Lunds universitet, Juridiska fakulteten, Juridiska institutionen

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.

The Faculty of Law is one of Lund University´s four founding faculties. The Faculty has approximately 2 000 students enrolled in first and second-cycle courses and programmes, around 160 staff members including 40 doctoral students.

Information about the faculty can be found at


The duties entail securing and developing a stimulating environment for education and research through teaching, supervision and research.

The duties include teaching in our undergraduate, Master’s and PhD programmes as well as in the Faculty’s provision of distance and commissioned education.  The present post entails a special responsibility for teaching EU law, especially European Business Law including the supervision of master thesis and the possibility to develop new courses. However, teaching other areas of law is also included, such as competition law, intellectual property law, banking law and commercial law. Moreover, the duties include active participation in the development of education at all levels, not least of methods based on new technology.

The duties are to be performed in close cooperation with the students, doctoral students, teaching staff and researchers at Lund University and other higher education institutions, as well as with other external contacts.

Finally, the duties include active and ongoing participation in and development of the other operations of the Faculty, including active participation in the development of the research environments in EU law.


Pursuant to Chapter 4 Section 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance, those qualified for appointment as a senior lecturer are persons who have demonstrated teaching expertise and been awarded a PhD or have 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.

Pursuant to the Lund University Admission Rules, the applicant shall also have completed at least five weeks of training in higher education teaching and learning or acquired equivalent knowledge by other means. If there are valid reasons, an applicant lacking at least five weeks of training in higher education teaching and learning can still be considered for appointment.

Assessment criteria

The assessment criteria are the degree of the types of expertise required as a qualification for employment. As much attention shall be given to the assessment of teaching expertise as to the assessment of other qualifying criteria.

Special emphasis will be placed on a good subject knowledge of EU law, especially European Business Law, but also on broad competence in jurisprudence and on the applicant’s national and international standing as a researcher.

The assessment will take into account the teaching expertise of the applicant and his or her ability to develop and lead teaching activities at all levels of education and with different methods. Furthermore, the applicant’s ability to participate in the supervision of doctoral students will be considered. A further requirement is experience of teaching in English as the majority of the teaching duties involve teaching in English.

Finally, the applicant must be able to demonstrate an ability to cooperate with wider society and communicate his or her activities, and have a general personal ability to perform the duties well, such as a good ability to lead and develop activities, cooperate, work independently, take initiatives and work towards set targets.


The position is temporary from 2018-01-04 until 2019-01-11. 

Instructions for the application

The application is to be submitted electronically in the Lund University application portal.

Additions, in the form of research publications/equivalent, are to be sent in copies to: The Faculty of Law at Lund University, Att. Jenny Lindskog, P.O. Box 207, 221 00 LUND, Sweden. The reference number of the vacancy notice must be included in applications sent by post.

The application in Swedish or English must include:

  1. Cover page and personal letter
  2. Brief CV
  3. Selected publications
  4. Research qualifications
  5. Teaching qualifications
  6. Leadership and administration
  7. External engagement

8.Other relevant qualifications

For further information regarding the application structure, please see: Handläggningsordning (the processing guidelines for academic qualifications). You will find this atällning och docenter

Terms of employment

Lund University applies a system of individually negotiated salaries. Please include information on the salary desired in the application.

We look forward to your application.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2018-01-04
Salary Månadslön
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2017/2548
  • Per Nilsén, +46462221042
Union representative
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64,
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62,
Published 17.Aug.2017
Last application date 29.Oct.2017 11:59 PM CEST

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