Professor Of Didactics With A Focus On Swedish Uppsala University, Institute For Pedagogy, Didactics And Education Studies

Professor of Didactics with a focus on Swedish

 

Published: 2017-05-17

 

Uppsala University is a broad research university with a strong international position. The task is to conduct research and education of the highest quality and to cooperate in different ways with society. Our most important asset is all the individuals who, with their curiosity and commitment, make Uppsala University one of the country's most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of 6.5 billion.

 

The Faculty of Educational Sciences has through the Department of Education, Didactics and Educational Studies a business that comprises three subjects for education at the research level: pedagogy, didactics and education sociology.

 

Description of the subject area


Within the didactics subject , questions about education and teaching content are discussed. The research questions that form the subject of subject didactics arise in studies of the meeting between the content of the subject and the teaching and learning of this content that takes place in an activity of any kind. Didactics with a focus on Swedish concerns both the Swedish subject and linguistic aspects in other subjects. In this department, the Department of Education, Didactics and Educational Studies conducts a versatile research in combination with various types of development, focusing on different aspects of children's and youth's linguistic practitioners in and outside the pre-school and school and the focus is on both Swedish subjects and linguistic aspects of other subjects . This research focuses on didactic perspectives on children's and young people's language development, prerequisites for language use in the first and second language perspectives, children's and young's written language skills, the design of literature teaching, the Swedish teacher's assignment and writing practitioners in various subjects. Furthermore, assessment is assessed in relation to the various aspects of the content.

 

Tasks The


professor will play a central role in the management, management and further development of the subject area, didactics with a focus on Swedish, in research and education offered in independent courses, master's programs and teacher programs (including the specialist teacher's program).

 

Teaching and supervision at the undergraduate level, advanced level and research level and overall planning of the activities. Formulation of research applications and participation in research projects of various kinds. Assignments of administrative nature and interaction with the surrounding community. The employment may include management assignments.

 

Eligibility


Requirements Qualifying to be a professor is the one who has demonstrated both scientific and educational skills. The scientific proficiency must have been demonstrated through independent research efforts that are important in view of the content of the employment and the duties that are to be included in the employment and that the applicant's activities maintain high international and national quality. The applicant must have proven skill in planning, initiating, leading and developing research as well as the ability to receive research grants in competition. Skills must qualitatively and quantitatively exceed what is required for the teacher's competence. The pedagogical proficiency must be demonstrated by qualifications in education and teaching as described below under assessment. In addition, the applicant must have documented proficiency in supervision of students at first level and advanced level as well as by postgraduate students. A prerequisite for pedagogical proficiency is to be considered is the review, for the activities relevant, college education, comprising at least ten weeks, or equivalent knowledge. If there are special reasons, the university education can be conducted during the first two years of employment. Educational education should include education for postgraduate education. Documented ability to teach Swedish and English is a requirement. The applicant should have the personal qualities required to fulfill the job well. A prerequisite for pedagogical proficiency is to be considered is the review, for the activities relevant, college education, comprising at least ten weeks, or equivalent knowledge. If there are special reasons, the university education can be conducted during the first two years of employment. Educational education should include education for postgraduate education. Documented ability to teach Swedish and English is a requirement. The applicant should have the personal qualities required to fulfill the job well. A prerequisite for pedagogical proficiency is to be considered is the review, for the activities relevant, college education, comprising at least ten weeks, or equivalent knowledge. If there are special reasons, the university education can be conducted during the first two years of employment. Educational education should include education for postgraduate education. Documented ability to teach Swedish and English is a requirement. The applicant should have the personal qualities required to fulfill the job well. If there are special reasons, the university education can be conducted during the first two years of employment. Educational education should include education for postgraduate education. Documented ability to teach Swedish and English is a requirement. The applicant should have the personal qualities required to fulfill the job well. If there are special reasons, the university education can be conducted during the first two years of employment. Educational education should include education for postgraduate education. Documented ability to teach Swedish and English is a requirement. The applicant should have the personal qualities required to fulfill the job well.

