Promotion and recognition

Here are instructions from the Faculty of Science and Technology regarding promotion matters. See instructions described in each administrative process.

Application for promotion to Professor

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

Application for promotion from Assistant Professor (biträdande universitetslektor) to Associate Professor (universitetslektor)

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)

Application for promotion from universitetsadjunkt (University Lecturer) to universitetslektor (Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor)

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

Application to be appointed as Docent

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 (In Swedish)

Instructions for appointment as Docent

Application for acquisition of educational qualification

Information about Umeå University's model for acquisition of educational qualification

CONTACT INFORMATION

Application for promotion to Associate Professor or Professor

Lena Lundin, Faculty Office coordinator
Phone: 090-786 51 85
E-mail: lena.lundin@umu.se

Frankie Ekerholm, Faculty Office coordinator
Phone: 090-786 74 38
E-mail: frankie.ekerholm@umu.se

Application to be appointed as Docent

Robert Johansson, Research coordinator
Phone: 090-786 93 65
Mobil: 076-352 55 54
E-mail: robert.johansson@umu.se

Application for acquisition of educational qualification

Susanne Vikström, faculty director of studies
Phone: +46706300654, +46907869471
E-mail: susanne.vikstrom@umu.se

Lena Lundin, Faculty Office coordinator
Phone: 090-786 51 85
E-mail: lena.lundin@umu.se

Lena Lundin
9/17/2021