The following is an announcement from the Department of Economic History at Stockholm University:
The Department of Economic History at Stockholm University is looking for a Senior Lecturer in International Relations.
This position’s subject area includes the international system’s formation, function, and impact at local, national and regional levels. Within the Department of Economic History’s International Relations profile, research related to global political economy, global security, and global cooperation are of special interest.
The main duties of the position are teaching, supervision, and research at the Department of Economic History as well as within the cross-disciplinary programs in which the department is involved. The applicant is expected to contribute to course/program development, and to deliver high-quality teaching at both undergraduate and graduate level. The applicant is also expected to conduct his/her own research and seek external research funding.
The qualified applicant for this position has been awarded a PhD in International Relations, Peace and Conflict Studies, International Political Economy, Economic History, Political Science, or has scientific competence and demonstrated teaching expertise in a related, relevant discipline. Teaching proficiency should be demonstrated through teaching experience at both Bachelor’s and Master’s education levels. Teaching expertise should be well-documented, and in a manner that makes it possible to assess pedagogical quality. The applicant must have the ability to cooperate with colleagues in order to carry out the above-mentioned duties in an effective way.
Special and equal emphasis will be paid to teaching and scientific proficiency relevant to the subject. Teaching proficiency should be demonstrated through experience in teaching and supervision, mainly within the areas global political economy, global security, and cooperation in international affairs. Scientific proficiency should be demonstrated through own research within one or several of these areas.
Strong emphasis will be paid to experience in program/course curricula development, program responsibilities, experience as director of studies or similar work, and administrative proficiency.
Strong emphasis will be paid to a documented ability to cooperate well with colleagues and fellow researchers.
Emphasis will be paid to teaching experience in English.
Emphasis will be paid to the ability to collaborate with the surrounding society and to inform about the work of research and development.
Emphasis will also be paid to successfully having applied for and received research funds for projects from external research funding bodies.
It is a merit to have completed at least 15 higher education credits in teaching theory or have otherwise acquired the equivalent knowledge.
The Faculty of Social Sciences strives for gender balance; therefore, women are encouraged to apply for this position.
An applicant who does not have at least 15 higher education credits in teaching theory and has not been assessed as otherwise having the corresponding knowledge must undergo such courses during the first two years of employment.
Understanding Swedish is not a requirement at the time of employment. The applicant should, however, be prepared within a few years to carry out teaching and administration tasks that require knowledge and usage of the Swedish language.
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 08, Thomas.email@example.com.
For questions regarding the application process, please contact administrator Kristina Löfstedt, telephone: +46 8 16 33 02, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The application deadline is March 13th, 2017.
To learn more about the position, as well as to apply, please visit the position listing at: http://www.su.se/english/about/vacancies/vacancies-new-list?rmpage=job&rmjob=2715&rmlang=UK