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LINGUIST List 20.2985

Sat Sep 05 2009

Jobs: General Ling: Assoc Prof, Norwegian U of Science and Technology

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        1.    Kjersti Listhaug, General Linguistics: Associate Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway

Message 1: General Linguistics: Associate Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Date: 04-Sep-2009
From: Kjersti Listhaug <kjersti.listhaughf.ntnu.no>
Subject: General Linguistics: Associate Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
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University or Organization: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Department: Department of Language and Communication Studies
Job Location: Trondheim, Norway
Web Address: http://www.ntnu.no/english
Job Rank: Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics



(The full announcement text can be obtained from the contact addresses below.)

The Department of Language and Communication Studies (ISK) in the Faculty
of Humanities at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
invites applications for a position in the field of General Linguistics,
with specialization in Pragmatics at the Associate Professor level.

The position is defined as involving 50% research and 50% teaching and
administration. Teaching is at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

ISK has sections for General Linguistics, General Phonetics, Applied
Linguistics, Swahili and Norwegian as Second Language. The section for
General Linguistics currently counts two positions in syntax and semantics
and one in phonology, in addition to the vacant position in pragmatics.

The applicant should have a research background in at least one standard
framework aimed at modeling pragmatic phenomena in linguistic analysis
(such as Relevance Theory, DRT, Speech Act theory, Gricean analysis, or
others), and general familiarity with state-of-the-art frameworks of
Pragmatics. Research interest in interfaces with other areas of language,
communication and cognition are welcome, although not mandatory; likewise,
documented efforts in, or utilization of, computational methods or tools
are welcome, although not a prerequisite.

The position is remunerated according to salary levels 57 to 76 on the
Norwegian State salary scale, with gross salary from NOK 438 700 to NOK 630
400 a year.

Further details about the position can be obtained from Professor Lars
Hellan, tel. +47 73 59 65 26, e-mail: lars.hellanntnu.no or Office
Manager Kjersti Faldet Listhaug, tel. +47 73 59 67 96, e-mail:

Applicants are asked to give an account of their pedagogical qualifications
in accordance with prepared guidelines ('Documentation of an applicant's
pedagogical qualifications') which can be obtained from the following
Internet address:

Each applicant for the position must send 5 copies of the application along
with certified copies of certificates, testimonials and a list of
academic/artistic work, and 3 sets of their:
Academic work - published or unpublished - that has relevance to the
evaluation of the applicant's qualifications by the evaluation committee
(not more than 10 such submissions).
A description of all the academic work that the applicant feels is most
significant and that he/she feels the evaluation committee should pay
particular attention to.
A list of all publications with bibliographical references.
Joint work will be evaluated. If it is difficult to identify the
contributions from individuals in a joint piece of work, applicants should
enclose a short descriptive summary of what he/she contributed to the work.

The application deadline is September 30, 2009. The file number for the
position HF 09-033 must be clearly stated on the application.

Applications should be sent to the address below.

Application Deadline: 30-Sep-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Faculty of Humanities
NO-7491 Trondheim
Trondheim 7491
Contact Information:
Professor Lars Hellan
Email: lars.hellanntnu.no
Phone: 4773596526

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