Lund University, Faculty of Law, Juridiska institutionen
Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world's
top 100 universities. The University has around 44 000 students and more than
8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts
to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.
Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.
Lund University is a full-scale and research-intensive university, and the
only Swedish university to be part of the strong international networks League
of European Research Universities (LERU) and Universitas 21 (U21). Lund
University has partner universities in close to 70 countries and attracts more
international students than any other higher education institution in Sweden.
The Faculty of Law is characterised by internationalisation, the intertwining
of education and research, interdisciplinarity, as well as close and boundary-
crossing collaboration with wider society. The Faculty's research environment
and PhD-education are markedly international and, alongside the professional
law degree, the Faculty offers several international Master's programmes.
Lund University and the Faculty of Law offer an inclusive work environment
that fosters development within the broader dynamic research and innovation
area of the Öresund region.
EU law comprises issues related to the study of the law of the EU institutions
and its impact on the legal system of the Member States of the European Union.
EU law constitutes a body of primary law (EU Treaties), secondary law (e.g.
Directives and Regulations) and case law (most importantly from the Court of
Justice of the European Union), which operates alongside and together with
the national laws of the 28 Member States.
The duties entail a special responsibility for teaching and examination in EU-
law especially European Business Law. This includes in particular State aid
law, competition law, mergers and acquisitions and corporate law, as well as
areas such as intellectual property law and banking and commercial law.
The duties include mainly the supervision of master thesis and teaching in our
Master´s and PhD programmes as well as in the Faculty's provision of distance
and commissioned education, including recording and revision of recorded
lectures in EU-law.
The majority of the teaching duties involve teaching in English.
The duties also include maintaining and stimulating the research and
educational environment through teaching, supervision and collaboration with
teachers, researchers, PhD candidates and students, as well as through
collaboration with the wider society. The employee is expected to conduct
active research and contribute to the development of the existing research
environment in EU- law.
The employee is expected to carry out the work mainly in the workplace.
Pursuant to Chapter 4 Section 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance, those
qualified for appointment as a senior lecturer shall have a demonstrated
pedagogical expertise, and shall have been awarded a PhD in legal science or a
foreign degree deemed equivalent to a PhD in legal science or achieved the
equivalent scientific competence or other professional expertise that is of
value in view of the subject of the employment and the duties that the post
For senior lecturers, the general qualification requirements include being
suitable for and having the ability in general that is needed to
satisfactorily carry out the duties of the appointment in question.
According to Lund University's Admission Rules, the applicant shall also have
completed a training in higher education teaching of at least five weeks or
otherwise have acquired equivalent knowledge by other means in order to be
eligible. If there are special reasons, those who do not have a higher
education pedagogical education of at least five weeks may still be considered
The assessment criteria are the degree of the types of expertise required as a
qualification for employment. As much attention shall be given to the
assessment of teaching expertise as to the assessment of other qualifying
When employed as a senior lecturer, the following shall form the basis for
Good national and international level as a researcher, whereby the
requirement for international merit shall be assessed with regard to the
nature of the subject
Good pedagogical ability, which means good ability to conduct, develop and
lead teaching and other pedagogical activities at different levels and
with varying teaching methods
Ability to participate in supervision of doctoral students in studies for
a doctoral degree
An ability to collaborate with the wider society and to communicate his or
A good general ability to lead and develop activities
Special emphasis will be placed on good subject knowledge of EU-law and
teaching experience in EU-law, especially in European business law. Moreover,
special emphasis will be placed on broad subject competence.
Experience of teaching in English is a requirement.
Special emphasis will also be placed on experience of course directorship and
examination. Since supervision of Master thesis and examination will be
included, emphasis will also be placed on knowledge in academic writing.
Weight will also be given to documented experience in using and manage
distance learning techniques for both smaller and larger groups of students.
Weight will also be given to other administrative skills and merits that is
needed to satisfactory carry out the duties of the appointment in question.
The position is temporary from 1 September 2022 until 31 January 2023
Instructions for the application
The application is to be submitted electronically in the Lund University
Additions, in the form of research publications/equivalent, are to be sent in
copies to: The Faculty of Law at Lund University, Att. Jenny Lindskog, P.O.
Box 207, 221 00 LUND, Sweden.
The application shall be in English and must include:
Leadership and administration
Other relevant qualifications
Terms of employment
Lund University applies a system of individually negotiated salaries. Please
include information on the salary desired in the application. We look forward
to your application.
The Faculty of Law is one of Lund University´s four founding faculties. The
Faculty has approximately 2 000 students enrolled in first and second-cycle
courses and programmes, around 160 staff members including 40 doctoral
Information about the faculty can be found at www. jur.lu.se.
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Type of employment Temporary position 3-6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2022-09-01 or according to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
County Skåne län
Reference number PA2022/1589
Ulf Maunsbach, prefekt , +462221039,firstname.lastname@example.org
Julia Nilsson, personaladministratör , +462221201,email@example.com
OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-2229362
SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-2229364
Last application date 30.May.2022 11:59 PM CEST
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