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Professional development

Associate professorship

If you have specialised and/or broadened your research experience and subject knowledge since obtaining your PhD, in addition to the PhD requirements, and presented significant research work corresponding to at least two doctoral theses, you can apply for promotion to associate professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences. Present your qualifications to the head of department to receive advice on how to apply. You can also discuss it with your head of division.

Associate professor appointments – Faculty of Social Sciences 


Teaching Academy

The Faculty of Social Sciences provides a range of courses and seminars in teaching and learning, and there is also a Teaching Academy that assesses teaching qualifications. As a permanent employee you can apply to be appointed a qualified or excellent teaching practitioner. The latter appointment includes a merit-based salary increment.

Teaching academy – Faculty of Social Sciences


International exchange

As an employee of Lund University, you can visit one of our many partner universities in Europe with the help of funding from the EU programme Erasmus+ to gain international experience and qualifications, and develop or specialise existing contacts.

Teaching staff can apply for funding for teaching, lectures, seminars, supervision and examination (at least two days). All employees can apply for funding for job shadowing, study visits, participation in courses, seminars or workshops that clearly relate to their own work (at least two days).

Contact the international coordinator at the department for any questions and to show the department that you are interested in an international exchange.

Erasmus+ for mobility within Europe – LU Staff pages

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SE-221 00 Lund

Phone: +46 46-222 00 00 (operator)

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