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LINGUIST List 19.3461

Thu Nov 13 2008

Jobs: Japanese & General Linguistics: Lecturer, Högskolan Dalarna

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


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

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)

Description:

We are seeking a lecturer in Japanese for a half- to full-time post. The
post is temporary, from 1 January 2009 to 30 June 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.

Teaching skills are of greater importance than scientific expertise for
this 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 be native speakers of or have native-level
competence in Japanese, as well as a university degree in the language.
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 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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