University Lecturer in Construction Engineering with a Focus on Design Uppsala University, Department of Engineering Sciences

University lecturer in construction engineering with a focus on design


Uppsala University is a broad research university with a strong international position. The task is to conduct research and education of the highest quality and to cooperate in different ways with society. Our most important asset is all the individuals who, with their curiosity and commitment, make Uppsala University one of the country's most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of 6.5 billion.


Full-time full-time employment. Six months of probation can be applied.


Description of the subject area: Construction technology aims at designing and managing a good built environment while minimizing impact on the finite resources of the Earth.


Tasks: Teaching, Examination and Administration. Teaching includes course responsibility, course management and price development. The tasks also include following developments in the field of their own subject area and social development in general that are important for the work at the university.


Eligibility Requirements: Qualifying to be employed as a university lecturer, according to Uppsala University's employment scheme, is a graduate with a degree of education from university education and demonstrated pedagogical proficiency and has undergone university-relevant educational training, comprising ten weeks, or acquired equivalent knowledge. If there are special reasons, the college education can be completed during the first year of employment. According to the University's employment plan, as a general qualification requirement for teachers, the personal qualities required to fulfill the job are well.


The applicant must have documented ability to teach in Swedish and / or English unless special reasons exist. The holder is expected to be able to teach Swedish in two years.


Basis of assessment 

Subject area: Upon selection of qualified applicants, subject matter in building engineering with a focus on computer-aided design will be considered important.


Educational proficiency: By selection among qualified applicants, weight will be attached primarily to scientific and educational skills. Educational skills relate to education and teaching qualification. The pedagogical skills may have been achieved in professional life through supervision, internship, mentoring programs etc.


In assessing the pedagogical skills, educational quality is primarily taken into account. Even scope, both width and depth, will be given importance. Furthermore, the ability to plan, initiate, lead and develop education and teaching, as well as the ability to research the teaching based on research in the subject, subject didactics and university education, will be considered important. The ability to interact with higher education pedagogical issues with actors inside and outside the university is also part of the pedagogical skills.


Administrative Skills: Administrative Skills are important for the employment and will be given great importance. Administrative skills also mean entrepreneurship.


All qualifications must be documented so that both quality and scope can be assessed.


The university will in this recruitment mainly take into account who, following a qualitative overall assessment of competence and skill, is expected to have the best prerequisites for implementing and developing current tasks and contributing to a positive development of the business.


Parental leave, part-time work due to childcare, union assignment, military service or the like are considered as work experience and should be listed in the CV.


Uppsala University values the qualities that even gender distribution and diversity add to the business. We therefore look forward to searching for all sexes and different birth backgrounds, functionality and life experience.


Information about the employment is provided by 
Head of Department Anette Benkowski, 
Petra Pertoft, 
Stefan Johansson,


For further information, see the university's employment plan: 
Goals and rules for Uppsala University


and faculty guidelines for employment:


Welcome to your application by November 17, 2017, UFV-PA 2017/3159.  


We take away recruitment and advertising offers. We only accept the application as described in the advertisement.


Location: Uppsala University, Department of Engineering Sciences


Type of employment: Full-time, Continuous employment


Salary: Fixed Salary


Number of vacancies: 1


Employment rate: 100%


Location: Uppsala


County: Uppsala County


Country: Sweden


Union Representative: Ellena Papaioannou, Seko 018-471 3315 
Per Sundman, Saco Council 018-471 1485 
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO / ST 018-471 6251 


Reference number : UFV-PA 2017/3159


Deadline for application: 2017-11-17

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