University Lecturer in English (Literature) Uppsala University, English Institution Sweden

University Lecturer in English (Literature)

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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.


Position: University lecturer, time-limited employment. The employment relates to the period 01/02/2018 to 31/01/2019 with the possibility of extension.


Tasks: Teaching and examination in English and American literature and culture at undergraduate and advanced level, including supervision of thesis work. The employment also includes teaching in academic writing. Teaching includes course responsibility, course management and price development. The employment also includes other primary education. Other administrative tasks may also be included. The employment covers 20% research time.


Eligibility Requirements: Qualifying to be employed as a university lecturer is the one who has obtained a doctorate or has equivalent scientific qualifications or has any other professional skills relevant to the content of the employment and the duties to be included in the employment, has completed relevant university education education covering ten weeks or otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge, which has demonstrated pedagogical proficiency and has the ability to perform the job as well. Ability to teach English is a requirement.


Assessment criteria:When selecting among qualified applicants, weight will be attached to scientific and educational skills as much as possible. The scientific merit should be within English and American literature. When assessing the scientific skill, particular emphasis will be placed on the ability to initiate and implement new research that can contribute to the research carried out at the institution. Major emphasis will be placed on pedagogical skills as well as documented experience in planning, implementation and evaluation of teaching at the undergraduate and advanced level, as well as supervision and examination of thesis work. The educational quality will be taken into account, and the educational skills must be well documented so that the quality can be assessed. Documented good ability to cooperate in particular.


The university will receive this recruitment primarily to consider who, after a comprehensive assessment of skills and skill, including documented qualifications, is considered to have the best prerequisites for implementing and developing current tasks and contributing to a positive development of the business.


Application: The application must be submitted via Uppsala University's recruitment system. The application must be written in English or Swedish and include:


• A summary of scientific, educational and administrative qualifications (CV), supported by certified copies of grades, certificates and other documents relied on.


• Brief account of scientific, educational and other activities.


• List of the scientific and educational work relied on. Applicants shall include no more than ten works or other work, primarily referred to.


• The recruitment group may use interviews, test lectures and referral. The applicant should therefore provide a list of reference persons who can highlight his / her professional skills as well as personal qualities that are relevant to employment, such as leadership and teamwork.


• The educational merit portfolio should be designed to enable a qualitative assessment of the educational qualifications.


The application and appendices are submitted electronically in Uppsala University's recruitment system.


Uppsala University values the qualities that even gender distribution and diversity add to the business. We therefore look forward to searching for all sexes and with different birth background, functionality and life experience.


Salary: Individual payroll is applied.


Access: 2018-02-01.


Type of employment: Limited employment one year with the possibility of renewal for another year.


Extent of employment: 100%


Information about the employment is provided by the
Department's Head of Department, Professor Merja Kytö, tel. 018-471 1251,
or Head of Department for Undergraduate and Advanced Studies, Dr Niamh Ní Shiadhail, tel. 018-471 1268,


Welcome to your application by December 8, 2017, UFV-PA 2017/4023.


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


Location: Uppsala University, English institution

Type of employment: Full-time, fixed-term employment longer than 6 months

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 2017/4023

Deadline for application: 2017-12-08

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