 

Assessment Basis The


basis for assessment is the degree of competence that is a requirement for eligibility for the employment. In addition, the degree of other skills relevant to the field of employment and duties of the employment is applicable. Upon the addition of this professorship, importance will be attached to scientific and educational skills, with particular emphasis on scientific skill. In assessing scientific and pedagogical skills, particular emphasis will be placed on experience in research and teaching relevant to didactics with a focus on Swedish, familiarity with different traditions and methods in the subject area, as well as experience of national and international publication with a broad focus on the didactic area. This focus is also anxious, Then the research will meet the challenges in the education of specialist teachers. The university will hire the applicant who, after a qualitative overall assessment of skills and skill, is expected to have the best prerequisites for implementing and developing current tasks and contributing to a positive development of the business.

 

Scientific proficiency: Scientific proficiency refers to research qualification. In assessing scientific skill, consideration is given primarily to scientific quality. The scope of research, mainly in terms of depth and breadth, is important. The applicant's contribution to the international and national science community will be assessed, inter alia, on the quality and extent of scientific publication in the most relevant publications channels. Particularly merit is research in the didactics subject with a focus on general language, literature, reading and writing learning for children of young ages (from pre-school age to grade six). Furthermore, the ability to plan, initiate, lead and develop research and education at the research level, the ability to obtain funding for research,

 

Educational skills: Educational skills refer to education and teaching qualification. In assessing pedagogical skills, education is primarily taken into account. Even the extent of teaching, ie width and depth at different levels of education, is important. Furthermore, the ability to plan, initiate, lead and develop education and teaching, as well as the ability to research the teaching based on research in the subject, subject didactics and university education, will be considered important. The ability to interact with higher education pedagogical issues with stakeholders inside and outside the university is also part of the pedagogical skills. Particular emphasis is placed on experiences of university and university education relevant to the employment, especially in pre-school and / or teacher programs.

 

Administrative Skills: Administrative Skills are important for the employment and will be weighted. Administrative skills are shown, among other things, by the ability to plan, organize and prioritize work effectively and for the purpose, as well as ability to specify and maintain timeframes. Competency includes overall business planning and ability to manage resources in a way that reflects the business priorities as well as ability to work structured and based on awareness of goals and quality.

 

Management skills: Weight will be added to suitability and interest in management assignments. Management skills are demonstrated by the ability to lead business and staff, make decisions, take responsibility and motivate and provide others with the conditions required to effectively reach common goals. Ability to coordinate the group as well as contribute to creating commitment, participation and job satisfaction as well as ability to deal with conflicts are additional examples of skill shown.

 

Other conditions: Parental leave, part-time work due to childcare, union assignment, military service or the like are considered as work experience and should be included in the CV.

 

Application Procedure


Full application and a brief explanation of what the applicant intends to do to develop research at the institution through Uppsala University's recruitment system and include:

  • A curriculum vitae with information about education, employment etc. (CV)
  • Accounting of scientific, educational and other qualifications
  • List of publications
  • The scientific work (no more than 10), which is first and foremost, numbered according to the publication list, as well as the educational work relied on

 

NOTE! The application and appendices must be submitted electronically via Uppsala University's recruitment system. Any publications that are not available in electronic format may be sent in triplicate to: Faculty of Educational Sciences, Uppsala University, Box 256, 751 05 Uppsala. Mark the shipment with the diary number UFV-PA 2016/3674.

 

Instructions for the design of the application, Uppsala University's employment plan and the Faculty's supplementary guidelines for the employment plan can be found on the Faculty's website:  http://www.utbildningsvetenskap.uu.se/jobba/

 

The recruitment team may use interviews, test lectures and referral procedures during this recruitment. The applicant should therefore provide a list of reference persons who can highlight his / her professional skills relevant to the employment.

 

Information about the employment is given by Henrik Edgren, Head of Department, tel. 018-471 24 55, e-mail prefekten@edu.uu.se.

 

Welcome with your application as of September 17, 2017, UFV-PA 2016/3674.

 

We take away recruitment and advertising offers. We only accept the application as described in the advertisement.

 

Location: Uppsala University, Inst. For pedagogy, didactics and education studies

 

Type of employment: Full-time, Continuing employment

 

Salary: Fixed salary

 

Number of vacancies: 1

 

Employment rate: 100%

 

Location: Uppsala

 

County: Uppsala County

 

Country: Sweden

 

Union Representative: Ellena Papaioannou, Seko 018-471 3315 


Per Sundman, Saco Council 018-471 1485 


Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO / ST 018-471 6251 

 

Reference Number : UFV-PA 2016/3674

 

Deadline for application: 2017-09-17


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