Job: Lecturers in Statistics, Örebro university, Sweden
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.
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.
See http://www.oru.se/English/About-the-University/Vacancies/ for the full job advert and instructions on how to apply.