Stockholms konstnärliga högskola

Stockholm University of the Arts (Uniarts) conducts education and research in the fields of circus, dance, film, media, opera and performing arts. With our unique combination of education and artistic research, we want to create new opportunities for tomorrow’s societal and knowledge development. Our artistic research environment offers unique opportunities for in-depth studies, as well as for creating interdisciplinary artistic projects.

Would you like to make your own contribution to an attractive study, research and work environment? Here at Stockholm University of the Arts, you will be an important part of this critical and inclusive environment. Together we will create dynamic meeting places for independent artists, researchers and educators to pursue a dialogue with the society in which we live and work. We value a diversity of participation and perspectives, and we therefore strive to achieve a broad recruitment of staff and students.

The employment is at the Department of Film and Media. Learn more about the Department of Film and Media:

We are looking for someone with the desire to teach, conduct research, supervise and at all levels of Dramaturgy for film and media.

As an Assistant Professor, you will need have both considerable artistic practice experience and a Deep theoretical understanding of your chosen artistic discipline. You will be expected to engage in and drive artistic research and be able to critically reflect on the artistic processes incorporated in your teaching.

The Department of Film and Media offers education in dramaturgy at both first and second-cycle levels, and for students in all programmes. As a teacher and supervisor in dramaturgy, you develop the students’ practical ability to utilise all dramaturgical tools in order to analyse their own and others’ artistic work, as well as their understanding of the role of film and media in the surrounding society. Your broad outlook and strategic ability contribute to a renewal and deepening of the subject of dramaturgy at the department.

Your duties also require you to:

  • Be responsible for the students’ education within dramaturgy for film and media
  • Work to develop existing and new courses in relation to other specialisations at the department and at the Stockholm University of the Arts as a whole
  • Work with course administration, participate in the departments’ development work and collaborate both internally within the Stockholm University of the Arts and with external parties.
  • Actively contribute to the development of dramaturgy for film and media and social development in general, which is an important part of the university’s work.
  • Contribute to the development of the Stockholm University of the Art’s education and research, and work for integration between these.

You have an important role in the work of building a common culture of openness and collaboration at the Stockholm University of the Arts as well as being involved in the creation of a good working environment. You may be offered assignments such as programme or specialisation coordinator. You may receive these assignments and also be allocated time for artistic research. To actively pursue artistic research at the Stockholm University of the Arts means that you develop your own research, participate in different ways in the research projects of others, seek external funding for development and research, and that you participate in, and contribute to the research environment, both at the department and at the Stockholm University of the Arts in general.

As Assistant Professor, you will play an important role in creating a common culture of openness and collaboration with your colleagues at SKH, as well as being involved in the creation of a good working environment.


The successful candidate will have demonstrated both artistic and teaching expertise.

Learn more about entry requirements for artistic and teaching expertise on our website at:

Detailed information regarding qualifications and assessment criteria for teaching appointments is stated in Chapter 4 Sections 3 and 4 of the Swedish Higher Education Ordinance.

The duties require you to have an active artistic practice in dramaturgy for film and media. You should otherwise possess the personal abilities required to perform the duties effectively and to be able to represent the university in a manner that benefits the operation.

In addition, you must be able to communicate in Swedish at a high level, both orally and in writing, as well as communicate in English at a high level, both orally and in writing.

Assessment criteria

The following factors will be assessed, in this order of priority:

  • Pedagogical skills; demonstrated pedagogical skills in artistic contexts, specialising in film and media.
  • Artistic skill; broad and profound knowledge within the specialisation of your artistic field, as well as a strong ability to develop and implement artistic research and development work of high quality.
  • Documented profound knowledge in theories surrounding the narrative in film and media
  • Broad and documented experience of implementing various established theory perspectives on storytelling, to practical exercises in film and media
  • Experience of interdisciplinary teaching
  • Broad experience of various types of teaching/examination formats and the ability to develop and implement high quality education at various levels.
  • Ability to describe your teaching and pedagogical approach.
  • Documented strong collaborative ability

You have undergone teaching in higher education training (or expect to do so within the next three years) or in some other documented manner acquired equivalent knowledge.

About the position

The scope of the employment is 30 percent of full-time and is limited to five years. The employment period may be extended. The total employment period may not exceed ten years however. Admission on 01/08/2019, or according to agreement.

Please submit your application no later than 2019-05-03.

How do I apply and what form will the recruitment process take?

Applications should be submitted in English as they may be reviewed by international experts. You can register your application and upload documentation in our recruitment system. Please ensure that all documents are marked with the reference number 2019/291/2.2.1. Detailed information on what to include with your application can be found in the document ” (What should be included in my application?)” on our website

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment 2019-08-01 eller enligt överenskommelse
Salary Månadslön
Number of positions 1
Working hours 30 %
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2019/291/2.2.1
  • Fredrik Nyberg, 08-494 00 288
Published 12.Apr.2019
Last application date 03.May.2019 11:59 PM CET

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