The subject of the employment is horticultural science with emphasis on quality and postharvestof fruit and vegetables, as well as reduced wastage and use of side streams. Connections between the quality of edible horticultural products and health aspects are also covered, as well as questions regarding the effects of processing fruit and vegetables from a nutritional perspective. The work can include both basic and applied research. The position will be linked to the Plant Product Quality division.
The associate senior lecturer shall develop their own research profile within the subject of the employment and be given development opportunities in order to qualify as an associate professor and senior lecturer.
The department has a parallel language work environment. The lecturer will be able to carry out most of their tasks in English. As the university is Swedish-speaking, however, the holder is expected to be able to work and teach in Swedish within four years of taking up the position. The institution will, if necessary, support the holder to achieve this.
Eligible to be employed as an associate senior lecturer is someone who has completed a doctoral degree or has equivalent scientific competence. Primarily, this is someone that has achieved this authorization no more than five years before the end of the application period. However, even those who have completed a doctoral degree or have achieved equivalent competence earlier than this can be considered if there are special reasons. Special reasons consider leave due to illness, parental leave or other similar circumstances.