LINGUIST List 15.1339

Wed Apr 28 2004

Jobs: English Lang & Ling: Assoc Prof, Norway

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  1. mila.vulchanova, English Lang & Ling: Assoc Prof, Norwegian U/Science and Technology

Message 1: English Lang & Ling: Assoc Prof, Norwegian U/Science and Technology

Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2004 03:52:38 -0400 (EDT)
From: mila.vulchanova <>
Subject: English Lang & Ling: Assoc Prof, Norwegian U/Science and Technology

University or Organization: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Department: Department of Modern Languages
Rank of Job: Associate Professor
Specialty Areas: English language and linguistics
Required Language(s): English (Code = ENG)



The Department of Modern languages, English section invites
applications for a tenured position in Modern English language and
linguistics at the Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer level.
Applicants for the position should have a completed PhD in English
language and linguistics and should be able to offer teaching on a
broad variety of topics in the field of English linguistics. Both
research and teaching expertise should be substantiated by 
appropriate documentation. The search Committee will also consider
applicants with a PhD in theoretical linguistics with a
specialization in English, in the event that no suitable applicants
with a PhD in English language and linguistics are found qualified
for the position. In the selection process and ranking, applicants
who can demonstrate a contrastive English-Norwegian research focus
will be ranked ahead of otherwise equally well-qualified applicants.
In assessing candidates, weight will be placed on pedagogical skills. 
Applicants who have been short-listed will be invited for interview,
and will be asked to demonstrate their pedagogical ability, usually
by means of a trial lecture.

The person appointed will be jointly responsible for academic matters
together with other academic staff in the Department. He or she will
be required to participate in teaching activities in accordance with
the relevant curriculum, and to assist in further developing the
teaching programme, including that of continuing education. He or she
will be expected to supervise masters students, research fellows, and
doctoral candidates in his/her discipline. He or she must agree to
undertake administrative work as part of his/her duties.Newly-employed
staff in academic positions who are not already fluent in a
Scandinavian language must, within three years of appointment, obtain
and document fluency in Norwegian or another Scandinavian language at
an equivalent standard to level three in the Norwegian for Foreigners
courses provided at the Department of Language- and Communication

Further details about the position can be obtained from Professor Arne
Halvorsen, tel. +47 73 59 65 09, E-mail: or
Professor Mila Vulchanova, tel. +47 73 59 67 91, E-mail: Applicants are asked to give an account of
their pedagogical qualifications in accordance with the guidelines
(''Documentation of an applicant's pedagogical qualifications'') that
can be obtained from the following web address:

Each applicant for the position must send 5 copies of his or her
application along with certified copies of certificates, testimonials,
and a list of academic/artistic work, and 3 sets of their: Academic
work - published or unpublished - that has relevance to the evaluation
of the applicant's qualifications by the evaluation committee (not
more than 10 such submissions). A description of all the academic work
that the applicant feels is most significant and that he/she feels the
evaluation committee should pay particular attention to. A list of
all publications with bibliographical references. Applications should
be sent to the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Faculty
of Arts, NO-7491 Trondheim. The application deadline is 21 May
2004. The file number for the position (HF-238) must be clearly stated
on the application.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Faculty of Arts
	NTNU, Faculty of Arts
	7491 Trondheim, 7491
	Applications are due by 21-May-2004

Contact Information:
	Professor Mila Vulchanova

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