Mälardalen University (MDH) is a gathering place for people who want to develop themselves and create a more sustainable future. Our 15,000 students attend an array of courses and programs in Business, Health, Engineering and Education. With around 900 employees, MDH is one of Sweden's largest university colleges. Research is conducted in all areas of education and is internationally renowned in areas such as future energy and embedded systems. Our close cooperation with businesses and the public sector improve our contribution to human well-being and environmental sustainability. At MDH, there are numerous opportunities to work cross-disciplinary for innovative research and education.
Students at our school become for example industrial engineer, business administrator or political scientist. The division of economy and political science includes the subjects: Political science, Economics, and Accounting & management control.
Currently, we are implementing a strategic investment to develop the research and education in the subject Accounting & management control. We are looking for someone who wants to assume a leading role in developing a strong research environment while developing a synergistically connected environment between schools and subjects within the university college.
We believe that the ideal candidate has a thorough knowledge of the subject matter, is up to date on the current research in the field and has a wealth of unrealized ideas and research ambitions. To enable you to take on this role, we offer 50-70% research time over 3-4 years.
Employment: Until further notice after an initial probationary period of employment
Scope: Full time
Closing date for application: 1 December 2019
Campus location: Västeras
School: School of Business, Society and Engineering, (EST), Division of Business and Social Sciences
You will be responsible to focus, plan and lead the research subject Accounting & management control. You are expected to share ideas, experiences, knowledge and network in a purposeful, inspiring and creative way. An important task will be to participate in the work of building an innovative and pleasant research environment.
Within the framework of your employment, you are expected to lead the group’s work of writing applications to obtain long-term research grants, collaborate with local research and education environments while producing highly relevant research.
The position also include customary academic work related to teaching at basic and advanced levels. You will ideally strengthen the link between research and teaching. The incumbent will also hold relevant administrative responsibilities. Both the teaching and the nature of the assignments will be planned to meet both the applicant's interests and the needs of the organization.
The qualification requirements for a senior lecturer is a PhD degree and well documented scientific and teaching abilities.
Scientific proficiency will be assessed with regards to Swedish and English publications in both article and book form. In other words, the requirements for merit are assessed, taking into account the nature of the subject and the potential for international publication.
To be eligible for employment as university lecturer, the applicant must have demonstrated the scientific skill and teaching ability required for the position. In addition, scientific competence may have been demonstrated through the ability to achieve results in research through collaboration in joint projects that benefit academia and business/public activity/society and through the ability to inform about research.
Assessment of pedagogical competence shall cover the planning, implementation, and evaluation of teaching as well as supervision and examination. The pedagogical skill must be well documented and in such a way that the quality can also be assessed.
Applicants should have completed ten weeks of higher education pedagogical education or otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge. Anyone who is employed as a university lecturer but does not have a higher education pedagogical education will be offered such during the first year of employment. The higher education pedagogical education at Mälardalen University corresponds to ten weeks of education.
Otherwise, reference is made to HF Chapter 4 and Mälardalen University's employment scheme.
As a general basis for assessment, it is necessary to have both the ability to cooperate as well as the ability and suitability in completing duties required for the position.
Equal attention will be given to the assessment of teaching skills and the assessment of scientific or artistic skills.
We will also consider the following when assessing applicants:
• The relevance of the research in regard to Accounting & management control and the scope, breadth, and depth of the research
• Searched and awarded research grants
• Degree of activity and establishment as an independent researcher
• Experience in planning and managing research projects with others
• Basic and advanced level guidance
• Ability to inform about research in various forums
• Experience of collaboration with the surrounding community in research and education
• Ability to plan, develop, examine, and monitor one’s own teaching at the basic and advanced levels
• Administrative ability
• Other experience that is of importance with regard to the subject content and duties of the employment
Crucial importance is attached to personal suitability. We value the qualities that an even age and gender distribution, as well as ethnic and cultural diversity, add to the business.
It is an advantage if you are an associate professor with the ambition to merit to professor in the near future. It is thus valuable if you fulfill the University’s guidelines for admission as a docent.
We envision that you are proactive, humble, like working in a team, and have the ability to inspire your colleagues to think outside the box, dare to dream big and create engagement that allows you to set and achieve goals together. The ambition of the division is that the various employee profiles complement each other and that together, we can make a difference!
It is a plus if you have an interest in topics linked to sustainable development, digitalisation or internationalisation.
It is also of merit if you have the ability to speak, write, and teach in both Swedish and English.
We also appreciate that you have had academic assignments of a scientific nature, such as, for example, that of an expert and external reviewer, or other relevant scientific assignments such as member of a scientific council in other government authorities and/or companies.
Application is made online. Make your application by clicking the "Apply" button below.
The scientific publications that you do not have in digital form are to be sent by post in three copies to:
Division of Human Resources
721 23 Västerås
The applicant is responsible for ensuring that the application is complete in accordance with the advertisement and will reach the University no later than closing date for application.
We look forward to receiving your application.
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|Titel||Senior Lecturer in Business Administration with specialization in Accounting and Management Control|
|Job location||Högskoleplan 1, 721 23 Västerås|
|Publicerad||oktober 16, 2019|
|Sista ansökningsdatum||december 1, 2019|
|Ämnen||Verksamhetsstyrning,   Redovisning,   Ledning,   Controlling,   Pedagogik inom ekonomi  |