Lund University School of Economics and Management, Dept. of Business Admin.

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.

The Department of Business Administration announces at least one position as senior lecturer in Business Administration with specialization in entrepreneurship.

Tasks and responsibilites

The position refers to a lectureship which, according to the working hours agreement, involves 70% teaching, 20% research and competence development and 10% departmental duties.

The position involves teaching, supervision, and examination in business administration, particularly entrepreneurship. This includes managing courses, taking responsibility for quality assurance, and developing pedagogical and educational material, as well as thesis supervision and examination. Teaching assignments include broad participation in the department’s courses at both undergraduate and advanced levels, not least on the master’s programme in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Teaching and learning of entrepreneurship at the department is characterized by an action-oriented pedagogical model.

The role also includes research and competence development, which includes publishing in international scientific journals and actively seeking external research funding. The department hosts the Sten K. Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship, and this is where we primarily find the department’s researchers in entrepreneurship.

Tasks further include collaborating with the surrounding community and actively participating in the development of the department and the subject area.


Eligible candidates should hold a doctoral degree in entrepreneurship or a related subject area or have acquired equivalent research expertise, and have demonstrated teaching expertise, which includes at least five weeks of training in teaching and learning in higher education.

The following experiences and competencies are requirements for the position:

  • Experience of teaching and research in entrepreneurship.
  • Experience of pedagogical development of both course elements and course material.
  • Documented experience of collaboration with society, preferably related to entrepreneurship and innovation.
  • Ability to teach and assess in English.

The applicant must further be able to interact with both students and colleagues and to continuously and frequently participate in the development of research and teaching within the department and the subject area, not least through physical presence at the department.

The following experiences and competencies are merits for the position:

  • Documented experience of teaching using experiential and action-oriented pedagogical approaches.
  • Documented experience of supervising theses on advanced (master´s) level.
  • Experience of collaboration in research and education.
  • Experience from relevant work outside academia.
  • Ability to teach and assess in Swedish.

Assessment criteria

When employed as a senior lecturer, the following assessments should be applied:

  • Good national and international standing as a researcher, where the requirement for international qualifications shall be assessed with consideration to the character and traditions of the subject.
  • Good teaching ability, including a good ability to conduct, develop and lead educational activities at different levels and using a variety of teaching methods.
  • Ability to supervise doctoral students to achieve a PhD.
  • Ability to engage with wider society and communicate his or her activities.
  • Good general ability to lead and develop activities.
  • Good ability to participate in international collaborations and networks.
  • Good ability to obtain external research funding.

The applicant should demonstrate a strong and clear research agenda subsequent to their dissertation with a standard corresponding to peer-reviewed research of international quality.

Importance will be attached to how the applicant can strengthen and supplement the department’s research and teaching in the subject area.

For more information on general assessment criteria, please read “General requirements profie and assessment for employment as senior lecturer at Lund University School of Economics and Management” on


Permanent full-time employment. Probationary period may be relevant.


The position is applied for online. Click on the “Apply for position" button in the ad.

The application should be written in English.

The School of Economics and Management uses academic merit portfolios to document and present merits. Please post your application in three separate pdf files according to the given template and "Instructions to applicants for employment as professor or senior lecturer at LUSEM" on

For more information, please visit our website

For a fair assessment, it is important that the applicant follows the application instructions.

The university applies individual salary setting. Feel free to state salary claims in your application.

About us

As a teacher and researcher at the Department of Business Administration, you are involved in creating a leading academic environment for research and education on the economics of companies and public organisations. The department has been under continuous development for more than fifty years and, today, is one of Sweden’s largest. Our researchers, teachers and students develop knowledge in entrepreneurship, marketing, organisation, accounting, finance, strategy and research policy on a daily basis.

The workplace is located in our offices at Holger Crafoord Ekonomicentrum in Lund. There are good connections by bus from Malmö and Lund Central station. You can walk from Lund Central station in 25 minutes.

Lund University is a government agency, which means that you receive special benefits, generous vacation and a favourable occupational pension. Wellness reimbursement and a paid wellness hour are a given.

Read more on the University's website about being employed at Lund University: Work at Lund University.

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2023-01-01 or by agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2022/2632
  • Craig Mitchell, deputy Head of department,
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, +4646-2229362
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, +4646-2229364
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, +4646-2229366
Published 15.Jul.2022
Last application date 31.Aug.2022 11:59 PM CEST

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