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Here are instructions from the Faculty of Science and Technology regarding promotion matters. See instructions described in each administrative process.
A Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer (universitetslektor) on a permanent contract may be provided with the opportunity, upon application, of being considered for promotion to Professor as permitted by the needs and circumstances of the university.
Based on documentation presented by the faculty, the vice-chancellor determines whether a particular application may be assessed. Any such assessment shall proceed from the qualifications and assessment criteria for an appointment as Professor. Completion of supervisor training or the equivalent is a requirement for promotion to Professor.
Promotion to Professor - guidelines
Template application for promotion to Professor
Administrative process promotion to full professor
For anyone appointed Assistant Professor for an appointment announced with the application deadline of March 31, 2018 or earlier
Administrative process promotion Assistant Professor (hired before 1 april 2018)
For anyone appointed Assistant Professor for an appointment announced with the application deadline of April 1, 2018 or later
Administrative process promotion Assistant Professor (1 April 2018 or later)
University Lecturers on open-ended contracts as of 31 March 2018 who hold a doctorate have the right, upon application, of being considered for promotion to Senior Lecturer if the qualification requirement for the appointment as Senior Lecturer has been met.
Anyone appointed a University Lecturer on a permanent contract on or after 1 April 2018 may be provided with the opportunity, upon application, of being considered for promotion to Senior Lecturer if the qualification requirements for the appointment as Senior Lecturer has been met and as permitted by the needs and circumstances of the university. The Dean determines in each case if an assessment is justified.
Administrative process promotion from lecturer/adjunkt to Associate Professor/universitetslektor (in Swedish)
Template application promotion to Associate Professor
The Faculty of Science and Technology admit teachers and researchers as Docent if it is deemed useful for research and education within the faculty. Holders of a Docent-ship have both scientific and pedagogical competence with a close connection to one of the departments at the faculty.
Procedure for promotion to Docent
Instructions for appointment as Docent
Information about Umeå University's model for acquisition of educational qualification
Appointments procedure for teachers at Umeå University
Lena Lundin, Faculty Office coordinatorPhone: 090-786 51 85E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Frankie Ekerholm, Faculty Office coordinatorPhone: 090-786 74 38E-mail: email@example.com
Robert Johansson, Research coordinatorPhone: 090-786 93 65Mobil: 076-352 55 54E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Susanne Vikström, faculty director of studiesPhone: +46706300654, +46907869471E-mail: email@example.com