LINGUIST List 15.515

Sat Feb 7 2004

Jobs: English Ling: Assoc Prof, U/Bergen, Norway

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  1. unni.utvik, English Linguistics: Assoc Prof, University of Bergen, Norway

Message 1: English Linguistics: Assoc Prof, University of Bergen, Norway

Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2004 09:35:29 -0500 (EST)
From: unni.utvik <>
Subject: English Linguistics: Assoc Prof, University of Bergen, Norway

University or Organization: University of Bergen
Department: Department of English
Rank of Job: Associate Professor
Specialty Areas: English linguistics
Required Language(s): English (Code = ENG)


A position as Associate Professor in English linguistics is open at
the Department of English at the University of Bergen, Norway.

A description of the position with details of curricula and areas of
responsibility, particular duties, and factors which will be
emphasized in the selection process may be obtained from the
Secretariat for the Faculty of Arts, telephone no.: (+47) 55 58 93

For additional information on the position please contact Professor
Leiv Egil Breivik, Department of English, telephone no.: (+47) 55 58
23 63.

The successful applicant must have a doctorate in English linguistics
or corresponding qualifications. If no qualified applicant applies for
a permanent position, the University may consider making an
appointment to the position of Associate Professor for a period of up
to three years if it is probable that the applicant will obtain
his/her doctorate in that period. At the end of this appointment
period, the candidate's qualifications will be re-evaluated with a
view to a permanent appointment. If no applicant is qualified for
either permanent or temporary appointment as Associate Professor, the
University may consider appointing a candidate to the position as
Assistant Professor (salary scale L.R. 25, level 38/53) for a period
of up to three years and six months in order to cover some of the
responsibilities associated with the position.

The Department wishes to strengthen its research and teaching
expertise primarily in the area of English phonetics/phonology, but
also in the areas of pragmatics and syntax. Furthermore, the
Department wishes to place greater priority on the use of ICT in
teaching and research. In assessing the applicants, particular
emphasis will thus be placed on the applicant's qualifications in
these research and teaching areas, though applicants whose
qualifications are in other areas of the discipline may also be

The language of instruction at the department is English, while all
administration is carried out in Norwegian.

Basic teacher training is required. The successful candidate will be
offered appropriate training if this requirement has not been met
prior to appointment.

The salary will be set at the appropriate level (54-60, code 1011) of
the current wage scale.

The University of Bergen applies the principles of public access to
information in connection with appointments to academic positions.

The successful applicant must comply with the guidelines that apply to
the position at any time.

The application shall include a complete curriculum vitae, with copies
of certificates, diplomas and testimonials appended. The application
shall contain a list of the enclosures documenting the applicant's
teaching qualifications. In their applications, applicants must also
indicate those scholarly works or parts of works they wish to be given
particular attention in the assessment. These should not exceed 10 in

All of the above documents, along with the selected scholarly works
and a list of these works, shall be submitted in triplicate to the
University of Bergen, The Faculty of Arts, Postboks 7800, 5020 Bergen,
Norway, no later than 28 February 2004.

Address for Applications:

 Attn: The Faculty of Arts
 Postboks 7800
 Bergen, 5020

	Applications are due by 28-Feb-2004

Contact Information:
 Prof. Leiv Egil Breivik
 Tel: +47 55 58 23 63
 Fax: +47 55 58 94 55

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