Senior Lecturer in Informatics

Lund University Department of informatics


Senior lecturer in informatics with specific focus on Business Intelligence driven digital transformation

Lund University School of Economics and Management, Department of informatics

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has around 44 000 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.

Lund University School of Economics and Management is one of eight faculties within Lund University. More than 4 000 students and 450 researchers, teachers and other staff are engaged here in training and research in economic history, business administration, business law, informatics, economics, statistics and research policy.

The School of Economics and Management is accredited by the three largest and most influential accreditation institutes for business schools: EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB. Only just over 100 business schools in the world have achieved this prestigious Triple Crown accreditation.

At the Department of informatics ( there is pioneering research and business collaboration. We have an attractive undergraduate education providing our students advantageous academic degrees for working life or postgraduate education. We coordinate the bachelor program in information systems at the School of Economics and Management, and offer independent courses and the international masters program in information systems.

Lund University announces one position as senior lecturer in informatics with specific focus on BI driven digital transformation. The position is a full-time permanent position and is placed at the Department of informatics, Lund University School of Economics and Management.


The department needs to strengthen research and education in the areas of design, development, implementation and evaluation of information systems with specific focus on BI driven digital transformation.

Job description

The position includes teaching, supervision and research. Administrative tasks may also be included. Teaching is conducted at both undergraduate and graduate levels in Swedish and English.

Teaching comprises a maximum of 70% of the position, and a minimum of 20% research and 10% administrative duties. However, the relative proportions of duties may change over time in line with receiving external research grants.

An important part of the work consists of collaboration, both nationally and internationally, with other departments and universities in the subject areas of informatics and information systems. The tasks also include participating in the work to ensure research funding. It is also important to be able to collaborate with companies and organizations, both nationally and internationally.

The applicant is expected to be in an active and productive phase of her/his academic career and thereby active within the international research community in design, development, implementation and evaluation of information systems with specific focus on BI driven digital transformation. It is expected of a senior lecturer to produce high quality research and teaching in BI driven digital transformation at an international level.


Those qualified for appointment as a senior lecturer is a person who has demonstrated teaching expertise and has been awarded a PhD in a relevant subject (Higher Education Ordinance chap. 4, 4§). It is a requirement to have completed at least five weeks of training in teaching and learning in higher education or acquired equivalent knowledge by other means.


To be qualified for the position, broad and deep experience and competence in design, development, implementation, and evaluation of information systems with specific focus on BI driven digital transformation is required. This includes experience and expertise in BI technologies, databases, business modeling and business architecture.

It is a requirement that the applicant is able to teach in both Swedish and English.

Experience of participating in international research projects, having successfully applied for external funding, experience of course responsibility at undergraduate and graduate level in educational programs in information systems and documented doctoral supervisor experience are meritorious.

Basis of assessment

For appointments to senior lecturer, the following shall form the assessment criteria (Lund University Appointment Rules):

  • 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 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 engage with wider society and communicate his or her activities;
  • a good general ability to lead and develop activities.

The School of Economics and Management strives for a balance between research and education in all teacher positions. Therefore, in assessing the applicants, equal importance will be attached to scientific and pedagogical skills. Administrative capacity is also included in the assessment.

The overall assessment of scientific skills, special emphasis is placed on having published in highly ranked international scientific jounals and/or presented conference papers at highly ranked international conferences. The publications/conference presentations are to be in the field of design, development, implementation and evaluation of information systems with specific focus on BI driven digital transformation.

The overall assessment of pedagogical qualifications includes training in teaching and learning in higher education, pedagogical experience and pedagogical skills.

Consideration will also be given to good co-operative ability, drive and independence and how the applicant, through his/her experience and competence, is expected to supplement and strengthen ongoing undergraduate and master's education as well as research and innovation within the department and contribute to its future development.

The Department of informatics is a small department, where collegial interaction and the individual's efforts are of great importance. A required element of the position will be to actively participate in the work of the teaching body for further developing the department's educational programs and other activities.

For further information on assessment grounds, please see: “General requirements profile and assessment for employment as senior lecturer at Lund University School of Economics and Management” at

Application procedure

You apply for the position online by clicking on the ”Apply for position” button in the vacancy notice.

The application should be written in Swedish or English.

The School of Economics and Management uses a special academic qualifications portfolio system to document and present merits. Please, create your application as three separate PDF-files following the information on how to apply in “Instructions to applicants for employment as professor or senior lecturer at Lund University School of Economics and Management (LUSEM)” at

Please note that your CV should include a link to your Google Scholar profile!

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Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment By agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2021/3457
Nicklas Holmberg, Head of department, +46 46-222 80 29
Union representative
OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, +46 46-222 93 62
SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, +46 46-222 93 64
SEKO: Seko Civil, +46 46-222 93 66
Published 08.Nov.2021
Last application date 05.Dec.2021 11:59 PM CET

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