atthe Department of Psychology. Closing date: 31 August
The Department of Psychology is a large, creative workplace that, in addition
to being a prominent research facility, provides higher education at all
levels within psychology. More than 1000 students attend the departments
various courses and programs, from undergraduate to doctoral level, including
psychologist program, psychotherapist program and specialist programs.
The Department of Psychology aims to recruit a Senior lecturer in Psychology
with orientation towards Developmental Psychology. The main tasks involve
teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels mainly within the Psychologist
and Psychotherapy programs at the department, with a specific focus on
clinical developmental psychology. The tasks also include supervision of
students at different levels, course management and development, and
conducting research. The holder of the position is also expected to
participate in pedagogical development as well as in departmental committees
and task forces.
The employment includes competence and research time according to the current
terms and conditions agreement.
Eligible applicants for the position of senior lecturer should hold a PhD
in psychology, or have equivalent research skills and have demonstrated
teaching expertise in Developmental Psychology.
Teaching proficiency should be demonstrated through teaching experience at
both the undergraduate and master's level.
Teaching proficiency should be well documented and in a manner that makes it
possible to assess the quality of the teaching activities.
The applicant must have the ability to cooperate with colleagues as well as
other abilities that are required in order successfully to meet the demands of
Furthermore, eligible applicants should be licensed psychologists or have the
equivalent clinical and academic competence acquired abroad.
Special and equal emphasis will be placed on teaching and research skills
within Developmental Psychology. The pedagogical proficiency should be
demonstrated by teaching, supervision, and for example, the production of
textbooks in the subject area, and the scientific proficiency through own
research within Developmental Psychology. The scientific merits should be
Strong emphasis will be placed on documented ability to cooperate well with
colleagues and fellow researchers. Strong emphasis will also be placed on
administrative skills and proven collaboration with the surrounding society
and dissemination of research and development.
Strong emphasis will be placed applicants having a license of psychotherapy
or equivalent competence acquired abroad.
Emphasis will be placed on having successfully planned, applied for and
obtained research grants from external research funding bodies.
It is a merit to have completed at least 15 higher education credits in
teaching and learning in higher education or to have otherwise acquired
An applicant who does not have at least 15 higher education credits in
teaching and learning in higher education, and is not deemed to have acquired
equivalent knowledge, must complete such training within the first two years
Proficiency in Swedish is not a requirement for the position, but the
applicant has to be ready to take on administrative and pedagogical tasks that
demand an understanding and usage of Swedish after two years of employment.
Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and
with equal opportunities for all.
Further information about the position can be obtained from the Head of the
Department (until July 31) Håkan Fischer, telephone: +46 8 162357,
firstname.lastname@example.org; (from August 1) Fredrik Jönsson, telephone:
+46 8 163876, email@example.com.
For questions regarding the application process, please contact administrator
Nathaniel Morris, telephone: +46 8 16 33 11, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64, email@example.com,
Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46
8 16 34 89, firstname.lastname@example.org, and email@example.com (SEKO).
Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system. It is
the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete
in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is
submitted before the deadline.
We would appreciate it if your application is written in English. Since it
will be examined by international experts, English is the working language.
The University's rules of employment and instructions for applicants are
available at: How to apply for a position.
You are welcome to apply!
Stockholm University contributes to the development of sustainable democratic
society through knowledge, enlightenment and the pursuit of truth.
Closing date: 31/08/2021