Apply now and become the department's 4th Distinguished University Teacher
Three teachers at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry have already been admitted as Distinguished University Teachers (formerly Excellent Teacher) at Uppsala University. The Board of the Disciplinary Domain now welcomes all teachers at our faculty to apply for the title – that includes a salary increase corresponding to that of a docentship.
No later than 28 February 2022, teachers at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry can apply to be admitted as a Distinguished University Teacher. The term refers to teachers who have achieved a higher level of teaching skills, are knowledgeable and well-liked in the teaching situation, and are pedagogical leaders with a reflective approach to teaching and didactics.
To be eligible for admittance as a Distinguished University Teacher, you must be a permanently employed teacher at Uppsala University. The Disciplinary Domain can also approve a person who is employed by Region Uppsala or another employer and is highly active in teaching and research at the Disciplinary Domain.
University-employed teachers that are accepted as a Distinguished University Teacher will receive an increased monthly salary with an amount corresponding to the raise of a docentship. If teachers employed by another employer are accepted as Distinguished University Teachers, the Disciplinary Domain will recommend that remuneration be paid to the same extent as for university-employed teachers.
Your application must include:
- An account of how you fulfill the criteria for approval as a Distinguished University Teacher.
- Career portfolio including scientific production, pedagogical merits and collaborations.
- Certificate from educational leader that verifies your educational achievements.
- Certificate from head of department or equal expressing support for your application.
- Relevant appendices.
Fill in and submit your application here no later than 28 February 2022
- Apply for Distinguished University Teacher (Medicine and Pharmacy)
Distinguished University Teachers at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry
- Jakob Haglöf, Department of Medicinal Chemistry
- Christian Sköld, Department of Medicinal Chemistry
- Anja Sandström, Department of Medicinal Chemistry
text: Magnus Alsne
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Apply now and become the department's 4th Distinguished University Teacher
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