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[ecrea] Assistant Professor Positions at Karlstad University
Tue Oct 04 12:21:34 GMT 2011
*Karlstad University announces:*
*1-2 Senior Lecturer / Assistant Professor positions in Media and
Communication Studies, dossier number **REK 2011/86*
The Department of Media and Communication Studies at Karlstad University
is part of the Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT. Media
and Communication Studies at Karlstad University is an attractive
education and research environment. Interdisciplinary contacts and
global perspectives are a given in our work.
The Department conducts research and doctoral studies at the highest
international standards within three profiles: (1)/Communication,
Citizenship and Social Change,/ (2) /Digital Media and Cultural
Circulation /and (3) /Global Media Studies./ The Department is in a
period of development, for which we seek additional Senior Lecturers.
More information about the University is available at www.kau.se
<http://www.kau.se/>, and more information about the Department at
Our department is in an expanding phase and we seek Senior Lecturers who
can contribute towards the development of both our research profiles and
our highly popular degree programs. We seek Senior Lecturers who are
interested in teaching, leading research projects, and assuming a
central role in both the strategic development of research and doctoral
studies. The position includes both teaching and research.
You are considered to be qualified for employment as a senior university
lecturer if you have completed a Ph.D. in Media and Communication
Studies (or related area), completed a course in pedagogy in higher
education, or by other means acquired equivalent competence and proven
pedagogic ability. Applicants without a completed course in pedagogy may
be employed on a temporary basis, which can lead to a permanent contract
upon completion of the course.
/Of highly significant weight /is experience of teaching and research
within the discipline of Media and Communication Studies. Identical
weight is placed on scholarly/research competence and proven pedagogic
/Of//significant weight /is experience of developing and leading
research projects or other activities, experiences of strategic
development, successful publishing within one or more of our research
profiles, significant scholarly publications and international
experience, and experience of teaching in English.
/Of weight /are personal qualities such as the ability to collaborate,
administrative skills, the ability to take initiative, and the capacity
to cooperate externally in wider society. We strive for an even gender
balance among employees, and female applicants are especially welcome.
The position is a permanent full-time position with a starting date
based upon agreement. Employment may be on a temporary trial basis.
If the employee is not Swedish speaking, they must be able to teach and
tutor in Swedish within two years.
Applicants who wish to be evaluated for employment as Professor should
state this clearly in their application.
Applications are to be submitted through our recruitment system
NetRecruiter before the final application date of 1 November. The
application should include documented merits and an outline of your
teaching philosophy. At least two referees should be given.
More information on how to apply may be found on our website page Staff
Karlstad University’s policies and procedures for the employment and
promotion of teaching staff may also be found on the website.
Those documents which cannot be submitted electronically should be sent
in three copies to:
651 88 KARLSTAD
Give the reference number REK 2011/86
The application should consist of:
* a full academic CV, with the names of referees
* a full description of teaching and research (or artistic)
activities and skills
* a certificate of university pedagogy/teaching education (or
evidence of equivalent knowledge)
* a full description of other relevant experience (e.g. management,
cooperation and administration)
* an outline of future teaching and research plans
* a list of publications
* certified copies of university grades/marks, certificates and diplomas
* a maximum of ten most relevant research publications, and a
maximum of five complimentary publications/works indicating other
skills and knowledge (e.g. textbooks, computer programs or popular
Head of Department Solveig Nilsson Lindberg and Professor André Jansson.
Union representatives are Thomas Wennstam (SACO), and Barbro Berglund
(OFR). They may be reached by telephone, 054-700 10 00 (reception).
Dept. of Media & Communication Studies
Dept. of Philosophy and History of Technology
Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)
(miyase.christensen /at/ kau.se)
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