The Faculty of Science and Technology at Umeå University is inviting applications for Up to five Tenure-track positions as Assistant professor.

About the position:
  • The selected candidates will conduct research and contribute to the continued development of the research environment in their respective field.
  • Included in the work tasks are developing pedagogical merits that include teaching in undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as supervision of PhD students and postdocs.


  • Candidates must have been awarded a PhD or achieved the equivalent expertise within five years prior to the deadline for application for employment as an Assistant professor.
  • However, a person who has been awarded a PhD or achieved the equivalent expertise at an earlier date may also be considered if there are exceptional circumstances. Exceptional circumstances are sick leave, parental leave or other similar circumstances.
  • The PhD or corresponding research expertise must be in a field of relevance for the Faculty.
  • The position requires a good knowledge of English, both spoken and written.


Apply online and the application should be written in English and include:

  • Personal letter
  • Application form
  • Certified copies of relevant degree certificates
  • Copies of relevant publications
  • Copies of relevant pedagogical work
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Umeå University
Country Sweden
Fellowship Level Faculty
Subject areas

Science, Technology, Design, Architecture, Educational Sciences

Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 19th October 2020

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