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LINGUIST List 19.3735

Sat Dec 06 2008

Jobs: Spanish Linguistics: Lecturer, Högskolan Dalarna

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        1.    Una Cunningham, Spanish Linguistics: Lecturer, Högskolan Dalarna, Falun, Sweden

Message 1: Spanish Linguistics: Lecturer, Högskolan Dalarna, Falun, Sweden
Date: 04-Dec-2008
From: Una Cunningham <ucadu.se>
Subject: Spanish Linguistics: Lecturer, Högskolan Dalarna, Falun, Sweden
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University or Organization: Högskolan Dalarna
Department: School of Arts and Languages
Job Location: Falun, Sweden
Web Address: http://www.du.se/languages
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Spanish Linguistics

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)


Högskolan Dalarna offers education with a wide range of options to
approximately 10 000 students. Research and graduate training are brought
together in an interdisciplinary environment with strong regional roots.

The School of Arts and Languages at Högskolan Dalarna seeks a Lecturer in
Spanish (Ref nr 2008/554/30)

Description of the position
We are seeking a lecturer in Spanish for a 30-60 % 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.

Responsibilities for this post are teaching, development and planning of
courses at undergraduate 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.

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

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 Spanish linguistics. 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.

Isabel de la Cuesta, 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 provided below.

Last day to apply
The application should be sent to platsansokandu.se or postal address
Registrator, Högskolan Dalarna, 791 88 Falun and must arrive by 15 December

We look forward to receiving your application.

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
Högskolan Dalarna
Falun 791 88
Email Address for Applications: platsansokandu.se
Web Address for Applications: http://www.du.se/pedagogiskameriter
Contact Information:
Dr. Isabel de la Cuesta
Email: idcdu.se
Phone: 004623778045

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