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LINGUIST List 20.1895

Sun May 17 2009

Jobs: English & Socioling: Teaching/Research Assistant, U of Oldenburg

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        1.    Ronald Geluykens, English & Sociolinguistics: Teaching/Research Assistant, University of Oldenburg, Niedersachsen, Germany

Message 1: English & Sociolinguistics: Teaching/Research Assistant, University of Oldenburg, Niedersachsen, Germany
Date: 14-May-2009
From: Ronald Geluykens <Ronald.geluykensuni-oldenburg.de>
Subject: English & Sociolinguistics: Teaching/Research Assistant, University of Oldenburg, Niedersachsen, Germany
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University or Organization: University of Oldenburg
Department: English Department
Job Location: Oldenburg, Germany
Web Address: http://www.uni-oldenburg.de
Job Rank: Teaching/Research Assistant

Specialty Areas: Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The English Seminar at the University of Oldenburg, Germany, invites
applications for a half-time position of a Teaching and Research Assistant
in English Linguistics (Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in Entgeltgruppe 13
TV-L).

The position is available for three years, commencing in September 2009 (or
as soon as possible thereafter). The working hours comprise 19.9 hours a
week and the salary is based on the German public service pay scale 13 TV-L.

Duties:
1. Research in preparation of a Ph.D. in one of the following areas:
Applied Linguistics, Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, or
Historical Linguistics
2. Collaboration in research projects in the field of linguistic pragmatics
and sociolinguistics
3. Teaching load of currently one course per semester according to
"Lehrverpflichtungsverordnung" (2 hours/week)

Prerequisites:
M.A. or comparable university degree in English Studies with an emphasis on
Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics or Discourse Analysis (either synchronic or
diachronic)

Desirable Requirements:
1. Research background in Pragmatics (especially Intercultural Pragmatics,
Conversation Analysis) and/or Sociolinguistics (especially Language and
Gender, Ethnography) and/or Discourse Analysis (also diachronic)
2. Experience with data collection and data analysis (incl. transcription)
3. Teaching experience (e.g. tutorials, lectureships)
4. Near-native speaker competence in English
5. Working knowledge of German
6. Knowledge of another language besides German and English

The University of Oldenburg is an equal opportunity employer. We therefore
encourage women to apply. According to § 21 para. 3 of the Legislation
Governing Higher Education in Lower Saxony (NHG) applications by equally
qualified women will be treated preferentially. The same applied to persons
with disabilities.

Applications including a CV, copies of exam certificates, an outline of the
Ph.D. project and, if applicable, a list of publications and courses taught
at university level should be sent to the address provided below.
Applications can also be sent as a PDF file via email.

Inquiries about the position can be sent to Prof. Dr. R. Geluykens (see
contact information below).

Application Deadline: 29-May-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Ronald Geluykens
University of Oldenburg
Seminar für Anglistik
Oldenburg, Niedersachsen D-26111
Germany
Email Address for Applications: ronald.geluykensuni-oldenburg.de
Contact Information:
Ronald Geluykens
Email: Ronald.geluykensuni-oldenburg.de

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