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Senior Lecturer in Biology, especially Limnology, development of field laboratory, Uppsala University

#1 von Sylvia , 15.08.2013 20:08

Senior Lecturer in Biology, Especially Limnology
Uppsala University
Uppsala, Sweden

We are seeking a highly qualified Senior Lecturer for the Limnology program at the Department of Ecology and Genetics. The research at the Limnology program comprises three research directions, i.e., 1) aquatic community and population interactions, 2) biogeochemistry and climate impact, or 3) microbial ecology. This recruitment is aimed to fill a need for a leading scientist with a special focus on the development of our field station, the Erken Laboratory.

The position includes teaching, research and administration. Teaching duties include course responsibility, course administration and supervision of second- and third-cycle students. The holder shall also keep abreast of developments within the subject area and the developments in wider community that are significant for the work at the university. The holder of the position will be responsible for the management and development of the Erken Laboratory.
Qualifications Required:

According to the Swedish Higher Education Ordinance those qualified for appointment as Senior Lecturer are persons who have demonstrated teaching expertise and been awarded a PhD or has the corresponding research competence or some other professional expertise that is of value in view of the subject matter of the post and the duties that it will involve. According to the appointment regulations of Uppsala University to be eligible for appointment as senior lecturer applicants also must have completed teacher training of relevance to operations at the University, comprising ten weeks, or have acquired the equivalent knowledge. If special circumstances apply, this training for teachers in higher education may be completed during the first year of employment. A general eligibility requirement is that the applicant must possess the personal capabilities necessary to carry out fully the duties of the appointment.

Documented ability to teach in Swedish and/or English is a requirement unless special reasons prevail. The holder is expected to be able to teach in Swedish within two years.

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