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How to succeed as a researcher: Luleå University of Technology

The Young Academy of Sweden and Luleå University of Technology have the pleasure to arrange an event about career systems and how to succeed as a researcher at LTU. We welcome PhD-students, postdocs and researchers.

Date: Thursday 6 December
Time: 13:00–16:00
Venue: E1032, Luleå University of Technology
The seminar is free. Coffee and refreshments are included.
Registration (below) is mandatory.
Hosts: Young Academy of Sweden, Luleå University of Technology

Speakers: Pär Weihed, Maria Tenje, Lars Nyberg, Tommy Viklund and Anna Wetterbom. Photo: Tomas Bergman (Weihed), Erik Thor/Young Academy of Sweden (Tenje, Wetterbom), LTU (Nyberg, Vikholm)


13:00–13:20 Welcome and presentation of the Young Academy of Sweden, Maria Tenje, Associate professor in Microsystems Technology, Uppsala University and Chair of the Young Academy of Sweden

  • What is the Young Academy of Sweden?
  • What can they do to help you in your research career?

13:20–13:50 Presentation of Luleå University of Technology by the Pro Vice-Chancellor Pär Weihed

  • What does the career path at Luleå University of Technology look like today?
  • Implementation of the new tenure track system at Luleå University of Technology

13:50–14:50 Panel discussion with representatives from the faculties moderated by Anna Wetterbom, CEO of the Young Academy of Sweden

  • What do the career paths look like at the different faculties?
  • How will the new employment form “associate senior lecturer” be implemented at the different faculties?
  • What criteria are used for promotion in the different disciplines?
  • What will happen in terms of career paths and tenure track positions in the near future?

14:50–16:00 Mingle with refreshments

In the panel

Professor Pär Weihed, Pro Vice-Chancellor of Luleå University of Technology
Professor Lars Nyberg Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Tommy Viklund, Head of Human Resources, Luleå University of Technology


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