Our Communication for Development program is hiring a full-time, permanent teacher & researcher!

Our Communication for Development program is looking for a Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor-equivalent) to join our team!

This is a full-time, permanent position and applications are accepted until 30 April 2018!

The full job specifications and details of how to apply are available on Malmö University’s website.

So please do not hesitate to spread the word, submit an application or get in touch with me if you have further questions!
As I will not be directly involved in the hiring process I am very happy to answer informal inquiries about working at Malmö University, in Swedish higher education or about living in (Southern) Sweden!

Here's an excerpt of the application text:

As a senior lecturer in Communication for Development you will be involved in independent teaching, course and programme management, supervision and examination of master’s theses, educational development work, research, and collaboration with external stakeholders, international research partners and the wider society. This specific position involves teaching primarily within the programme Communication for Development, an online master’s programme working with a global student group of around 100 students. As K3 is an interdisciplinary school, teaching within other programmes and courses may also occur.

Qualifications

In order to qualify for appointment as senior lecturer at Malmö university, the applicant must have


  • obtained a PhD in in a subject relevant to Communication for Development, for example Development Studies, Media and Communication Studies, Cultural Studies, Social Anthropology or Political Science
  • demonstrated teaching expertise through their ability to develop, conduct and manage education
  • demonstrated an ability to engage with wider society and communicate their activities within their area of responsibilityIn order to qualify for this specific position, the applicant must have:
  • documented competence in research-based teaching
  • a high level of proficiency to teach, research and communicate in English
  • documented experience of interdisciplinary research and teaching
  • documented experience of supervision and examination of degree projects in the interdisciplinary field of Communication for Development
The following qualifications are considered particular strengths:

  • experience in teaching and research on developing countries and the global South
  • experience of teaching in an online, blended teaching environment and virtual teamwork
  • knowledge of new media and/or visual communication theories and practices in the context of humanitarian or development communication in a historical as well as contemporary perspective
  • additional language proficiency, including Nordic languages
Selection criteria
Assessment of candidates is based on their degree of proficiency and ability with respect to the qualifications listed above. Scientific and pedagogical qualifications are the two main qualifications, and they are considered equally important in the assessment. 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.


Contacts

Head of section Petra Ragnerstam. For general employment and procedural questions, contact Anne Olsson, Human Resources


Application
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 date month 2018.
The application consists of the following elements:


  1. A complete résumé.
  2. Copies of relevant certificates.
  3. A statement on pedagogical philosophy and intent.
  4. A statement highlighting scientific, pedagogical and other activities of particular significance for the position.
  5. Copies of selected scientific and pedagogical works (up to five in each category).
  6. References
Your merits can be documented according to Malmö university’s Guidelines for documentation and assessment of qualifications.
See also Malmö University appointment rules.

Your application will be handled by our internal hiring board and also assessed by external experts.


Additional information

This is a permanent full-time position starting at the earliest convenience or by agreement. A probationary period of 6 months may apply.
At Malmö University, individual salary negotiations apply.

Malmö University is a workplace characterised by an open and inclusive approach where equal treatment adds value to our activities.

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