Associate Senior Lecturer in Computer Science; Programming Languages and their Implementation

Lund University Faculty of Engineering

Sweden

Associate Senior Lecturer in Computer Science with a Focus on Programming Languages and Their Implementation

Lund University, LTH

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and more than 8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

LTH forms the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University, with approximately 9 000 students. The research carried out at LTH is of a high international standard and we are continuously developing our teaching methods and adapting our courses to current needs.

The department of Computer Science at Lund University, Faculty of Engineering invites applications for a position as Associate senior lecturer in Computer Science with a focus on programming languages and their implementation.

Subject

Computer Science with a focus on programming languages and their implementation

Subject description

The subject is programming languages and their implementation, with a particular focus on attribute grammars and domain-specific languages for automation.

Work duties

Employment as an associate senior lecturer is a career development position and  aims for the holder to develop his or her independence as a researcher and educator. The work duties mainly involve research and teaching. The position shall include the opportunity for five weeks of training in higher education teaching and learning.

Work duties:

  • Research within the subject area.
  • Teaching in the first, second and third cycles of studies.
  • Supervision of degree projects and doctoral students.
  • Actively seeking external research funding.
  • Collaboration with industry and wider society.
  • Administration related to the work duties listed above.                                               

Qualification requirements

Appointment to associate senior lecturer requires that the applicant has a PhD, or acquired corresponding research expertise.

Priority should be given to applicants who have completed their degree or acquired the corresponding expertise no more than five years before the last date for applications.

Additional requirements

  • Very good oral and written proficiency in English.
  • Very good oral and written proficiency in Swedish.
  • Publications in international conferences and journals.
  • Experience from teaching introductory programming courses.

Assessment criteria

For appointments to associate senior lecturer, the following shall form the assessment criteria:

  • A good ability to develop and conduct research.
  • A good ability to perform teaching.

Other qualifications

  • Experience from being course responsible for introductory courses like programming, datastructures and algorithms, and databases.
  • Experience from collaboration with industry.
  • Experience from developing open-source software.

Consideration will also be given to ability to co-operate, drive and independence, and how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen ongoing research, education and innovation within the department, and how they stand to contribute to its future development.

Terms of employment

This is a full-time, fixed-term employment of 6 years. The period of employment is determined in accordance with Chapter 4 Section 12a§ HEA.

Instructions on how to apply

Applications shall be written in English. Draw up the application in accordance with the Academic qualifications portfolio at LTH, se link below, and attach it as three PDF files (in the recruitment system). Read more here:

http://www.lth.se/english/working-at-lth/to-apply-for-academic-positions-at-lth/

Promotion to senior lecturer in Computer Science with a focus on programming languages and their implementation

During the period of employment, an associate senior lecturer can apply for appointment to a permanent position as senior lecturer if he or she has the required qualifications listed below, and is deemed to be suitable. An associate senior lecturer can only apply for promotion once.

Qualification requirements

Appointment to senior lecturer requires that the applicant has:

  • A PhD or corresponding research competence or professional expertise considered important with regard to the subject matter of the post and the work duties it will involve.
  • Demonstrated teaching expertise.
  • Completed five weeks of training in higher education teaching and learning, or acquired equivalent knowledge by other means.

Additional requirements

  • Good ability to co-operate, independence and drive.
  • New scientific production that in quality and quantity corresponds to what is expected from an active researcher in the subject area.
  • Actively participated in work on seeking external funding.
  • Ability to contribute to innovation and regeneration of the organization.

Assessment criteria

When assessing the applicants, equal importance will be given to research and teaching expertise.

For appointments to senior lecturer, the following shall form the assessment criteria:

  • A good national and international standing as a researcher. The requirement for international experience shall be assessed with consideration to the character and traditions of the subject.
  • Good teaching ability, including a good ability to conduct, develop and lead teaching and other educational activities on different levels and using a variety of teaching methods.
  • An ability to supervise doctoral students to achieve a PhD.
  • An ability to collaborate with wider society and communicate his or her activities.
  • A good general ability to lead and develop activities.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset. We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.

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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As soon as possible
Salary Monthly
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2020/1923
Contact
Görel Hedin, +46462229644
Union representative
SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64, kansli@saco-s.lu.se
OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62, st@st.lu.se
Published 23.Jun.2020
Last application date 21.Jul.2020 11:59 PM CET

 


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