Call for applications 1 – appointment as recognised or distinguished university teacher according to Umeå university’s model for acquisition of educational qualification (Faculty of social sciences)

Umea University

Sweden

February 15, 2022

Description

Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences

In 2013 Umeå University introduced a model for acquisition of educational qualification. The aim of the model is to contribute to continuous quality improvement in education by stimulating teachers to develop high educational competence and to stimulate departments to create environments that promote educational development.

The model has two levels: recognised university teacher and distinguished university teacher. Applications for distinguished university teacher may only be submitted by teachers who have previously been appointed as recognised university teacher.

Call for applications opens twice a year and the last day to apply is usually in the middle of February and the middle of September. The next deadline for application is February 15, 2022.

Eligibility

Eligible to apply are those who hold a position as a teacher at Umeå University and have:

  • at least 5 years of teaching experience in higher education, equivalent to at least 2 years of full-time teaching
  • courses in higher education pedagogy equivalent to at least 10 weeks or 15 hp.
  • The head of department certifies the applicant's eligibility regarding employment and teaching experience. External expert/-s assess eligibility regarding courses in higher education pedagogy.

    Application

    The application must consist of:

  • a main text including appendices
  • a pedagogical CV
  • a statement from the head of department regarding eligibility.
  • Courses in higher education pedagogy must be included in the pedagogical CV and should be corroborated with course certificates or other appendices where the contents and scope of the courses are clearly stated.

    Only complete applications will be sent for assessment by external experts.

    Information on the intranet

    On the intranet regarding Educational qualification you can find the following information:

  • Links to the e-recruitment system for submission of applications to each faculty
  • Procedure for the qualification model
  • Criteria for recognised and distinguished teachers
  • Instructions for applicants
  • Instructions for external experts
  • Guide for documentation of pedagogic achievements (in Swedish)
  • For t he Pedagogical qualification board

    Heidi Hansson, Vice-Chancellor

    Reference number AN 2.2.2-6-22

    Contact

  • Nils Eriksson, 090-7866310
  • Published 14.Jan.2022 Last application date 15.Feb.2022 11:59 PM CET

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