Lunds universitet, Ekonomihögskolan, Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top universities. The University has around 45 000 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 welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.

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.

Lund University School of Economics and Management is accredited by the three largest and most influential accreditation institutes for business schools: EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB. Only just over 100 business schools in the world have achieved this prestigious Triple Crown accreditation.

Lund University announces a position as substitute lecturer (adjunct) in Economic History. The positionis for six months, starting 1st of January 2022 at the department of Economic History, Lund University School of Economics and Management. The employment is 35 percent of full time.

Subject area and duties

The subject area is Economic History.

The position consists of both teaching and research. Administrative tasks can also be included. Teaching can be at the undergraduate and graduate level and will have an emphasis on financial and business history. The teaching will primarily be held in English.


To be employed the applicant must have both pedagogical skills, a degree at the  advanced level or  the equivalent and has other skills that are important with regard to the subject of economic history and the other tasks included in the employment.

Assessment criteria

The School of Economics and Management aims at a balance between research and teaching. Equal importance will therefore be given to scholarly and pedagogical skills when assessing the applicants. Administrative competence is also taken into account.

In the overall assessment of scholarly skills special weight will be given to applicant with a doctorate in economic history, publications in peer-reviewed journals and in publishing houses with an international peer-review system. Special weight will also be given to experience from international collaboration and participation in research networks. Moreover, the ability to collaborate with the surrounding society andto inform about research will be assessed.

Pedagogical qualifications include training in teaching and learning in higher education, pedagogical experience and pedagogical skills. Experience of teaching and course development in financial and business history is a merit.

Very good oral and written proficiency in English as well as good oral and written proficiency in Swedish are both requirements.

Consideration will be given to how the applicant's skills and experience can strengthen and supplement the existing research and teaching activities within the Department.


Applications must include:

  1. Cover letter
  2. CurriculumVitae and publication list
  3. Description of qualifications in teaching and research, maximum of three pages
  4. One selected paper (publication or working paper, as web link or PDF)
  5. Certificates, etc.

The applicant is encouraged to name a maximum of two persons who can give recommendations, but we do not consider recommendation letters with the application


Please note your salary requirement in your application

Type of employment Special fixed-term employment
Employment expires 2022-06-30
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment 2022-01-01
Salary Monthly
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 35
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2021/4197
  • Tobias Axelsson, +46462224631
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 21.Dec.2021
Last application date 05.Jan.2022 11:59 PM CET

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