Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Portuguese, 60-100%

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Portuguese, 60-100%


Dalarna University leads the way when it comes to language studies! We offer the opportunity to study both first and second-cycle courses and programs, covering around ten languages. We have fifteen years’ experience of conducting distance courses and are experts when it comes to online learning. Do you wish to contribute to the subject area of Portuguese as a Senior Lecturer? We are looking for you!

Teaching and research duties as Senior lecturer
Your main focus will be teaching first cycles courses, in linguistics and language proficiency. Supervision of Bachelor’s essays may also be included. An important part of the job is to contribute to the development of the subject through e.g. active participation at department meetings and improvement of course content and didactics.

Collaboration and exchange of experiences takes place within both national and international networks. The research is conducted within the profile Intercultural studies.

Will the successful candidate be you?
In accordance with the Higher Education Ordinance and Appointments procedure, a candidate is deemed qualified for employment as a Senior Lecturer by demonstrating teaching skills or by holding a doctoral degree or by having equivalent scientific competence or other professional skills that are of significance in terms of the subject content for the position and work duties.

The position requires that the successful candidate has a doctoral degree in Portuguese with a linguistic focus. Your research is putting Portuguese in a global context, with the emphasis on Brazil or Africa.

You have excellent communication skills in English both orally and in writing. The position requires that you have excellent collaboration skills and are able to take the initiative and be accountable in your work since there will be a great deal of team work and contact with external stakeholders.

Of credit is that you have

• previous experience of online teaching
• the ability to teach in Swedish
• a research profile of relevance to Intercultural studies
• attained the Teaching and Learning in Higher Education qualification

The contract
This is a permanent position, corresponding to 60-100% of full time, with a start date upon agreement. There may be a probationary period. Dalarna University has two campuses, one in Borlänge and one in Falun. The workplace of the successful candidate will be Campus Falun.

Selection criteria
For this position, the University will consider the candidate who is deemed best suited for the position after a qualitative assessment of scientific and teaching skills and knowledge, as well as of other qualifications that are seen to be relevant for the position, has been conducted.

Equal emphasis will be given to teaching expertise as to field-specific knowledge and expertise, in accordance with the Higher Education Ordinance, Chapter 4.

For more detailed information about assessment criteria, we refer you to Högskolan Dalarna’s appointments procedure

Other Information
Dalarna University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities. We value the qualities that diversity adds to the business, and we use skills-based methodology throughout the recruitment process.

Should this recruitment process take longer than expected, a temporary position may be offered until a candidate for the permanent position is selected. Selection for the temporary position will be made from among the applicants to the permanent position. Please indicate in your application whether you would be interested in the temporary position.

Your application must include
- a CV including references
- a personal letter
- copies of relevant qualifications/certificates
- a list of publications
- five relevant publications selected for the application
- contact information for at least two references
- a written account of your research experience
- a written description of your teaching qualifications/experience in accordance with the Dalarna University Education Portfolio

Before the application deadline, you can complete your application with the publications that could not be attached electronically: contact

All documentation will be evaluated by external experts in the field.

We look forward to receiving your application.

For more information on how to apply, please visit:

We welcome you application!
Submit your application online at the latest on Octorber 21th 2020.

In case of disagreement between the English and the Swedish version of this announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.

We respectfully decline all offers from advertising companies and recruitment firms.

By working at Dalarna University, you can help create opportunities for everyone to attain a higher education. Regionally and globally, we create open pathways to knowledge for a good society. We work to ensure our programmes and courses remain of relevance and of high quality, while our research is conducted in close collaboration with external stakeholders. We have 800 staff members and 15,000 students, as well as a great many collaborative partners. Our aim is to effect change in the world – join us in that aim.

Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget

TCO-lärarförbundet Kerstin Ahlberg

SACO Christina Romlid
023- 77 80 00
Avdelningschef Anna Parkhouse
023-77 89 06
Ämnesföreträdare Kevin McKee
023-77 82 38
verksamhetsledare Eva Hämberg
023-77 84 67
Verksamhetsledare Ann-Marie Mohlin
023-77 84 67
Akademichef Stina Jeffner
023-77 89 33
Professor i omvårdnad Anna Ehrenberg
023-77 84 72
Avdelningschef för omvårdnad Magnus Jobs
023-77 84 72
Projektledare Dala Sports Academy Sofia Brorsson


  • Arbetsplats: Högskolan Dalarna
  • 1 plats
  • Tillsvidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 29 september 2020
  • Ansök senast: 21 oktober 2020


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