Senior Lecturer in Computer Sciences
Stockholm University

Senior Lecturer in Computer Sciences


Ref. No. SU FV-0750-24


at Department of Computer and System Sciences. Closing date: 2 May 2024.

Subject/subject description
Computer and Systems Sciences, with a focus on Cybersecurity.

Main responsibilities
Main duties are teaching, course development, course responsibility, supervision, and research. The teaching is within the Unit of Systems Analysis and Security.

The applicant will be part of the security research group and is expected to strengthen the group’s theoretical and practical competence, especially in computational methods for cybersecurity. This includes one or more of the following methodological domains: security software engineering, cyber threat analysis, and information systems security analysis. Applications include defense, energy, telecommunications, as well as many other business domains.

The employment includes own competence and research time, which is stipulated by the local agreement for teachers.

Qualification requirements
Eligible applicants for the position of Senior Lecturer should hold a PhD or have equivalent research skills and have demonstrated teaching expertise.

Teaching proficiency should normally have been demonstrated through teaching experience at both the undergraduate and master’s levels. Teaching proficiency should be well documented and in a manner that makes it possible to assess the quality of the teaching activities.

Excellent English language skills are a prerequisite. Since the teaching is mainly in English, the applicant must have skills in using English in spoken and written communication. This can be validated, for instance, by giving evidence of experience in teaching in English.

The applicant must have the ability to cooperate with colleagues as well as other abilities that are required in order successfully to meet the demands of the position.

Assessment criteria
Special and equal emphasis will be placed on teaching and research skills demonstrated through own research, teaching and supervision in Cybersecurity.

Strong emphasis will be placed on a documented ability to cooperate well with colleagues and fellow researchers.

Emphasis will be placed on administrative skills and proven collaboration with the surrounding society and dissemination of research and development findings.

Emphasis will also be placed on having successfully planned, applied for and obtained research project funds from external research funding bodies.

Teaching and learning in higher education
It is a merit to have completed at least 15 higher education credits in teaching and learning in higher education or to have otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge.

Additional information
The Faculty of Social Sciences strives for a genderbalance, women are therefore encouraged to apply for this position.

An applicant who does not have at least 15 higher education credits in teaching and learning in higher education, and is not deemed to have acquired equivalent knowledge, must complete such training within the first two years of employment.

Proficiency in Swedish is not a requirement at the time of appointment, but the candidate should be prepared to carry out teaching and administrative duties that require proficiency in Swedish within two years of employment.

Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

In the event of a discrepancy between the Swedish original vacancy and the English translation, the Swedish version takes precedence.

Further information about the position can be obtained from the Head of the Department, Professor Jelena Zdravkovic, telephone: +46 8 16 49 94,

For questions regarding the application process, please contact administrator Johan Magnéli, telephone: +46 8 16 40 57,

Union representatives
Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64,, Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/OFR), telephone: +46 8 16 34 89,, and (SEKO).

Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

We would appreciate it if your application is written in English. Since it will be examined by international experts, English is the working language.

The University’s rules of employment and instructions for applicants are available at: How to apply for a position.

You are welcome to apply!

Stockholm University contributes to the development of sustainable democratic society through knowledge, enlightenment and the pursuit of truth.


Closing date: 02/05/2024


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