Södertörns högskola (Södertörn University) in south Stockholm is a dynamic institute of higher education with a unique profile and high academic standard. A large proportion of the university staff holds doctorates and there is a strong link between undergraduate education and research. Södertörn University has around 11 000 students and 840 employees. Undergraduate and postgraduate education and research are conducted in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Life Sciences, Technology and Education. Our site is in Flemingsberg. Södertörn University is an equal opportunities employer.
English at Södertörn University is taught as a freestanding subject but is also included in degree programmes: MEG (Media, English and Globalisation) and Teacher Education with an Intercultural Profile. We conduct teaching and research in the English language, as well as the literature, society and cultural heritage of this linguistic area. Proficiency training in English is included in many of our courses. Language and culture are also studied from postcolonial and multicultural perspectives.
Senior lecturer in English, specialising in American literature
The position includes teaching, supervision, and responsibility for courses and course development at first and second cycle levels (Bachelor’s and Master’s levels). A significant amount of teaching focuses on Teacher Education.
An individual is qualified for employment as Senior Lecturer if he/she has proven educational skills and possesses a doctorate or has the equivalent scholarly expertise or other professional skills that are of significance to the position’s demands and job description. Teaching is primarily conducted in English, but the applicant is expected to be able to teach in Swedish within the first two years of employment.
Coursework or training in higher education teaching, or the equivalent, is advantageous.
Please refer to item 2.2.1 in Södertörn University’s Appointments Procedure, which is available at sh.se/ledigajobb.
Grounds for assessment
The grounds for assessment when employing a senior lecturer is the degree of expertise required to be eligible for the position. Scholarly expertise is demonstrated through research. Pedagogical expertise must be demonstrated through documented experience of conducting and developing courses and a written presentation of the applicant’s pedagogical approach. Applicants must also have the personal skills necessary to meet the demands of the position. Please refer to items 2.2.2 and 2.2.3 of Södertörn University’s Appointments Procedure, which is available at sh.se/ledigajobb.
Scholarly and educational expertise will be given equal priority.
For this position, the following grounds for assessment have also been decided (in order of importance):
The items below must be documented.
Research in English in the fields of subject didactics or educational studies, specialising in literary studies
Experience of teaching and/or research specialising in intercultural perspectives
Experience of teaching in Teacher Education programmes
Good cooperation skills
Research focusing on the years 1600-1900
The position is full-time and until further notice, start date as agreed. The university may apply a six-month probationary period.
Applications must be written in English as they may be reviewed by international external experts. Application deadline: July 1, 2019.
Head of Department Christine Farhan, tel +46 (0)8 608 4106
Subject representative Sheila Ghose, tel +46 (0)8 608 4539
Recruitment Coordinator Anna Mustelin, tel +46 (0)8 608 4549
In the event of any uncertainty, it is the Swedish version that applies.
You apply for this position by clicking on the Apply/Ansök button below.
You find instructions for application above at “Appointment Procedure"/"Mall för ansökan".
- Publications referred to must be attached to the application.
- An application that is not complete or arrives at Södertörn University after the closing date may be rejected.
- On the website sh.se/vacantpositions there is a template for applications that the applicant needs to follow.
SACO: Antonia Ribbing, tel: +46 70 602 87 61, email@example.com
ST: Karin Magnusson, tel: +46 8 608 41 75, firstname.lastname@example.org
SEKO: Henry Wölling tel: +46 8 524 840 80, email@example.com
The current employment is valid on condition that the employment decision becomes valid.
Södertörn University may apply CV review.
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|Title||Senior lecturer in English, specialising in American literature|
|Job location||Alfred Nobels allé 7, 141 89 Huddinge|
|Published||May 22, 2019|
|Application deadline||July 1, 2019|
|Job types||Lecturer / Senior Lecturer  |
|Fields||Didactics,   Language Education,   Teacher Education,   English Literature,   Literary Theory,   World Literatures,   Germanic languages,   Literacy Education,   Applied Linguistics,   |