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Administrative procedures for status as affiliated professor emeritus/emerita

Administrative Procedures for Status as Affiliated Professor Emeritus/Emerita

This Administrative Procedures describes the forms and processes of appointment, as well as the authorities, for person with status as Affiliated Professor Emeritus or Emerita at Umeå University

Type of document: Other
Office in charge: Planning Office
Field: Employment
Reg. no.: FS 1.1-86-18
Validity: 2018-02-28-- Until further notice
Approved by: Vice-Chancellor
Date of approval: 2018-11-13

Administrative procedures for status as affiliated professor emeritus/emerita

Appointments procedure for teachers at Umeå University

Appointments procedure for teachers at Umeå University

Umeå University’s Appointments Procedure determines teacher categories, qualification criteria and assessment criteria in recruitment and promotion of teachers, as well as the external expert procedure. The Appointments Procedure makes concrete the regulations established in the Higher Education Act (1992:1434) and the Higher Education Ordinance. In addition to this, teaching posts are regulated in central and local collective agreements. Supplemental provisions are also found in the University’s legal framework.

Type of document: Rule
Office in charge: Human Resources Office
Field: Human resources, equal opportunities and work environment
Reg. no.: FS 1.1-129-22
Validity: 18 February 2022 until further notice
Approved by: University Board
Date of approval: 2022-02-18
Replaces document: Appointments procedure for teachers at Umeå University (FS 1.1-1134-21) approved by the University Board on 9 June 2021

Appointments procedure for teachers at Umeå University

List of new Swedish and English title names related to the Appointments procedure for teachers

Procedure for the acquisition of educational qualifications at Umeå University

Procedure for the acquisition of educational qualifications at Umeå University

Umeå University has a model for the acquisition of educational qualifications meaning that teachers can apply for qualification for two consecutive levels: 1) recognised university teacher, and 2) distinguished university teacher. This code of rules and procedures describes how university teachers apply for the acquisition of educational qualifications. This document also describes the procedure and decision-making process for all parties involved: applicants, expert advisers, the Pedagogical Qualification Board, and the faculties.

Type of document: Other
Office in charge: Human Resources Office
Field: Human Resources, Equal Opportunities and Work Environment
Reg. no.: FS 1.1-2571-21
Validity: 2022-01-01-Until further notice
Approved by: Vice-Chancellor
Date of approval: 2021-12-14
Replaces document: FS 1.1-1391-20

Procedure for the acquisition of educational qualifications at Umeå University 

Policy against corruption

Policy against corruption

This policy clarifies how applicable legislation concerning corruption is applied at Umeå University. The policy offers guidance to staff and is intended to maintain the standards of objectivity and impartiality that apply to all employees working in public administration.

Type of document: Policy
Office in charge: Planning Office
Field: Human resources, equal opportunities and work environment
Reg. no.: FS 1.1-1119-22
Validity: 1 July 2022 until further notice
Approved by: Vice-Chancellor
Date of approval: 2022-07-01
Replaces document: Umeå University’s Policy Against Taking and Offering Bribes, approved by the Vice-Chancellor on 30 October 2012 (UmU 100-2052-12)

Policy against corruption

Salary policy

Salary policy for Umeå University

Umeå University shall have a cohesive, joint salary policy for all the university’s employees – we are a single employer. The salary policy is part of Umeå University’s human resources policy and its purpose is to help the university reach its goals and to run the organisation efficiently. Motivated, dedicated and knowledgeable employees are a pre-requisite for maintaining a high level of quality in the university’s operations.

Type of document: Policy
Office in charge: Human Resources Office
Field: Human Resources, Equal Opportunities and Work Environment
Reg. no.: FS 1.1.-1729-18
Validity: From 26 March 2013 until further notice
Approved by: Vice-chancellor
Date of approval: 2018-10-03

Salary policy

Rules for reporting secondary employment for teachers and employees

Rules for reporting secondary employment for teachers and employees covered by the Managerial Agreement

Secondary employment is an important part of teachers' interaction with society, but it should also be clear that these secondary employments must be properly managed. The general public should feel assured that teachers are not being influenced by their secondary employment in their professional role and its execution. Secondary employment should be handled transparently and kept quite separate from the employee's regular work at the university.

Type of document: Rule
Office in charge: Legal Affairs Office
Field: Human resources, equeal opportunities and working environment
Reg. no.: 300-3114-12
Validity: 2013-12-17-5 years
Approved by: Vice-Chancellor
Date of approval: 2013-12-19

Rules for reporting secondary employment for teachers and employees covered by the Managerial Agreement

Rules for scholarships at Umeå University

Rules for scholarships at Umeå University

These rules cover scholarships instituted by Umeå University with external funding, and scholarships instituted by other bodies but administered by Umeå University. The rules also apply in those cases where a department or equivalent decides to accept a scholarship holder whose scholarship is directly funded by an external body; this is known as an external scholarship. In such cases, the receiving department must ensure that scholarship levels are the same or higher than those for scholarships disbursed by Umeå University.

