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Associate senior lecturer in mathematics within the area of partial differential equations
Lund University in Lund,
 
 
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Date Posted 01/27/2021
Category
Faculty-Science-Mathematics
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Lund University, Faculty of Engineering, LTH,

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.

Excellence in academia through gender equality
At LTH, we believe heterogeneous groups contribute to create more creative environments – an important element when we together explore and create to benefit the world.

We aim to be an attractive employer for candidates whose gender is underrepresented and we work hard to achieve equality at the Faculty of Engineering, Lund University. With this end in view, we are now making a long-term commitment to inspire more women to engage in male dominated research areas, and vice versa.

We offer to all of our new and recently employed associate senior lecturers an appealing career program – LTH Career Academy – that will support the participants in their career path within academia and strengthen their teaching and leadership skills.

The division of Mathematics LTH and Numerical Analysis at Lund University, Faculty of Engineering invites applications for a position as Associate senior lecturer in mathematics within the area of partial differential equations.

Subject
Mathematics

Subject description
The research area shall be analysis of partial differential equations with a specialization in at least one of the following areas.

Variational methods for modelling superconductivity in magnetic fields with discontinuities.
Analysis of evolution equations with applications in thin film modelling and electromagnetics, especially studies of nonlinear and nonlocal dispersive equations.
Control problems for partial differential equations on unbounded domains and analysis on manifolds.

In the application, it should clearly be described how the applicant’s scientific output relates to the aforementioned research areas, and how the planned research of the applicant will develop these areas at the division.

Work duties
Employment as an associate senior lecturer is a career development position and aims for the holder to develop their independence as a researcher and educator. The work duties mainly involve research but also teaching.

The work duties involve

  • Research within the subject area.
  • Teaching in the first, second and third cycles of studies.
  • Supervision of degree projects, doctoral students and postdocs.
  • Collaboration with industry and wider society.

Actively applying for external research funding.
Administration related to the work duties listed above.

The position shall include the opportunity for five weeks of training in higher education teaching and learning.

Qualification requirements
Appointment to associate senior lecturer requires that the applicant has a PhD, or acquired corresponding research expertise. Priority should be given to applicants who have completed their degree or acquired the corresponding expertise no more than five years before the last date for applications.

Additional requirements

  • Experience as a postdoc or equivalent research experience from the industry and/or the public sector.
  • Experience from other relevant research environment than where one shall work.
  • Very good oral and written proficiency in English.

Assessment criteria
For appointments to associate senior lecturer, the following shall form the assessment criteria

  • A good ability to develop and conduct research within the subject area. Special regard will be given to how the applicant through their experience is considered to enhance the research of the division within analysis of partial differential equations.
  • Teaching skills.

Additional merits

  • International research experience.
  • Documented capability to acquire external research funding in competition.

Consideration will also be given to ability to co-operate, drive and independence, and how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen ongoing research, education and innovation within the department, and how they stand to contribute to its future development.

Terms of employment
This is a full-time, fixed-term employment of 6 years. The period of employment is determined in accordance with Chapter 4 Section 12a§ HEA.

Instructions on how to apply
Applications shall be written in English. Draw up the application in accordance with the Academic qualifications portfolio at LTH, se link below, and attach it as three PDF files (in the recruitment system). Read more here:

http://www.lth.se/english/working-at-lth/to-apply-for-academic-positions-at-lth/

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Promotion to senior lecturer in mathematics
During the period of employment, an associate senior lecturer can apply for appointment to a permanent position as senior lecturer if he or she has the required qualifications listed below, and is deemed to be suitable. An associate senior lecturer can only apply for promotion once.

Qualification requirement
Appointment to senior lecturer requires that the applicant has

  • A PhD or corresponding research competence or professional expertise considered important with regard to the subject matter of the post and the work duties it will involve.
  • Demonstrated teaching expertise.
  • Completed five weeks of training in higher education teaching and learning, or acquired equivalent knowledge by other means.
  • Good ability to co-operate, independence and drive.

Additional requirements

  • Good oral and written proficiency in Swedish.
  • Documented ability to actively apply for research funding in competition during the employment as associate senior lecturer.
  • Documented ability to teach in the first year of studies in mathematics within the Master of Science in Engineering programs at the Faculty of Engineering.

Assessment criteria
When assessing the applicants, special importance will be given to research and teaching expertise.

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

  • A good national and international standing as a researcher. The requirement for international experience shall be assessed with consideration to the character and traditions of the subject. Special consideration will be taken to how the applicant through their experience is considered to enhance the divisions research in analysis of partial differential equations.
  • Good teaching ability, including a good ability to conduct, develop and lead teaching and other educational activities on different levels and using a variety of teaching methods. Special regard will be taken to the applicant’s documented ability to teach in the first cycle of studies in mathematics at the Master of Science in Engineering programs at the Faculty of Engineering.
  • An ability to supervise doctoral students to achieve a PhD.
  • An ability to collaborate with wider society and communicate their activities.
  • A good general ability to lead and develop activities.

Consideration will also be given to ability to co-operate, drive and independence, and how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen ongoing research, education and innovation within the department, and how they stand to contribute to its future development.

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As soon as possible
Salary Monthly
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2020/3152
Contact
  • Eskil Hansen, 046-222 9628
Union representative
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64, kansli@saco-s.lu.se
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62, st@st.lu.se
Published 23.Nov.2020
Last application date 27.Jan.2021 11:59 PM CET
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