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The Department of Sport Science is one of six departments within the School of Social Sciences. The department has approximately 40 employees and is located in both Kalmar and Växjö.
The Department of Sport Science offers a relatively extensive education program for the training of teachers working at different types of schools. The department is directly responsible for the education of physical education and health teachers. In addition to this responsibility, the Sport Science department participates in a number of courses within degree programs for preschool and primary school teachers.
Field of subject for the appointment:
Scope of Employment:
Full-time position with conditional tenure. A 6 month probationary period will apply.
The position focuses primarily on sport science research and education pertaining to the training of teachers in the field of physical education and health.
Teaching responsibilities associated with the position include teaching, supervision, examination, education planning, development work, and collaborative assignments. Teaching responsibilities include teaching students studying in both campus-based and distance-based programs.
Research development work constitutes a central responsibility of the position, and focuses on the teaching profession as pertains to physical education and health. This includes both personal research and development work and collaboration with other colleagues within the research community who have a broad background in the social sciences and education.
Eligible applicants to the senior lecturer position is a person who has demonstrated teaching expertise and been awarded a doctorate, or has equivalent scientific experience considering the subject matter of the post and the duties it will involve.
In accordance with Linnaeus University's appointment procedure, pedagogical proficiency is considered to include the planning, implementation and evaluation of teaching as well as supervision and examination.
The level of a candidate’s proficiency in the areas required to be eligible for the position constitutes the primary criteria for assessing his/her suitability. The examination of the candidate’s pedagogical proficiency will be given as much consideration as the examination of the her/his scientific accomplishments.
Other desirable attributes include documented interpersonal skills, documented relevant experience in teaching and educational planning at the university level (within the field of study associated with the position) and documented experience with teaching work in a school setting or having completed a teaching-related education program, as well as documented experience in the field of educational development work.
When the university hires a new teacher, it must select him/her according to a qualitative assessment of his/her overall competence and skills, and choose the candidate who is considered to be best prepared to carry out and develop the relevant work responsibilities, and to contribute to the successful development of the university’s operations.
Head of Department: Marie Hedberg, firstname.lastname@example.org +46 470 70 8084
Personnel Consultant: Madeleine Sjöstedt, email@example.com +46 480 446078
Welcome to send in your application by August 27, 2017 at the latest
Linnaeus University has the ambition to utilize the qualities that an even gender distribution and diversity brings to the organization.
Please apply by clicking on the "Apply" button at the bottom of the ad. Your application should be designed according to the Template for application which can be found in the Guide to Appointment procedures under important documents below the ad. The credentials you invoke must be verified with certification and they must be attached digitally in your application. Other documents, including various types of scientific works, must be submitted digitally along with the application. The application and other documents to be marked with the reference number. All documents cited must be received by the University no later than 24.00 on the closing day.