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LINGUIST List 20.147

Fri Jan 16 2009

Jobs: English & Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Aarhus University

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        1.    Inge Ostergaard Hansen, English & Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Aarhus University, Denmark

Message 1: English & Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Aarhus University, Denmark
Date: 16-Jan-2009
From: Inge Ostergaard Hansen <ihahum.au.dk>
Subject: English & Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Aarhus University, Denmark
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University or Organization: Aarhus University
Department: Institute of Language, Literature and Culture
Job Location: Aarhus, Jutland, Denmark
Web Address: http://www.au.dk/index.jsp
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Department of English, Aarhus University

Applications are invited for the post of native-speaker-of-English lecturer
("foreign lecturer") within the general field of Applied Linguistics.

Applicants must be native speakers of English, and must hold an academic
degree in Applied Linguistics or a related field at Master's Degree level
or higher. Expertise in other fields relevant to the Department of English,
such as Phonetics, Syntax, Semantics and Pragmatics, History, Anglophone
Societies and Cultures, Media, Anglophone Literature, or Danish-English
translation would be an advantage. Ability to speak Danish is not a
requirement for this post.

This is a teaching post (maximum twelve hours per week during two 12-week
semesters, plus related examining and supervision work) with no
administrative responsibilities. Research work is not a requirement of the
post, but there will be time for the lecturer to pursue his or her own
research and it is hoped that s/he will participate in and contribute to
the research work of the Department.

The exact teaching programme allocated to the foreign lecturer will depend
in part on his/her precise interests, but adaptability will be necessary.
Teaching will be at both Bachelor's and Master's degree levels. Courses to
be taught will include theoretical courses in Second Language Acquisition,
Second Language Teaching, or some other aspect of Applied Linguistics, as
well as Introduction to Academic Research Methods, and Written and Spoken
Communication in English.

The appointment is for one year in the first instance and is renewable by
mutual agreement for a total of up to six years.

The position is tenable from 1 August 2009.

Applicants are urged to consult the Department's web site at for further
information about the working environment at http://www.engelsk.au.dk/en.

The salary will be approximately DKK 24,942.17 per month. No pension rights
are attached to this position.

Applications (four copies marked 2009-212/1-161 including CV, names and
addresses of two referees and details of research and teaching experience)
must reach the address provided below by 12:00 noon on Monday 9 March 2009.

Further information about the position may be obtained from Associate
Professor Tim Caudery, Institute of Language, Literature and Culture,
Aarhus University, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark. Tel.: +45 8942 6507; e-mail:
engtchum.au.dk. Prospective applicants are invited to view the web pages
of the Department of English.

Please mark the application: 2009-212/1-161.

Aarhus University offers a good and inspiring education and research
environment for 35,000 students and 8,500 members of staff, who produce
academic results of a high international standard. The budgeted turnover
for 2009 amounts to EUR 700 million. The university's strategy and
development contract are available at www.au.dk.

Application Deadline: 09-Mar-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
Aarhus University
Nordre Ringgade 1
Aarhus C DK-8000
Contact Information:
Inge Ostergaard Hansen
Email: ihahum.au.dk

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