Project Researcher in organizational and social work environment, part-time

  • Contract
  • PartTime

Malmö universitet

1 Jul 2023
Job Information

Malmö universitet
Research Field
Political sciences » Other
Researcher Profile
Established Researcher (R3)
Application Deadline
3 Aug 2023 – 22:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract
Job Status
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Reference Number
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

Offer Description

Malmö University is an innovative, urban, and internationally-oriented academic institution that, thanks to its committed and experienced staff, contributes to societal development. Here, teachers, researchers, and other employees with various competencies work together to conduct high-quality education and research. All professional categories and roles are important. You are welcome to apply for a job with us!

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We are looking for  

Project researcher in organizational and social work environment at the Faculty of Education and Society.


Work duties  

The work as a project researcher involves independently conducting systematic literature studies in the research area organizational and social work environment in human service organizations.

The project researcher will work independently with the research in the field but will also collaborate with colleagues in the research environment.



Those who have completed a doctoral degree or have corresponding scientific competence are eligible to be appointed as project researcher.  

In addition to formal competence, University employees must possess the personal capacities necessary to perform the duties of the position well and to represent the University in the best possible way.  

In the assessment of applicants, particular emphasis is placed on expertise in the research area targeted by the position.

Specific requirements for this position:  

For this position, it is a requirement that you have independently conducted research in the field of organizational and social work environment factors, such as workplace bullying, in human service organizations. It is also required that you have good knowledge of English in both speech and writing, and experience in conducting and publishing scientific literature reviews.

The following would be of benefit for the position:  
Previous experience in conducting research in multidisciplinary environments.

Assessment criteria  

Expertise in the specific field relevant to the appointment in question will be the primary point of evaluation. Other expertise relevant to the appointment may also be used to assess eligibility. 

Faculty, Department and Research environment  

Department of School Development and Leadership (SOL )

The holder of the post-doctoral position will be employed at SOL. SOL is one of the six Departments at the The Faculty of Education and Society , that offers some of the most popular programmes within teacher education in Sweden. Education and research at SOL focuses on Special Education, School development and Leadership.

Centre for Work Life and Evaluation Studies

The present position will be part of the research programme Organisational and Social Safety Climate in Human service organisations (OSSC ) conducted at the Centre for Work Life and Evaluation Studies (CTA ). The OSSC programme is financed by Forte and the overall aim is to develop organisational and social safety climate as a theoretical and empirical construct in the context of Human Service Organisations (HSOs), such as schools, social and health care. The goal of the OSSC programme is to contribute to a sustainable working environment that can meet future challenges such as stress, victimization at work, retention and recruiting problems in HSOs. CTA is a research environment representing researchers from several departments at Malmö University.

Further information  

Project manager, professor Tuija Muhonen, [email protected] ; tel 040-665 77 99

Head of Department, Ola Fransson, [email protected] , tel 040-665 75 49

In our recruitment work, Malmö University has taken a stand regarding recruitment channels and marketing. We therefore decline all offers of advertising and recruitment assistance in connection with this advertisement.  

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You apply for this position via Malmö University’s recruitment system by clicking on the “Apply” button. As an applicant, you are responsible for ensuring that your application is completed in accordance with the job advertisement, and that it is submitted to the University no later than 2023-08-04. The application must be written in Swedish, English or any of the Nordic languages. As an applicant, you are responsible for the application and its appendices being translated.  

The application must include:  

  • Curriculum vitae 
  • Documentation of scientific expertise incl. the primary scientific work to be considered (maximum three). The scientific works are uploaded on selection question 3. 
  • Copies of degree certificates and other relevant certificates  
  • A brief account of research and other activities relevant to the position to which the application pertains.

The rules for appointment of teaching staff at Malmö University are regulated in the Appointment Rules at Malmö University.   

Merits and qualifications must be documented according to Qualifications portfolio for lecturers/researchers at Malmö University.   

Application documents  

We accept application documents digitally. Physical documents are accepted only in exceptional cases. Contact [email protected]  if you have books and any other documents that cannot be sent electronically.  


The position is limited to one year at 20%.   

Malmö University is a workplace and higher education institution that is characterised by an open and inclusive approach, where gender equality and equal terms add value to our activities.  

Malmö University applies individual salary setting.  

Start date  

2023-09-01 or according to agreement.

Union representatives  

SACO Nils Andersson, [email protected]
Lärarförbundet Charlotte Paggetti, [email protected]
ST Lutfi Zuta, [email protected]


We are looking forward to receiving your application!  



Research Field
Political sciences
Education Level
PhD or equivalent


Research Field
Political sciences » Other
Years of Research Experience
4 – 10

Additional Information
Work Location(s)

Number of offers available
Malmö universitet
Postal Code
Malmö universitet

Where to apply



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