learning, or have otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge. A person appointed as an Associate Senior Lecturer but lacking training in higher education teaching and learning will be offered in-house training during the first year. The course in higher education teaching and learning at Mälardalen University corresponds to ten weeks of training.

The qualification requirements for appointment as an Associate Senior Lecturer requires you to fulfil the requirements for a Senior Lecturer in accordance with the Appointments Procedure for Mälardalen University.

To be qualified for appointment as a Senior Lecturer the applicant must have demonstrated the academic skills and teaching abilities required for the appointment. Academic skills may also have been demonstrated by the ability to achieve results in research through collaboration in joint projects of benefit to academia and industry/the public sector/society in general and through the ability to disseminate research.

The assessment of teaching skills shall apply to the planning, carrying out and evaluation of teaching as well as supervision and examination. Teaching skills shall be well documented in such a way that their quality can also be assessed.

On promotion to a post as senior lecturer
At the end of the employment as an Associate Senior Lecturer the applicant has the right to be considered for employment as a Senior Lecturer. A basic requirement is that the applicant shall meet the requirements set to be admitted as an Associate Professor at Mälardalen University.


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