Associate Senior Lecturer in Design: Focus on Sustainability and Social Change. Malmö University. 30.04.18
The position as associate senior lecturer is intended to provide early career researchers with an opportunity to develop their independence as researchers and advance their research and teaching expertise for the purpose of enabling them to fulfil the requirements for appointments as senior lecturers. This is a tenure-track position which can be held for a maximum of four years. An associate senior lecturer who meets the qualification requirements for employment as senior lecturer has the right, upon application, to be considered for promotion to a permanent position as senior lecturer (see below). Teaching is not expected to exceed 50% of working time.

In this position you will conduct research in the interdisciplinary field of design with a special focus on sustainability and social change. This includes co-design processes with a focus on social, economic and ecological sustainability. Design research at K3 large falls within the research profile New media, public spheres and forms of expression, but you will also have the opportunity to take part in the strategic development of new design research themes. The position also includes research-based teaching in the practice-based design fields, both on bachelor and master’s level, with a specific focus on sustainability and social change, as well as supervision and examination of bachelor and master’s theses. As associate senior lecturer, you will be expected to create strong networks with external stakeholders as well as the international research community. Your experience of co-design and social, economic and ecological sustainability in theory and practice, as well as your interest in contributing to a rapidly transforming research field will be important assets.

Qualifications
In order to qualify for appointment as associate senior lecturer, the applicant must

have obtained a PhD in a design discipline relevant to the position in Sweden or abroad no more than 5 years prior to the application deadline for the appointment. Applicants who obtained their PhDs more than 5 years prior to the application deadline may be considered under special circumstances, including sick leave, parental leave, clinical work, duties as a union representative or other similar circumstances.

In order to qualify for this specific position, the applicant must

have documented experience of design research with a special focus on sustainability and social change,

have demonstrated proficiency in English

have demonstrated proficiency in one of the Scandinavian languages.


The following qualifications are considered particular strengths:

demonstrated ability to carry out and publish design research in international arenas

demonstrated skills in scholarly communication

Selection criteria
Assessment of candidates is based on their degree of proficiency and ability with respect to the qualifications listed above. All teaching staff at Malmö University are expected to have completed, or be about to undergo, training in higher education teaching and learning of at least 15 credits. Since the associate senior lectureship is a tenure track position, the applicants’ research and teaching qualifications should primarily be assessed in terms of quality. An applicant’s quantitative advantage, which can be explained by the fact that the applicant has been active for a longer period of time, should not be decisive.

Promotion
According to the current appointment rules of Malmö University, an associate senior lecturer who meets the qualification requirements for employment as senior lecturer has the right, upon application, to be considered for promotion to senior lecturer.

A person is qualified for appointment as senior lecturer at Malmö University if he or she

has obtained a PhD in a design discipline relevant to the position,

has demonstrated teaching expertise through their ability to develop, conduct and manage education,

has demonstrated an ability to engage with wider society and communicate their activities within their area of responsibility.

You apply through Malmö University’s recruitment system by clicking the button “ansök”. You have the responsibility that your application is complete according to the adverted position and your application must be received no later than 30 April 2018.

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16.04.2018 um 14:29 Uhr

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