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LINGUIST List 20.519

Wed Feb 18 2009

Jobs: Turkish & Turkic Languages: Asst Prof, Uppsala University

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        1.    Eva Csato Johanson, Turkish & Turkic Languages: Asst Prof, Uppsala University, Sweden


Message 1: Turkish & Turkic Languages: Asst Prof, Uppsala University, Sweden
Date: 17-Feb-2009
From: Eva Csato Johanson <eva.csatolingfil.uu.se>
Subject: Turkish & Turkic Languages: Asst Prof, Uppsala University, Sweden
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University or Organization: Uppsala University
Department: Linguistics and Philology
Job Location: Uppsala, Sweden
Web Address: http://www.uu.se
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Ling & Literature; Turkic languages

Required Language(s): Turkish (tur)

Description:

Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Turkic languages at the Department
of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University

See the full text of the announcement at:
http://www.personalavd.uu.se/ledigaplatser/1642unlekt_eng.html

Duties: The post comprises teaching, research, and administration. Teaching
primarily involves courses in Turkic languages and literatures with special
emphasis on Turkish. Teaching also includes responsibility for courses and
course administration as well as supervision of undergraduates and doctoral
candidates. Duties also comprise staying abreast of developments in the
holder's own subject area, and of societal developments in general that are
of importance to working at the University.

Eligibility requirements: Under the Higher Education Ordinance, applicants
are eligible for employment as Assistant Professor (Senior Lecturer) if
they hold a doctoral degree or have the equivalent academic competence,
have completed training in tertiary-level teaching or acquired equivalent
knowledge in other ways, and have demonstrated competence in teaching.

The post requires excellent skills in using Turkish in speech and writing,
and good proficiency in English as well. A knowledge of Swedish is a
desirable qualification. The holder of the post will be expected to be able
to teach in Swedish after no more than two years of employment.

Assessment criteria: In the ranking of eligible applicants equal
consideration will be given to academic competence and teaching skills.
Academic competence in synchronic, diachronic, and comparative Turkic
linguistics with the main emphasis on Turkish, including Ottoman Turkish,
and a non-Oghuz Turkic language is necessary for the position. Attention
will also be paid to experience in teaching Turkic literatures as well as
social and historical backgrounds.

Equal care will be taken in scrutinizing teaching skills and academic
competence. Assessment of teaching ability will consider planning,
production of own teaching materials, execution, and evaluation of teaching
as well as thesis direction and examination. For more information, see
'Guidelines for Hiring Teachers,' Chapter 7, Guidelines for Assessing
Qualifications of Teachers.

Helpful suggestions for the presentation of qualifications can be
downloaded from the following Web address:
http://www.humfak.uu.se/sprakvet/organisation/meritvarderingvrav.php

Applications, marked with reg. no. UFV-PA 2008/1642, must be addressed to
the Vice-Chancellor of Uppsala University and must reach the postal address
provided below, fax +46 (0)18-471 2000 or e-mail registratoruu.se.
Applications sent by fax or e-mail must be followed by a signed original
not more than one week after the deadline for applications.

The Uppsala University Hiring Ordinance and Guidelines for Hiring Teachers
are available at: www.personalavd.uu.se/anstordning.

Application Deadline: 12-Mar-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
Vice-Chancellor Registrars Office
Mailing Address for Applications:
Vice-Chancellor Registrars Office
Box 256
reg. no. UFV-PA 2008/1642
Uppsala SE-751 05
Sweden
Email Address for Applications: registratoruu.se
Contact Information:
Professor Eva Csato Johanson
Email: eva.csatolingfil.uu.se
Phone: 0046184711089
Fax: 0046184711094
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