Assistant university lecturer in English with a didactic focus
Luleå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position University and college lecturer
Work model On location
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Luleå University of Technology is in strong growth with world-leading competence in several research areas. We shape the future through innovative education and ground-breaking research results, and based on the Arctic region, we create global social benefit. Our scientific and artistic research and education are conducted in close collaboration with international, national and regional companies, public actors and leading universities. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.9 billion per year. We currently have 1,840 employees and 17,670 students. In the coming years, multi-billion sums will be invested in Norrbotten and Västerbotten in large projects aimed at a more sustainable society nationally as well as globally. Luleå University of Technology is involved in several of these highly topical research projects and the social transformation that follows. We have a wide range of training to match the skills that are in demand. We hope you will help us build the sustainable companies and communities of the future. The department of health, learning and technology, HLT, is an academic meeting place where scientific perspectives on knowledge about learning and health are brought together. We intend to strengthen subject competence in the area of ​​English with a didactic orientation and are now looking for an assistant university lecturer with competence in research areas related to language didactics. Subject description English with a didactic orientation has its center of gravity in the study of the subject of English and its didactic theory and practice. The didactic research includes cultural, literary and linguistic perspectives on learning as well as perspectives based on power relations such as gender, ethnicity and class. Issues related to language teaching and learning are studied, as well as language use in the broadest sense and the cultural and social functions of language and literature. Job duties The position mainly includes teaching and research in the research area of ​​English with a didactic orientation. The position also involves supervision of independent work and examinations of business-based training in teaching programs. The position also includes developing subject didactic research of relevance for teacher education in English. The employment also includes course development, administration and participation in the department's and faculty's work. In the role of assistant university lecturer, you will mainly work with teaching in the teacher training programs and then mainly in the subject of English. The duties also include 30% research over two years. You will have an important role in our development and quality work and bring experience to the relevant business areas. It is expected that you will be involved in research environments, in research projects and it is of great importance that you feel comfortable in communicating research results via academic publications. Competence Eligible to be employed as an assistant lecturer is someone who has completed a doctorate or has equivalent scientific competence. In the first place, it should be considered for employment who have completed their doctorate no more than five years before the end of the application period. If there are special reasons, the doctoral degree may have been completed earlier. By special reasons is meant leave due to illness, parental leave, clinical duties, duties of trust, or similar circumstances. Basis of assessment The following assessment criteria are applied for the position: • Scientific skill • Other assessment grounds Regarding the assessment grounds, particular importance is given in order of priority: • Experience of research and teaching in the subject area (recently completed or ongoing research in the area of ​​English with a didactic orientation). • Experience of teaching at school in a relevant subject (preferably English) • Experience of practical research and development projects and collaboration with the surrounding community Other assessment grounds (weighted equally): • administrative skills that are important with regard to the content of the subject and the duties included in the employment • ability to obtain external research and development funds • ability to inform about research and development work • be able to teach in Swedish and/or English • teacher's license or teacher's degree in English We are looking for a candidate with teaching experience from the higher education sector, especially in the linguistic parts of the English subject. If you also have experience teaching English in both primary and subject teacher training, this will be seen as meritorious. We value practical research in English language didactics, especially if you have published your results in reputable scientific journals. If you have competence and experience in our top areas, word learning and writing development, this will also be seen as meritorious. It is also advantageous if you have experience in course and program development in the higher education sector, have a higher education education (7.5 credits) and documented pedagogical experience with a clear connection and relevance to teacher education in English. Likewise, it is advantageous if you have experience of supervising and examining students in business-based education and in degree work. Period of employment For this employment, an employment period of four years applies. Information The position is a limited-time, full-time employment with a location in Luleå. Access as soon as possible or by agreement. For full advertisement see Job Vacancies For more information, please contact: Åsa Bjuhr, head of department and university lecturer, 0920–491552, Malin Lidström Brock, acting subject representative and university lecturer, 0920-493048 Union representative: SACO-S Kjell Johansson, 0920-49 1529 OFR-S Lars Frisk, 0920-49 1792 Application We prefer that you apply for the position via the application button below where you attach the requested application documents, including diplomas, certified and translated into Swedish or English, pedagogical self-reflection and publications, etc. Follow the link Instructions for applicants for complete instructions. Please mark your application with the reference number below. Both the application and degree certificate must be written in Swedish or English. Application deadline: June 5, 2024 Reference number: 2110-2024
Why you should work with us!

Luleå University of Technology's sustainability work is based on our vision to shape the future through innovative educations and groundbreaking research results and to create global societal benefits based on the Arctic region. This work is based, among other things, on Agenda 2030 and the 17 global goals for sustainable development.

Multi-billion are currently being invested in Norrbotten and Västerbotten, for a fossil-free future. At Luleå University of Technology, you can find skill-enhancing courses and training that the green transition demands. Come and work with us or with one of the other companies in the green transition. Find collaborations or a workforce for your organization and contribute to a sustainable society.

Application due date 2024-06-05
About the employer
Luleå University of Technology experiences rapid growth with world-leading expertise within several research domains. Our research is carried out in close collaboration with companies such as Bosch, Ericsson, Scania, LKAB, SKF as well as with leading international universities and national and regional actors. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.9 billion per year. We currently have 1,815 employees and 19,155 students.