Senior university lecturer in philosophy (EXPIRED)
Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, Umeå University, Sweden
|Job category||Faculty (open rank) / Tenured, continuing or permanent|
|Organization's reference number||AN 2.2.1-1702-19|
|Location||Umeå, Västerbotten, Sweden|
|Start date||July 1, 2020 or by agreement|
The Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies is looking for a senior university lecturer in Philosophy. The position is permanent (100%).
The Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Umeå University’s Faculty of Humanities conducts education and research in the fields of archaeology, philosophy, history, history of ideas, religious studies and theology. Philosophy offers study programmes and degrees at first-cycle (undergraduate), second-cycle (Master’s) and third-cycle (doctoral) level. Further information about the department and the philosophy subject can be found at www.idesam.umu.se/english/.
Description and work duties
The ability to teach in Swedish (or another Scandinavian language) is a requirement for the position as a senior university lecturer.
Research expertise should have been demonstrated by independent research production. The criteria for assessing research expertise are:
• Breadth and depth of research - quality and scope
Educational expertise shall have been demonstrated through documented experience of teaching on a research basis within higher education. The criteria for assessing educational expertise are:
• An ability to plan, implement and evaluate teaching and an ability to supervise and examine students at every level of education
These skills can be obtained through higher education teacher training, other training relevant to teaching within higher education and/or documented, proven experience of teaching in higher education.
Weighing the evaluation criteria against each other
In the assessment of the research expertise, particular importance will be given to research competence within the core areas of philosophy, in particular history of philosophy, epistemology, logic, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language and ethics, including metaethics.
A substantial part of teaching is focused on the following areas: history of philosophy, epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of mind and philosophy of language. Teaching skills within a wide range of these areas will be considered a significant merit.
The planning and execution of teaching and examination is largely carried out in teams of lecturers. It is therefore important that the candidate have a good ability to work with others.
The qualification and evaluation criteria are available at: Appointments procedure for teachers at Umeå University.
Your application is to be submitted through Umeå University’s electronic recruitment system Varbi no later than the January 7, 2020.
Umeå University applies positive discrimination of underrepresented gender. There are currently fewer female than male lecturers in philosophy, and we therefore especially encourage applications from female applicants.
For more information about the position, contact the Coordinator of the Subject Area, Lars Samuelsson (+46 90-7866241, email@example.com) or Head of Department, Jonas Nilsson (+46-90-7869990, firstname.lastname@example.org).
We look forward to receiving your application!
Admission 2020-07-01 unless otherwise agreed
Jonas Nilsson, Head of Department
+46 90-786 99 90, email@example.com
Lars Samuelsson, Coordinator of the Subject Area
+46 090-786 62 41, firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration number AN 2.2.1-1702-19
Salary Monthly salary
SACO +46 90-786 53 65
SEKO +46 90-786 52 96
ST +46 90-786 54 31
Apply before 2020-01-07
Umeå University wants to offer an equal environment where open dialogue between people with different backgrounds and perspectives lay the foundation for learning, creativity and development. We welcome people with different backgrounds and experiences to apply for the current employment. We kindly decline offers of recruitment and advertising help.
|How to apply|
|Web address to apply||https://www.umu.se/en/work-with-us/open-positions/...|
|Hard deadline||January 7, 2020, 11:59pm CET|
|Web address for more information||https://www.umu.se/en/work-with-us/open-positions/...|
|Contact name||Jonas Nilsson|
|Contact phone||+46 90-786 99 90|
|Time created||December 3, 2019, 10:54am EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||January 7, 2020, 11:59pm CET|
|Expired on||January 9, 2020, 12:46am CET|
|Last updated||January 8, 2020, 6:46pm EST|
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