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LINGUIST List 20.1903

Mon May 18 2009

Jobs: English Ling, Multilingualism: Lecturer, Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum

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        1.    Claus-Ulrich Viol, English & English Linguistics, Multilingualism: Lecturer, Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Germany

Message 1: English & English Linguistics, Multilingualism: Lecturer, Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Germany
Date: 18-May-2009
From: Claus-Ulrich Viol <claus-ulrich.violrub.de>
Subject: English & English Linguistics, Multilingualism: Lecturer, Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Germany
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University or Organization: Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum
Department: Englisches Seminar
Job Location: Bochum, Germany
Web Address: http://www.es.rub.de
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; English Linguistics, Multilingualism

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The Department of English at the Ruhr-University Bochum invites
applications for a half-time position of lecturer at the following quality:
Lehrkraft für besondere Aufgaben (German public service pay-scale TVL-E 13
or 13/2) starting October 1, 2009

The position is available for a period of 3 years. The contract can be
prolonged for another 3 years. Weekly working time is appr. 20 hours, part
of which will be spent on the successful candidate's further scientific
qualification (in the form of a Ph.D.- or post-doctoral project in English
linguistics). The position can be filled by either a Ph.D. student or by a
post-doctoral researcher. It may be offered as a full-time position for a
period of 2 years to candidates with excellent future research potential.

Responsibilities include academic teaching of 6 hours per week, in
agreement with the department's course offerings in English language and
linguistics (particularly Introduction to Linguistics, Phonetics, and
courses on Varieties of English, Pragmatics, and Discourse Analysis).

The successful candidate will hold an M.A. with a specialisation in English
linguistics and pursue, or intend to pursue, a Ph.D.- or post-doctoral
project in one of the following areas: varieties of English, World
Englishes Studies, multilingualism, or English as a lingua franca.
Candidates must have an excellent knowledge of the English language as well
as of current theories and methods in English linguistics. A working
knowledge of German is required, and teaching experience will be an advantage.

Ruhr-University Bochum is committed to equal opportunity in employment and
gender equality in its working environment. Female applicants will be given
preferential consideration when their level of qualification, competence,
and professional achievements equals that of male candidates, unless
arguments based on the personal background of a male co-applicant prevail.
Applications from appropriately qualified handicapped persons are also
encouraged and given preference in case of equal qualification (§ 2 SGB IX).

Please send your application together with a CV, copies of exam
certificates, an outline and provisional schedule of your Ph.D.- or
post-doctoral project (5-6 pages), and, if applicable, a list of
publications and previously taught courses to the Head of Department at the
address provided below.

Further information on the position and the University is available from
Prof. Dr. Christiane Meierkord (see contact information below).

Application Deadline: 12-Jun-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Dr. Anette Pankratz
Englisches Seminar
Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum
Gebäude GB 6
Bochum 44801
Germany
Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Christiane Meierkord
Email: christiane.meierkordenglish.su.se

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