University Lecturer in Organization Communication Uppsala University, Department of Informatics and Media

University Lecturer in Organization Communication


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Uppsala University is a broad research university with a strong international position. The task is to conduct research and education of the highest quality and to cooperate in different ways with society. Our most important asset is all the individuals who, with their curiosity and commitment, make Uppsala University one of the country's most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of 6.5 billion.


The Department of Informatics and Media (IM) is part of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Uppsala University. The institution's employees develop knowledge about current and future communication and information distribution forms. The Department consists of three subject areas: Information Systems (IS), Human-Computer Interaction (MDI) and Media and Communication Studies (MKV), including journalism. The teaching in MKV is a master's program in Media and Communication Science and Journalism (180hp) and our one-year journalism education, as well as Master's degree in Digital Media and Society (a Master of Science in Social Sciences) and Master's Program in Management, Communication and IT (MKIT). MKV research is structured around three themes: 1) Communication, and material and discursive power dynamics; 2) Communication, participation and empowerment; and 3) Communication, Identity and Differences.


MKV has an available temporary part-time job as a lecturer in organizational communication.



Teaching at undergraduate and master's level and supervision of essays. The focus is primarily on organizational communication, but areas that are also covered are Corporate and Strategic and Communication. Applicants are expected to be responsible for courses within these fields, but additional areas may also be included. The tasks include responsibility for courses, course development, teaching and administrative work at the department. The employee is offered research on time and resources available.



To have permission to apply for the service, a doctoral degree in media and communication studies or equivalent academic qualifications is required. Furthermore, the applicant must have experience in teaching and research. Applicants must have undergone relevant educational education or have acquired equivalent knowledge. The applicant must have the necessary social qualities and cooperative skills that enable well-functioning collaborations both within and outside the institution.


Desirable / meriting in general: The ideal candidate has extensive and extensive knowledge in the field of organizational communication, but is also knowledgeable in communication and media studies and models with a particular focus on Corporate and Strategic Communication.



The applicant must submit the following documents:

  • full CV (including publication list)

  • certificate of teaching experience (describing the pedagogical principles that the applicant works from outside)

  • a research report (describing the applicant's research interest)

  • two or three references from relevant persons


The applicant may be invited to an interview or be commissioned to conduct a test lecture as part of the application process.


Language: The applicant must be able to teach in Swedish. Good knowledge of English is meritorious.


Uppsala University values the qualities that even gender distribution and diversity add to the business. We therefore look forward to searching for all sexes and with different birth background, functionality and life experience.


Salary: Individual payroll is applied.


Access: 2018-01-15 or by appointment.


Employment:  Time-limited employment.


Employment scope:  50%


Information about the employment is provided by 
Therese Monstad, Director of Studies in Media and Communication Studies. Email:, phone: 018- 471 10 18.


Welcome to your application by 28 December 2017, UFV-PA 2017/2566.


We take away recruitment and advertising offers. We only accept the application as described in the advertisement.


Location: Uppsala University, Department of Informatics and Media


Type of employment: Part-time, fixed-term employment longer than 6 months


Salary: Fixed salary


Number of vacancies: 1


Employment rate: 50%


Location: Uppsala


County: Uppsala County


Country: Sweden


Trade Representative: Per Sundman, Saco Council 018-471 1485 

Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO / ST 018-471 6251 

Ellena Papaioannou, Seko 018-471 3315 


Reference Number : UFV-PA 2017/2566


Deadline for application: 2017-12-28

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