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Rules for docentships at Sahlgrenska Academy

Established by the Board of the Sahlgrenska Academy on 6 May, 2011

“Docent” is an abbreviation of the previous title “Magister Docens”, from the Latin “doceo” – to teach, instruct, educate. A docent is a scientifically educated person with a documented scientific and pedagogical approach and way of working. A docent is able to independently acquire scientific knowledge and has an ability to convey it to others.

Following his or her PhD, a docent at the Sahlgrenska Academy should have gained in initiative and ability to undertake quality research independently of previous cooperation partners. A docent should have a documented ability to initiate, conduct and publish results from his or her own projects and the potential to be granted funds to finance these projects.

A docent at the Sahlgrenska Academy should have in-depth expert knowledge within his or her subject, which is defined by the docent’s title, and the ability to communicate with others in a clear and well-informed manner. The docent should also have a clear connection with, and be of direct benefit to the Sahlgrenska Academy.

Rules for docentship at Sahlgrenska Academy

Application for docentship at the Sahlgrenska Academy

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