1 Associate Professor "Environmental Humanities with historical orientation" (KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm)

Associate Professor in Environmental Humanities with historical orientation

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KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Stockholm)
Arbeitstelle
Stockholm
PLZ
10044
Ort
Stockholm
Land
Sweden
Vom - Bis
01.01.2023 -
Bewerbungsschluss
31.08.2022
Von
Sabine Höhler, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm

The Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment at KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm welcomes applications for an Associate Professorship in Environmental Humanities with historical orientation.

Associate Professor in Environmental Humanities with historical orientation

Subject description:

Environmental humanities is the collective name for an emerging field of research where humanistic and social science methods and theories are applied to ask and answer questions about the environment, nature and climate and their use and representation in society and culture. The multidisciplinary field includes historical perspectives on the changing relationships between humans and their natural environments.

Duties:

The duties include research, and the associate professor is expected to actively apply for research funding. Duties include teaching in courses that the division provides at undergraduate, advanced and postgraduate level at KTH and in collaboration with other universities, nationally and internationally. Course development and pedagogical work are an important part of the teaching responsibility. Duties include supervising doctoral students if available in the subject area and in other ways participating in the doctoral program. Moreover, duties include collaborating with the surrounding society.

The duties may also include leading larger or smaller groups within the division in special initiatives or larger research projects. The associate professor is expected to participate in interdisciplinary collaborations in adjacent areas of the humanities and social sciences, such as critical geography, postcolonial studies, geopolitics, climate, migration and development studies.

Eligibility:

Those qualified for appointment as an associate professor are persons who have:

1. 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, and
2. demonstrated teaching expertise.

Grounds of assessment:

The assessment criteria for appointment as an associate professor at KTH shall be the degree of expertise required as a qualification for employment. In addition, the assessment criteria stated in the KTH appointments procedure, section 1.2., apply in relation to the employment profile laid down.

Of highest importance is that the applicant has:
- research expertise in the subject field.

Of second highest importance that the applicant has:
- teaching skills in the subject field.
- the ability to pursue third-stream activities and also provide information about research and development work.
- interpersonal skills.
- administrative expertise.

It is also important that the applicant has:
- expertise to develop and lead activities and staff. This includes knowledge of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality.

Kontakt

Dr. Sabine Höhler
Professor of Science and Technology Studies
Head of Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment
Head of Department of Philosophy and History
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
School of Architecture and the Built Environment
Teknikringen 74 D
SE-100 44 Stockholm, Sweden
Fon: +46 8 790 87 41
Email: sabine.hoehler@abe.kth.se

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30.06.2022
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