Substitute Lecturer in Economic History, 70% (PA2022/2461)

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 11 Jul 2022

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 School of Economics and Management is one of eight faculties within Lund University. More than 4 000 students and 450 researchers, teachers and other staff are engaged here in training and research in economic history, business administration, business law, informatics, economics, statistics and research policy.

Lund University School of Economics and Management is accredited by the three largest and most influential accreditation institutes for business schools: EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB. Only just over 100 business schools in the world have achieved this prestigious Triple Crown accreditation.

Lund University announces a position as substitute lecturer (adjunct) in Economic History. The position is for four months, starting 1st of September 2022 at the department of Economic History, Lund University School of Economics and Management. The employment is 70 percent of full time.

Subject area and duties

The subject area is Economic History.

The position consists of mostly teaching and to a lesser extent research. Administrative tasks can also be included. Teaching can be at the undergraduate and graduate level and will have an emphasis on African Economic History, Economic history of the Global South and Development Studies.The teaching will be held in English.


To be employed the applicant must have both pedagogical skills, a degree at the advanced level or the equivalent and have other skills that are important with regard to the subject of economic history and other tasks included in the employment.

Assessment criteria

Since the position mostly consists of teaching extra importance is given to pedagogical skills when assessing the applicants. Administrative and academic competence are also taken into account.

In the overall assessment of scholarly skills special weight will be given to applicants with a doctorate in economic history, Special weight will also be given to experience from international collaboration and participation in research networks. Moreover, the ability to collaborate with the surrounding society andto inform about research will be assessed.

Pedagogical qualifications include training in teaching and learning in higher education, pedagogical experience and pedagogical skills. Experience of teaching and course development in Economic History, African Economic History, Economic History of the Global South and Development Studies is a merit.

Very good oral and written proficiency in English is a requirement.

Consideration will be given to how the applicant's skills and experience can strengthen and supplement the existing research and teaching activities within the Department.


Applications must include:

  • Cover letter
  • CurriculumVitae and publication list
  • Description of qualifications in teaching and research, maximum of three pages
  • One selected paper (publication or working paper, as web link or PDF)
  • Certificates, etc.
  • The applicant is encouraged to name a maximum of two persons who can give recommendations, but wedo not consider recommendation letters with the application

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