Lecturer in Industrial Engineering and Management with Specialization in Industrial Management
Uppsala University Department of Civil and Industrial Engineering

Two Lecturers in Industrial Engineering and Management with Specialization in Industrial Management

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 46.000 students, 7.300 employees and a turnover of SEK 7.3 billion.

The Department of Civil and Industrial Engineering consists of three departments: quality engineering, industrial engineering, and construction engineering and built environment. The department has approximately 80 employees and has its research and education both at the Ångström Laboratory in Uppsala and on Campus Gotland. This position will be located at the Division of Industrial Engineering and Management in Uppsala. For more information, see the department's website https://www.cie.uu.se

Description of subject area of the employment: Industrial Engineering and Management is a broad, interdisciplinary subject that spans several sub-areas ranging from organization and management, innovation and entrepreneurship as well as industrial and social marketing within technology and innovation-intensive activities to automation and optimization, to machine design, production and production systems. In this subject area, the role is focused on industrial economics, with sub-areas such as project management, strategy, organization, innovation management, financial management, and sustainable industrial change.


  • Teaching and administration. Teaching duties include course responsibility and course administration. Supervision of degree projects.
  • Follow developments within the subject area and the development of society in general that are important for the work at the university.  

Qualifications Required:

  • Higher-education degree including subject specialization (in-depth study of a subject).
  • Teaching Expertise. It is necessary that the pedagogical skills and subject specialization are relevant to the content of the employment and the tasks that will be included in the employment.  
  • 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.
  • Documented ability to teach in Swedish or English is a requirement unless special reasons prevail. The holder is expected to be able to teach in Swedish within two years.
  • Personal capabilities necessary to carry out fully the duties of the appointment.

Assessment Criteria/Ranking of applicants that fulfil the above-mentioned qualifications required:

The ranking of eligible applicants will be based primarily on subject specialization and teaching expertise of which weight will be primarily given to teaching expertise.

Subject Specialization may refer to in- depth study of the subject, for example a PhD, will be afforded consideration. In addition to academic qualifications, experience from other activities, including technology development, may also be taken into account.

Teaching Expertise comprises educational and teaching qualifications. This expertise can have been achieved outside the academy through supervision, internal training, mentoring programs, etc. In assessing teaching expertise teaching quality must be the prime consideration. The scope of teaching experience, in terms of both breadth and depth, must also be afforded consideration. In assessing teaching expertise special weight will be attached to successful teaching and supervision within the subject area of industrial management.

Furthermore, consideration must be given to the capacity to plan, initiate, lead, and develop teaching and instruction, as well as the ability to connect research to teaching in respect to research in the subject at hand, subject didactics, as well as teaching and learning in higher education. The ability to interact concerning issues of teaching and learning in higher education with actors inside and outside the University is also included in teaching expertise.

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

In this recruitment, the university will primarily consider those who, after a qualitative overall assessment of competence and skills, are judged to have the best qualifications to carry out and develop current tasks and contribute to a positive development of the organisation.

Further information: In an overall assessment of the applicant’s qualifications, parental leave, part-time work relating to care of children, union assignments, military service, or the like are to be regarded as work experience.

University appointment regulations

Faculty appointment regulations

Instructions for application

Salary: Individually negotiated salary.

Starting date: As agreed. 

Type of employment: Temporary position for one year with the possibility to extend for a further year.

Scope of employment: 100%

For further information about the position please contact: about the position, please contact professor Thomas Lennerfors, +46 70 167 95 53, thomas.lennerfors@angstrom.uu.se.

In the event of any disagreement between the English and the Swedish versions of this announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.

Please submit your application by 9 November 2020, UFV-PA 2020/3549.

If you are an international candidate, you will find a lot of information about working and living in Sweden at www.uu.se/joinus.

Please do not send offers of recruitment or advertising services.

Submit your application through Uppsala University's recruitment system.

Placement: Department of Civil and Industrial Engineering

Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months

Pay: Fixed salary

Number of positions: 2

Working hours: 100%

Town: Uppsala

County: Uppsala län

Country: Sweden

Union representative: Saco-rådet saco@uadm.uu.se
ST/TCO tco@fackorg.uu.se
Seko Universitetsklubben seko@uadm.uu.se

Number of reference: UFV-PA 2020/3549

Last application date: 2020-11-09

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