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LINGUIST List 19.3460

Thu Nov 13 2008

Jobs: Chinese, Mandarin & General Ling: Lecturer, Högskolan Dalarna

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        1.    Jonathan White, Chinese, Mandarin & General Linguistics: Lecturer, Högskolan Dalarna, Falun, Sweden


Message 1: Chinese, Mandarin & General Linguistics: Lecturer, Högskolan Dalarna, Falun, Sweden
Date: 13-Nov-2008
From: Jonathan White <jwhdu.se>
Subject: Chinese, Mandarin & General Linguistics: Lecturer, Högskolan Dalarna, Falun, Sweden
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University or Organization: Högskolan Dalarna
Department: Chinese
Job Location: Falun, Dalarna, Sweden
Web Address: http://www.du.se
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)

Description:

We are seeking a lecturer in Chinese for a half-time post. The post is
temporary, from 1 January 2009 to 31 December 2009, with the possibility of
extension beyond that date. The post is based in Falun, Sweden. Demand for
the subject has increased markedly in recent years and it is likely that if
the post is extended it will be full-time.

Duties:
Responsibilities for this post are teaching, development and planning of
courses at the introductory level. A significant portion of the teaching is
done via distance-learning technology. Other responsibilities include
participation in the development and administration of the subject area as
a whole.

Qualifications:
Necessary qualifications for the post are:
1. Completion of undergraduate education (bachelor's degree) or the
equivalent,
2. Pedagogical training or equivalent experience,
3. Demonstrated teaching ability (HF 4 kap 9 §).

Criteria:
Hiring criteria include the amount of expertise in the areas specified in
the qualifications for the post, as well as administrative and other skills
relevant to the duties described for the post. In addition, the applicant's
skills at developing and leading cooperation with fellow staff members and
the local community, as well as keeping informed about research and
development in the subject area will be taken into account.

Pedagogical and scientific expertise will be treated equally for the post.

National goals regarding the job market, equality, and society will also be
taken into consideration (HF 4 kap 15 §).

Additional Qualifications:
Applicants will preferably have a doctorate in the subject. Since the staff
of the university's language department work closely together, a
cooperative attitude is necessary for the position. Experience with
teaching and course development as well as experience with internet-based
learning is also of merit.

Information:
Herbert Jonsson, Head of Subject (see contact information below)
Elin Holmsten, Department Head, tel (0046) 23-77 83 01, e-mail ehmdu.se

Union Representatives
Lars-Åke Bernblad, lbedu.se, SACO, Kerstin Ahlberg, kahdu.se,
TCO-Lärarförbundet and Sonja Marklund, smadu.se, TCO-ST. Tel (0046) 23-77
80 00.

Additional information:
Högskolan Dalarna strives for gender balance and increased diversity.

Application procedure:
Your application, including the reference number above, should contain a
CV, transcripts of qualifications, and contact details for referees.
Teaching expertise must be described on a separate form which can be
ordered from Högskolan Dalarna by telephone (0046) 23-77 80 41 or by
e-mail: algdu.se as well as from our website: www.du.se/pedagogiskameriter.

Application Deadline: 08-Dec-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
The Registrar
Högskolan Dalarna
Falun, Dalarna 79188
Sweden
Email Address for Applications: platsansokandu.se
Contact Information:
Herbert Jonsson
Email: hjndu.se
Phone: 004623778091

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