This is a fixed-term full-time (or part-time) permanent employment (if desired, part-time) at the School of Business, Engineering and Science starting spring 2018.
We are looking for a senior lecturer, for the Department of Environmental and Biosciences, with an interest in teaching at first and second cycle levels and with specific competence within the area of exercise biomedicine and who is conducting research in exercise biomedicine. Today, our research in exercise biomedicine covers topics such as immunology, effects of physical activity on chronic diseases, sports physiology, biomechanics, movement and health. The research group is part of the Rydberg Laboratory for Applied Sciences (RLAS) and it has three research areas; biosystems, material systems and energy systems. Exercise biomedicine is part of biosystems where the research spans from the nanometre scale, through individual cells and cell membranes, organs and entire organisms, up to the local and global environment. There is at the present time 1 full professor, 4 senior lecturers and 2 lecturers in biomedicine. The RLAS group has a core laboratory facility and host today 7 full professors and 20 senior lecturers.
Teaching will be in Swedish and/or English. Administrative tasks are included in the employment.
Documented pedagogical skills and a PhD or equivalent scientific competency or other professional skill of importance with regard to the subject content of the employment and the work tasks included in the employment are prerequisites for the position.
In addition, Halmstad University requires a senior lecturer to have taken a course in teaching and learning in higher education or in other ways have acquired equivalent competency. In those cases the applicant does not meet with these requirements, they should be met within two years of employment.
The applicant has a PhD in exercise physiology or related subject and experience in teaching, research and collaboration within the employment specialisation. The applicant should be structured in work, independent, have demonstrated collaborative skills, keep deadlines and be interested in working in multidisciplinary groups and projects. We encourage young professionals with a strong interest in teaching and development of pedagogical skills to apply.
Meritorious for the position:
The assessment criteria for appointment as a senior lecturer shall be the degree of the expertise required as a qualification for employment. As much attention shall be given to the assessment of teaching expertise as to the assessment of other qualifying criteria laid down above. Each higher education institution determines itself what assessment criteria are otherwise to apply to the appointment of a senior lecturer. Ordinance (2010:1064).
Halmstad University has decided on the following assessment criteria (in addition to scientific and pedagogical skills) upon the employment of senior lecturers: Leadership ability and administrative skills as well as an ability to collaborate with the surrounding community and communicate research and development work.
Apply for the position via the University’s recruitment system (via link on this page) at the latest 2017-10-XX.
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|Type of employment||Tillsvidareanställning|
|Contract type||Full time|
|Number of positions||1|
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|Last application date||10.Dec.2017 11:59 PM CET|