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Senior Lecturers in Statistics, Örebro University School of Business

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Senior Lecturers in Statistics, Örebro University School of Business
Ref. no. CFP 203-233/2011

Örebro University School of Business is host to the statistics department at Örebro University and offers statistics courses and programmes on the undergraduate, Master’s and research levels. In addition to the Bachelor’s degree programme in statistics, the department also offers courses on the Programme for Business and Economics and several social science programmes as well as on programmes within health sciences, science and engineering. On the Master’s level, two-year programmes are offered in statistics as well as in economics and econometrics – the latter is a collaboration with the economics department. Students on the Master’s programmes are recruited internationally and the language of tuition is English. The research study programme has some ten PhD students.
Research at the department is primarily focused on econometrics and survey methodology and is carried out with close links to applied fields. There are for instance collaboration with Statistics Sweden and the economics department at Örebro University.
Subject area
The position announced is within statistics.
Duties and responsibilities
The duties of a senior lecturer may include teaching, in both Swedish and English, at any level. Moreover, research, development work, administrative duties and building up contacts and third stream activities are included. Under the current working hours agreement, the position entitles the position holder to continuing professional development equivalent to 20 per cent of full-time working hours. During the first two years, the position also entails a scope for research equivalent to 50 per cent of full-time working hours. The duties involved require the position holder to be present in the department’s day-to-day activities.
Eligible for the appointment as senior lecturer are applicants who have been awarded a doctoral degree within the subject area or have corresponding research competence or some other professional expertise that is of significance in view of the subject matter of the position and the duties that it will involve; have completed courses on teaching and learning in higher education corresponding to ten weeks, or have acquired corresponding knowledge in some other way; and have demonstrated educational expertise.
Assessment criteria
When filling the position as senior lecturer, equal attention will be paid to the applicants’ research expertise and their educational expertise. In terms of research focus, we are looking for someone who can be expected to contribute to the research environment within the department’s research profiles. In addition to volume and quality of the candidate’s research production, we value documented skills in applying for and securing research funding. Educational expertise and teaching qualifications shall be well-documented in a teaching portfolio. General assessment criteria include the ability to cooperate as well as the ability and suitability required in other respects to perform the duties satisfactorily.
As a majority of the holders of this type of position are men, female applicants will be given preference for the position, should two or more applicants be found to have, in the main, equal qualifications.
Other information
The position is a full-time, permanent post and is based in Örebro. The salary depends on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. For more information, please contact Head of School Sven Helin, +46 (0)19-303379, or the subject representative Professor Thomas Laitila, +46 (0)70-3386242
The application is made online. Click the button “Apply” to begin the application procedure.
The following documents shall always be attached to the application before the application deadline:

• Covering letter
• CV
• Teaching portfolio (in accordance with Örebro University’s guidelines)
• An account of research qualifications
• Certified copies of degree certificates
• Scholarly publications for consideration (maximum of 10), in electronic format.

We ask that you at a later stage are prepared to submit scholarly papers and publications that cannot be attached electronically to the application. More detailed information will be e-mailed to you by a human resources officer.
The application deadline is 13 June 2012. We are looking forward to receiving your application!
As directed by the National Archives of Sweden (Riksarkivet), Örebro University is required to deposit one file copy of the application documents, excluding publications, for a period of two years after the appointment decision has gained legal force.
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