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Applying for academic posts, promotion and readership

Applying for academic posts and promotion

Please follow these instructions for applications for academic postitions:

Instructions for applications for appointments or promotions (PDF 125 kB, new window)

For more information about the recruitment process read the document below:

Rules and general advice for appointments of academic staff (PDF 144 kB, new window)

Applying for a readership

The Academic Appointments Board processes applications for readership (associate professorship) once per semester, in April and in October. The application deadline for autumn 2023 is 16 October.

Please follow these guidelines on how to apply:

Guidelines for readership applications and appointments at the Faculty of Social Sciences (PDF 256 kB, new window)


Questions about promotion and readership appointment:

Anders Kirchner
Recruitment Officer
+46 46 222 72 06
anders [dot] kirchner [at] sam [dot] lu [dot] se (anders[dot]kirchner[at]sam[dot]lu[dot]se)