Type of document: Rule
Office in charge: Human Resources Office
Field: Human Resources, equal opportunities and work environment
Reg. no.: FS 1.1-113-19
Validity: 2019-08-20-Until further notice
Approved by: Vice-Chancellor
Date of approval: 2019-08-20
Replaces document: Rules for externally funded scholarships at Umeå University, FS 1.1- 2019-15

Rules for scholarships at Umeå University

Rule for documentation and assessment of pedagogic qualifications

Rule for documentation and assessment of pedagogic qualifications

University teachers at Umeå University are to document their pedagogic qualifications in a pedagogic portfolio. The documentation within the portfolio shall demonstrate how the applicant satisfies the assessment grounds and criteria for pedagogic skill that apply for employment, promotion or placement within the pedagogic qualification system. A CV detailing the teacher's teaching activity should also be attached to the portfolio. Rule for documentation and assessment of pedagogic qualifications

Type of document: Rule
Office in charge: Human Resources Office
Field: Human resources, equal opportunities and work environment
Reg. no.: FS 1.1.2-1366-14
Validity: From 2014-09-23
Approved by: Vice-chancellor
Date of approval: 2014-09-23

Rule for documentation and assessment of pedagogic qualifications

Regulation for Associate Senior Lecturers

Regulation for associate senior lecturer in combination with clinical service

The target group for the position is nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, specialist trained doctors and dentists and other relevant occupational groups. At Umeå University an associate senior lecturer position can be combined with employment as a specialist trained doctor or dentist or with employment other than that as a doctor for up to a maximum of 13 hours per week.

Type of document: Rule
Office in charge: Human Resources Office
Field: Human Resources, Equal Opportunities and Work Environment
Reg. no.: FS 1.1-231-18
Validity: Until further notice
Approved by: Vice-chancellor
Date of approval: 2018-05-29

Regulation for associate senior lecturer in combination with clinical service (21 kB)

Regulation for Associate Senior Lecturer in the Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine (WCMM) programme

This rule applies to appointments as associate senior lecturer within the Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine (WCMM) initiative. Employment is on an indefinite-term basis and is mainly oriented towards research at least 80 percent of work time for six years.

Type of document: Rule
Office in charge: Human Resources Office
Field: Human resources, Equal opportunities and Work environment
Reg. no.: FS 1.1-1208 -16
Validity: Until further notice
Approved by: Vice-chancellor
Date of approval: 2016-06-28

Regulation for Associate Senior Lecturer in the Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine (WCMM) programme

Rule – recruitment process when appointing teachers

Rule – recruitment process when appointing teachers

Umeå University’s appointments procedure for teachers (FS 1.1-57-18), regulates teaching categories, qualification requirements, assessment criteria for recruitments and promotions, and the external expert procedure. The rule for the recruitment process when appointing teachers defines the various parts of the process and defines relevant statutes and their application in the appointment of teaching staff.

Type of document: Rule
Office in charge: The Human Resources Office
Field: Human resources, equal opportunities and work environment
Reg. no.: FS 1.1-230-18
Validity: Until further notice
Approved by: Vice-Chancellor
Date of approval: 2018-05-29
Replaces document: Chapter 5 Recruitment process when appointing teachers in the Appointment procedure for teachers at Umeå University (FS 1.1-851-16) approved by the University Board on 30 August 2016

Rule - recruitment process when appointing teachers.pdf (179 kB)

Rules for business travel att Umeå University

Rules for business trips at Umeå University

Rules for business trips at Umeå University state how business trips at Umeå University are to be planned, ordered and paid for. The rules for business trips at Umeå University also contain information on insurance coverage for business trips and what applies if a business trip is to be combined with a holiday.

Type of document: Rule
Office in charge: The Human Resources Office
Field: Human resources, equal opportunities and work environment
Reg. no.: FS 1.1-2495-20
Validity: Until further notice
Approved by: Vice-chancellor
Date of approval: 2020-12-15
Replaces document: Rules for business trips at Umeå University (FS 1.1.2-779--14), Approved 2014-09-23

Rules for business travel att Umeå University

 

 

Work environment and equal opportunities

Work environment and equal opportunities policy

Work environment and equal opportunities policy

The Work Environment and Equal Opportunities Policy aims to provide guidelines for the work environment strivings and should overall describe the working conditions and work environment in the organisation, and how these conditions should be formed. The policy is regulates the systematic work environment and equal opportunities work.

