Lunds tekniska högskola, Inst för teknik och samhälle

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 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.

LTH forms the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University, with approximately 9 000 students. The research carried out at LTH is of a high international standard and we are continuously developing our teaching methods and adapting our courses to current needs.

The temporary adjunct lecturer position is part of an EU H2020 Horizon research project on the transition to a zero carbon Europe by 2050. The project is called REINVENT (Realising Innovation in Transitions for Decarbonisation) and is coordinated by Prof Lars J. Nilsson, Lund University.


Environmental and Energy Systems Studies

Work duties

The main task is to assist in coordination of REINVENT, being involved in day-to-day running of the project, tracking project progress, submitting key management and communication deliverables of the project, communicating with internationally based project participants (i.e. researchers and administrators based in four countries and five institutions), as well as organising of workshops and events. To ensure these are in line with the ambitions of the project, the position holder is expected to have a strong research background and have a solid grasp of research conducted within the project. The position requires prior experience in management and coordination of academic research and H2020 projects.

The position is part time 50% for Dr Bengt Johansson who is on partial leave.

Qualification requirements

Appointment as a lecturer requires that the applicant has:

  • Completed a second-cycle degree or acquired corresponding knowledge and has other skills of value in view of the subject matter of the post and the duties that it will involve.
  • Demonstrated teaching expertise.
  • Completed five weeks of training in higher education teaching and learning, or acquired equivalent knowledge by other means.

Additional requirements:

  • Very good oral and written proficiency in English.
  • Experience from management and coordination of international research programmes
  • A PhD exam or other research experience is qualifying but no requirement

Assessment criteria

For appointments to lecturer, the following shall form the assessment criteria:

  • Good subject knowledge of relevance to the post and the duties it will involve.
  • Good teaching ability including a good ability to develop and pursue teaching and other educational activities on different levels and using a variety of teaching methods.
  • Very good professional experience or other experience of relevance to the post.

Other assessment criteria:

Coordination and research skills will be the main selection criteria. The ability to work and communicate in a multi-disciplinary international environment is also very important.

Consideration will also be given to good collaborative skills, drive and independence, and how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen the department.

Instructions on how to apply

Applications shall be written in English and include:

A cover letter (describing why you are interested in the position and what makes you suitable for it), A CV (which includes information on degrees, completed courses, work experience, and publications), Two article-length writing samples Two letters of recommendation.


Please draw up the application in accordance with LTH’s Academic qualifications portfolio – see link below. Upload the application as PDF-files in the recruitment system. Read more:


Type of employment Temporary position 3-6 months
Employment expires 2018-10-31
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment 2018-06-01
Salary Avtalsenlig lön
Number of positions 1
Working hours 50 %
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2018/1383
  • Lars J. Nilsson, professor, tfn 046-462224683
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-222 93 66
Published 09.May.2018
Last application date 20.May.2018 11:59 PM CET

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