Senior Lecturer in Media Technology: Media Management

The position is in the field of media technology. Media technology at Malmö University is defined as studies and development of media production, platforms and channels in relation to their technical, social, cultural and economic conditions. The position as a senior lecturer involves both teaching and research. Teaching includes teaching, supervision and examination at undergraduate and advanced level, course and potentially programme responsibility, as well as pedagogical development. The teaching involves in particular the areas of media management, media technology production, media production processes, and media production- and process management. Teaching is in Swedish or English. As a senior lecturer, you are also expected to develop your own research, including active participation in the department’s research, applying for external research grants, and developing national and international collaborations. 


Those qualified for appointment as a Senior Lecturer are, except in disciplines in the fine, applied or performing arts, a person who has demonstrated teaching expertise and been awarded a PhD or has the corresponding research competence or some other professional expertise that is of value in view of the subject matter of the post and the duties that it will involve (Chapter 4, Section 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance).

A teacher at Malmö University is expected to have university teacher training corresponding to at least 15 credits, or corresponding formal university teacher training, which is determined through validation. New staff members lacking this training must, within the scope of their appointment, commence such training within one year of assuming their position.

Specific requirements for this position:
Documented experience in teaching and examining in English or Swedish.

  • PhD degree in media technology or related area.
  • Documented experience in at least one of the areas: media technology production, media production processes, media management, production- and process management.

The following would be of benefit for the position:

  • Documented experience in teaching and examining in both Swedish and English
  • Documented experience from working in the media industry
  • Documented experience in attracting external funding
  • Documented experience from supervision at research level
  • Documented experience of teaching and research in media technology
  • Documented experience of course development
  • Documented experience of supervision
  • Documented experience of national and international collaboration 

In addition to formal competence, University’s employees must possess the personal capacities necessary to perform the duties of the position well and to represent the University in the best possible way.

Assessment criteria

The assessment criteria for appointment as a Senior Lecturer shall be the degree of the expertise required as a qualification for employment. As much attention shall be given to the assessment of teaching expertise as to the assessment of other qualifying criteria (Chapter 4, Section 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance).

A Senior Lecturer must be established within their scientific field, taking into account the nature and tradition of the subject specialisation.

A Senior Lecturer must demonstrate:

  • Documented competence in the field
  • Documented ability to communicate and collaborate with actors in other parts of society with a clear connection to education and research

Teaching expertise relates to:

  • Documented ability to carry out and lead education using various teaching methods within higher education
  • Documented experience in pedagogical development work and a reflective presentation of their own   pedagogical outlook and practices
  • Documented ability to link research and education with regards to both content and teaching

Scientific proficiency relates to:

  • Documented ability to independently conduct research of a high quality
  • Research within fields relevant to the appointment in question
  • Active participation in the scientific community

Further information

Head of department, Bengt J Nilsson, 040-6657244, 
HR-specialist, Sara Eriksson, 040-665 76 59,

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You apply for this position via Malmö University’s recruitment system by clicking on the “Apply” button. As an applicant, you are responsible for ensuring that your application is completed in accordance with the job advertisement, and that it is submitted to the University no later than 2022-03-24. The application must be written in Swedish, English or any of the Nordic languages. As an applicant, you are responsible for the application and its appendices being translated.

The rules for appointment of teaching staff at Malmö University are regulated in the Appointment Rules at Malmö University.

Merits and qualifications must be documented according to Qualifications portfolio for lecturers/researchers at Malmö University

Books and any other documents, such as publications, that cannot be sent electronically should be sent in triplicate in an envelope marked with reference number REK 2022/52 and posted to the HR Department, Malmö University, 205 06 Malmö. If the documents weigh more than 2 kg, they should be sent to the delivery address: HR Department, Malmö University, Matrosgatan 1, 211 18 Malmö, marked with reference number REK 2022/52.  

According to Malmö University’s qualifications portfolio, the application must include:

  • Documentation of research expertise
  • Documentation of teaching expertise
  • Documentation of expertise in engagement with wider society

The application must also include:

  • Personal qualifications portfolio (personal data, employment history as well as competencies and skills)
  • Copies of degree certificates and other relevant certificates
  • A brief account of research, teaching and other activities relevant to the position to which the application pertains, including a description of how the applicant envisions their future research and teaching
  • The primary scientific and educational work to be considered (maximum five of each)


Full-time position, employed until further notice.

Malmö University is a workplace and higher education institution that is characterised by an open and inclusive approach, where gender equality and equal terms add value to our activities.

Malmö University applies individual salary setting.

Start date


Union representatives

SACO-S Mats Syde,
OFR/ST Bodil Sterner, 

We are looking forward to receiving your application!