Type of document: Policy
Office in charge: Human Resources Office
Field: Human Resources, Equal Opportunities and Work Environment
Reg. no.: FS 1.1-1526-19
Validity: 2019-09-03-Until further notice
Approved by: Vice-Chancellor
Date of approval: 2019-09-03
Replaces document: Work Environment Policy (Reg. No 100-1188-99)

Work environment and equal opportunities policy

Rules for gender equality when nominating and establishing decision-making and advisory bodies

Rules for gender equality in decision-making and advisory bodies

These rules stipulate how gender equality is to be observed when the University nominates individuals for prizes and when appointing and proposing individuals to represent the University. The policy document also outlines guidelines regarding the composition of decision-making and advisory bodies at the University to ensure gender equality.

Type of document: Rule
Office in charge: Planning Office
Field: Human resources, equal opportunities and work environment
Reg. no.: FS 1.1-2597-20
Validity: Until further notice
Approved by: Vice-Chancellor
Date of approval: 2020-12-22
Replaces document: Newly established

Rules for gender equality when nominating and establishing decision-making and advisory bodies

Remuneration and compensation for the University’s steering committees, committees, councils and boards

Rule – remuneration and compensation for the University’s steering committees, committees, councils and boards

These rules are intended to establish levels and conditions for payments to participants in various University bodies. They apply to both internal and external members.

Type of document: Rule
Office in charge: Planning Office
Field: Human resources, equal opportunities and work environment
Reg. no.: FS 1.1-2202-21
Validity: 1 January 2022–30 June 2025
Approved by: Vice-Chancellor
Date of approval: 2021-12-07
Replaces document: Rules for remuneration and compensation for the University’s boards, committees and councils (FS 1.1-1892-17), approved by the Vice-Chancellor on 12 December 2017, revised on 11 September 2018

Rule – remuneration and compensation for the University’s steering committees, committees, councils and boards

Procedures to support managers when handling victimisation, harassment or sexual harassment

Procedures to support managers when handling victimisation, harassment or sexual harassment

At Umeå University, managers with staff and work environment responsibilities must act without delay if they are informed of undesirable behaviour suspected to be victimisation, harassment or sexual harassment. These procedures support managers in the handling of such cases that involve staff or students and are hence also aimed primarily at managers. The HR Guide on the staff website provides further support for managers regarding how to handle and process cases of victimisation, harassment and sexual harassment. Information for staff and students can be found on the staff and student websites respectively.

Type of document: Other
Office in charge: Human Resources Office
Field: Human resources, equal opportunities and work environment
Reg. no.: FS 1.1.-975-22
Validity: Until further notice
Approved by: Vice-Chancellor
Date of approval: 2022-05-20
Replaces document: Procedures regarding discrimination, harassment and abuse (FS 1.1-45-15) approved by the Vice-Chancellor on 20 January 2015

Procedures to support managers when handling victimisation, harassment or sexual harassment

Procedures for alcohol and drugs at Umeå University

Procedures for alcohol and drugs at Umeå University

The purpose of the Procedures for alcohol and drugs is to ensure an alcohol-free and drug-free work and study environment. Staff and students who exhibit signs of alcohol- or drug-related ill health must be offered help and support. Rehabilitation must be offered whenever it is confirmed that someone has problems related to alcohol or drugs.

Type of document: Other
Office in charge: Human Resources Office
Field: Human Resources, Equal Opportunities and Work Environment
Reg. no.: FS 1.1-1117-18
Validity: Until further notice
Approved by: Vice-Chancellor
Date of approval: 2019-02-26
Replaces document: Alkohol- och drogpolitiskt program för Umeå universitet (Reg. no. 102-1886-05)

Procedures for alcohol and drugs.pdf (204 kB)

Local collective agreements and agreements

Local collective agreement on cooperation for development at Umeå University

Local collective agreement on cooperation for development at Umeå University

The aim of the agreement is that our workplaces will embody constructive dialogue, participation and a good work environment. Work environment and safety work, equality, equal treatment, skills supply, finance and operations planning are all examples of matters which must be dealt with systematically and coordinated within the framework of cooperation. This provides conditions for more involvement and responsibility, which increases the quality of activities and helps to make Umeå University to an attractive place to work.

Type of document: Local collective agreement
Office in charge: The Human Resources Office
Field: Human resources, equal opportunities and work environment
Reg. no.: FS 1.1-2040-17
Validity: 2013-07-01 and until further notice
Approved by: Negotiation partner
Date of approval: 2017-12-12
Replaces document: Dnr 300-4123-08, Dnr 243-2306-06

Local collective agreement on cooperation for development at Umeå University.pdf (403 kB)