at the Department of Economic History and International Relations. Closing date: 30 August 2019.
Economic history is the study of production, reproduction, distribution and consumption. Research in economic history is characterized by both theoretical pluralism and a breadth of methodology which means that both quantitative and qualitative methods are applied, for example, econometrics and historical methods. There are several research fields within the discipline, such as business history, pricing history, social history, labor market history, historical demography and gender work division. At the department, research is conducted in several of those areas and often in long historical perspectives.
The responsibilities primarily involve teaching at the undergraduate and advanced level. The teaching at the department is focused on Swedish and international economic history. The applicant shall be prepared to participate in pedagogical development work and administration at all levels, and, among other things, actively participate in the department's research seminars. Furthermore, the applicant is expected to conduct his/her own research and apply for external research grants.
Eligible applicants for the position of senior lecturer should hold a PhD in Economic history or have equivalent research skills and have demonstrated teaching expertise.
The applicant must have documented experience and competence in Swedish and/or international economic history.
Teaching proficiency should normally have been demonstrated through teaching experience at both the undergraduate- and master´s levels, of relevance to the subject area and the main responsibilities of the position. Teaching proficiency should be well documented and in a manner that makes it possible to assess the quality of the teaching activities.
The applicant must have the ability to cooperate with colleagues as well as other abilities that are required in order successfully to meet the demands of the position.
Special and equal emphasis will be placed on scientific and educational skills.
The scientific skills assessed primarily on a weighting of the quality of submitted publications. The applicant should be able to demonstrate knowledge of both qualitative and quantitative methods. In assessing the pedagogical skills, including experience in planning, implementation and evaluation of teaching, supervision and examination. In addition, emphasis is placed on pedagogical skills and experience of teaching at several levels at universities. In this assessment, course evaluations, pedagogical self-reflection, didactic and other relevant information, as well as assessments from study directors and head of departments, play a crucial role.
Strong emphasis will be placed on documented ability to cooperate well with colleagues and fellow researchers.
Strong emphasis will be placed on having successfully planned, applied for and obtained research project funds from external research funding bodies.
Strong emphasis will be placed on competence and experience in gender-oriented research.
Emphasis will be placed on administrative skills and proven collaboration with the surrounding society and dissemination of research and development findings.
It is a merit to have completed at least 15 higher education credits in teaching and learning in higher education or to have otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge.
The Faculty of Social Sciences strives for a gender balance, women are therefore encouraged to apply for this position.
An applicant who does not have at least 15 higher education credits in teaching and learning in higher education, and is not deemed to have acquired equivalent knowledge, must complete such training within the first two years of employment.
Proficiency in Swedish is not a requirement at the time of appointment, but the candidate should be prepared to carry out teaching and administrative duties that require proficiency in Swedish within two years of employment.
In the event of a discrepancy between the Swedish original vacancy and the English translation, the Swedish version takes precedence.
Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.
Further information about the position can be obtained from the Head of the Department, Professor Thomas Jonter, telephone: +46 8 16 30 08x, firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions regarding the application process, please contact administrator Hans Rosenberg, telephone: +46 8 16 32 64, email@example.com.
Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64, firstname.lastname@example.org, Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46 8 16 34 89, email@example.com, and firstname.lastname@example.org (SEKO).
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Closing date: 30/08/2019
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