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Associate Senior Lecturer in Architecture (Urban Analytics)

  • Yrkesroll

    Universitets- och högskolelektor

  • Anställning

    Heltid, 6 månader eller längre

  • Lön

    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

  • Publicerad

    8 maj

  • Sök jobbet senast

    3 juni

Om jobbet

Luleå University of Technology is in strong growth with world-leading competence in several research areas. We shape the future through innovative education and ground-breaking research results, and based on the Arctic region, we create global social benefit. Our scientific and artistic research and education are conducted in close collaboration with international, national and regional companies, public actors and leading universities. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.9 billion per year. We currently have 1,840 employees and 17,670 students.

In the coming years, multi-billion investments will be made in large projects in Northern Sweden to create a fossil-free society both nationally and globally. Luleå University of Technology is involved in several of these cutting-edge research projects and in the societal transformation that they entail. We offer a broad range of courses and study programmes to match the skills in demand. We hope that you will help us to build the sustainable companies and societies of the future.The Department of Civil Engineering and Natural Resources (SBN) conducts research and education in the mining, construction, and environmental areas. Our research and education has a strong experimental and applied profile with several large and well-equipped laboratories. The activities are quality assured by our committed professors and senior lecturers in an exclusive and successful collaboration with the business community and the public sector. 70% of our research is externally funded and we have a well-developed international collaboration with universities in all continents. The Architecture subject is one of our 19 research topics, the research group is made of about 20 people with competence ranging from urban and traffic planning to architecture and urban design, conservation and landscape architecture. 


Access to large amounts of data requires new knowledge and skills for planners, decision-makers and community organizations. This transformation is changing the planning and architectural disciplines towards more evidence-based science. In this position, you will focus on research and teaching related to “urban analytics”, linking the sustainable- urban, transport and architecture areas to other relevant areas such as computer science, smart urban development and intelligent transport systems. The job consists of teaching courses in C#, Python, Database techniques for spatial analysis. You will also have the opportunity to develop in the role of supervisor of degree projects. You will start and develop research applications for external funding and further develop industry collaborations with national and international partners. Furthermore, you are expected to participate in the group's joint development of the field of education and research, as well as collaborate with research groups within the university as well as with other higher education institutions and other external parties, both nationally and internationally.


Completed a doctoral degree or have equivalent scientific competence. Demonstrated pedagogical skills. Completed higher education pedagogical education corresponding to 7.5 credits or in another way acquired corresponding knowledge.

Persons who have been awarded a Degree of Doctor no more than five years before the last date for applications, should firstly be considered for an appointment. The persons who have been awarded a Degree of Doctor or have achieved equivalent skills earlier may also be considered, if there are special reasons. Special reasons include leave of absence due to illness, parental leave and similar circumstances. 

Assessment criteria (weighted equally)
The following assessment criteria are applied for the position:
- Scientific skill (publications in good international journals, etc.)
- Pedagogic skills

Other assessment criteria (weighted equally)
- Supervision of urban planning, or architectural or similar subjects (ex. M.Sc. and PhD)
- Documented experience of working in externally funded research projects and collaboration with the surrounding society and industry (nationally, within the EU or similar)
- Good experience of teaching in urban analytics (C#, Python, Database techniques, etc.) and planning
- Good knowledge in English
- Ability to teach in Swedish or willing to teach in Swedish within two years

Period of employment

For this employment, an employment period of four years applies.

Promotion to Senior Lecturer 
An associate senior lecturer shall, upon application, be promoted to a senior lecturer and an employment when he / she has the right to an appointment as a senior lecturer when the examination is deemed appropriate for such an appointment according to the assessment reasons given below. 

When examining, the associate senior lecturer must have completed university pedagogy education equivalent to 7.5 ECTS credits or alternatively acquired equivalent knowledge. During the period of employment, the assistant lecturer must also, independently, in a considerable extent and with high quality, have contributed to the university's research and demonstrated good pedagogical skills. 

Other criteria for Senior Lecturer (weighted equally):
  • Documented experience of granted research funding;
  • Documented experience of cooperation with national and international industry/stakeholders;
  • Documented teaching experience and student evaluations;
  • Ability to teach in Swedish.


The position is a full-time employment with placement in Luleå. Starting date according to agreement. For further information, please contact Professor Agatino Rizzo, 0920- 49 3438, Union representative: SACO-S C Kjell Johansson 0920-49 1529  or OFR-S Lars Frisk, 0920-49 1792

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We prefer that you apply for the position via the application button below, where you attach the application documents requested, including degree certificates (attested and translated into Swedish or English), pedagogical self-reflection and publications, etc. Follow the link Instructions for applicants for complete instructions. Please mark your application with the reference number below. Both the application and the degree certificate must be written in Swedish or English.

Application deadline: June 3, 2024
Reference: 1784-2024


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