Lunds universitet, Ekonomihögskolan, Institutionen för informatik

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.

Lund University School of Economics and Management is one of eight faculties within Lund University. More than 4 000 students and 450 researchers, teachers and other staff are engaged here in training and research in economic history, business administration, business law, informatics, economics, statistics and research policy.

At the Department of Informatics there is pioneering research and business collaboration. We have an attractive undergraduate education providing our students advantageous academic degrees for working life or postgraduate education. We coordinate the system science graduate program at the School of Economics, and offer independent courses and the international masters program in information systems.

Lund University announces at least one position as senior lecturer in informatics, specialising in information systems design. The position is a full time position and is placed at the Department of Informatics, Lund School of Economics and Management, Lund University.

Job description
The position entails teaching and research within design, development, implementation and effects of IS in order to maintain and strengthen the department, as well as teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and supervision.

Teaching comprises a maximum of 70% of the post, and a minimum of 20% research and 10% administrative duties. However, the relative proportions of duties may change over time in line with access to external research grants.The applicant must be able to teach in both English and Swedish.

The applicant is expected to conduct advanced research within the area, which also includes active work in applying for external funding and developing collaborations with other universities and other Swedish and international organisations involved in this type of research. The person may be expected to take some responsibility for the collegial leadership of the department.

We especially welcome applicants that are in an active and productive phase of his/her academic career and familiar with the international research in design of information systems within the aforementioned areas.

Those qualified for appointment as a Senior Lecturer are a person who has demonstrated teaching expertise and been awarded a PhD (according to the Higher Education Ordinance chapter 4, section 3). For this position the qualified applicants must have a doctorate in Informatics or a nearby field.

To qualify for the position the applicant must demonstrate extensive experience in digitalisation and automation of business through designing IT supported ISs. This includes experience and competence in business modelling and architecture. Experience and competence in eHealth and AI is meritorious.

It is a requirement to have completed at least five weeks of training in higher education teaching and learning or acquired equivalent knowledge by other means.

Basis of assessment
The School of Economics and Management strives for a balance between research and education in all teacher positions. Therefore, in assessing the applicants, equal importance will be attached to scientific and pedagigical skills. Administrative capacity is also included in the assessment

In the overall assessment of the scientific skill, particular importance is attached to the merits in information systems design as described above. Scientific merits are predominantly emphasized by conference papers presented at internationally renowned conferences and/or publications in internationally ranked scientific journals

The overall assessment of pedagogical qualifications includes university education, pedagogical experience and pedagogical skills. Consideration will also be given to good co-operative ability, drive and independence and how the applicant, through his/her experience and competence, is expected to supplement and strengthen ongoing undergraduate and master's education as well as research and innovation within the department and contribute to its future development.

The Department of Informatics is a small department, why collegial interaction and the individual's efforts are of great importance. An important element of the employment will therefore be to actively participate in the work of the teaching body for further developing the departments’ educational programs and other activities.

For further information on assessment grounds, please see: "General requirements and assessment grounds for employment as senior lecturer at the School of Economics and Management":

Design and content of the application
The application should be formulated according to the Lund University School of Economics and Management instructions for applications for an academic position.  

Application procedure
Please send in your application by clicking the ”log in and apply” button in the upper right-hand column of the vacancy notice. The application should be written in English. The School of Economics and Management uses a special qualifications portfolio system to document and present merits. Please, create your application according to the disposition described below and attach it as three separate PDF-files (in the recruitment system). For further information on how to apply, please see “Instructions to applicants for employment as professor or senior lecturer at Lund University School of Economics and Management”

The application must be received by 1 December 2018 at the latest.

Lund University applies individual payroll. Please specify salary application in the application.

Further information about the employment can be obtained from: Head of Department Nicklas Holmberg. Phone: +46 46 222 80 29, email:

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to the agreement
Salary Monthly
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2018/3330
  • Nicklas Holmberg, head of department, +46462228029
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 15.Oct.2018
Last application date 15.Jan.2019 11:59 PM CET

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