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Mid Sweden University is a place where people meet, find inspiration and think innovatively. Our campuses are situated in Sundsvall and Östersund, and we offer a wide range of courses and education, both on-campus and distance education. Our good relations with society ensure well-supported research and education, not least in the region.
Faculty of Human Sciences
The Department of Psychology is located on Campus Östersund. We conduct research and education within the main fields of psychology, such as cognitive psychology, social psychology, psychology of learning, developmental psychology, and clinical psychology.
Job description: Overall responsibility for research and teaching at the third-cycle level in the field, as well as for its development, particularly within the clinical research domain and with an emphasis on behavioural medicine/health psychology. Teaching and supervising at all levels, specifically on clinical courses. The job also includes your own research, planning (including applications for research funds) and management of as well as participation in research projects. Administrative tasks, including management roles at the department and other levels at Mid Sweden University, may also be included.
Mid Sweden University welcomes applications from prominent researchers and teachers with qualifications in several of the branches of psychology. We welcome applicants who are licensed psychologists or have an equivalent international qualification.
Qualifications and basis of assessment: An applicant who has demonstrated both scientific and pedagogic skills is qualified for employment as professor (Chapter 4, Section 3 of the Swedish Higher Education Ordinance). The successful applicant must have demonstrated scientific skill in independent research and by pursuing academic activities of a high international standard. The applicant must have demonstrated skill in planning, initiating, leading and developing research, must have demonstrated an ability to obtain research funding in competition with others, and must present well documented skills in acting as supervisor at the third-cycle level.
Pedagogic skills must have been demonstrated through qualifications in education and teaching. Additionally, the applicant must present well documented skills in supervising at the first, second and third-cycle levels. The ability to teach in Swedish and English is a requirement. If the applicant lacks the ability to teach in Swedish, s/he will be expected to have gained that ability within two years. A person taking up the position of professor must furthermore be qualified as specified in Mid Sweden University’s appointments procedure (miun.se/anstallningsordning) and administrative procedures (miun.se/huv/handlaggningsordningar).
Employment: Full-time, open-ended employment contract.
Starting date: At the earliest convenient date, as agreed.
Place of employment: Östersund.
Salary: To be negotiated individually.
Information: More detailed information will be provided by Head of Department Francisco Esteves, 010-142 83 25, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Procedure: The assessment, selection and employment process will follow the principles laid down in Chapter 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance and proceed in accordance with Mid Sweden University’s appointments procedure.
Application: A complete application, including referenced publications, must be submitted. The application documents should be written in English. For this position the recruitment team will use interviews, trial lectures and references. The applicant must therefore provide a list of reference persons who will be able to elucidate his/her professional skills, as well as personal characteristics significant for the position, e g ability to cooperate, management ability, and what working methods s/he uses.
The application must further include a certified curriculum vitae, an account of the applicant’s scientific and pedagogic activity including certificates of scientific and pedagogic qualifications, a complete list of publications, and a minimum of 10 scientific publications that the applicant wishes to reference. Opportunities to complement the application will be given after the application deadline.
Application: You are welcome to submit your application via our recruitment system, miun.se/jobb, no later than 2018-12-16.
Mid Sweden University works actively for equal opportunities and strives to embrace the qualities that diversity and equality bring to the organization.
Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment At the earliest convenient date, as agreed
Salary To be negotiated individually
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
County Jämtlands län
Reference number MIUN 2018/1494
Union representative Per Bergman, Fackförbundet ST, 010-142 83 71
Lars P Nilsson SACO, 010-142 88 32
Last application date 2018-12-16