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LINGUIST List 20.3848

Tue Nov 10 2009

Jobs: English; Applied Ling; Language Acquisition: Asst Prof, Aarhus U

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        1.    Ocke-Schwen Bohn, English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Aarhus University, Denmark

Message 1: English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Aarhus University, Denmark
Date: 09-Nov-2009
From: Ocke-Schwen Bohn <engosbhum.au.dk>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Aarhus University, Denmark
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University or Organization: Aarhus University
Department: Language, Literature and Culture
Job Location: Aarhus, Denmark
Web Address: http://www.au.dk/en
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): English (eng)


At the Department of Language, Literature and Culture, Section of English,
a position as assistant professor in Second/Foreign Language Pedagogy and
Acquisition is tenable from August 1 2010.

The post as assistant professor is a limited-term, three-year appointment,
with the possibility of subsequent promotion to the tenured position of
associate professor, and it is well-suited for a recently qualified PhD.

Applicants are expected to have:
- A PhD or its equivalent within the area of specialization;
- potential for the development of research projects;
- native or near-native command of English;
- teaching experience at university level.

The successful applicant is expected to teach courses in the area of
specialization to undergraduate and graduate students at the Section of
English. Other duties of the post will include teaching courses in the area
of specialization to students from other language sections and in programs
of continuing education. All other things being equal, familiarity with the
teaching of English in the Danish educational system will be considered an

Informal inquiries may be directed to the Chair of English Linguistics,
professor Ocke-Schwen Bohn, contact information below.

Applicants without any knowledge of Danish would be expected, if appointed,
to acquire within two years a sufficient level of proficiency in the
language to be able to participate in all the activities of the Department.
It is expected that the person appointed will be present at the Department
on a normal daily basis.

All are invited to apply, regardless of age, gender, race, religion and

Applicants must submit curriculum vitae, a list of publications (CD-rom),
documentation of teaching experience and other qualifications and 3 copies
of a maximum of 5 publications to be considered in the evaluation. For
further information see the application URL below.

Salary and other terms of employment will be in accordance with the
agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of
Professional Organizations, including the agreed-upon job structure. The
Faculty refers to the Ministerial Order No.284 of 15.April 2008 about
appointment of teaching and research staff at Danish universities

The letter of application (marked with the number 2009-212/1-186) should
be addressed to Aarhus University, Journalkontoret, Ndr. Ringgade 1,
DK-8000 Aarhus C.

Publications (also marked with the number 2009-212/1-186) should be sent
to Aarhus University, Department of Languages, Literature and Culture, Jens
Chr. Skous Vej 5, DK-8000 Aarhus C.

Closing date: Friday 15 January 2010, 12.00 midday.

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: 15-Jan-2010

Web Address for Applications: http://www.humaniora.au.dk/en/news/jobs
Contact Information:
Professor Ocke-Schwen Bohn
Email: engosbhum.au.dk
Phone: +45 8942 6525

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