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LINGUIST List 21.2611

Tue Jun 15 2010

Jobs: Arabic, Standard; Applied Ling: Assoc Prof, U of Southern Denmark

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        1.    Anne Grethe Hansen, Arabic, Standard & Applied Linguistics, Arabic Language: Associate Professor in Modern Arabic, University of Southern Denmark

Message 1: Arabic, Standard & Applied Linguistics, Arabic Language: Associate Professor in Modern Arabic, University of Southern Denmark
Date: 14-Jun-2010
From: Anne Grethe Hansen <aghsdu.dk>
Subject: Arabic, Standard & Applied Linguistics, Arabic Language: Associate Professor in Modern Arabic, University of Southern Denmark
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University or Organization: University of Southern Denmark
Department: Institute of History and Civilization
Job Location: , Denmark
Web Address: http://www.sdu.dk
Job Rank: Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Arabic Language

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)


Associate professorship in Modern Arabic

The Department of Contemporary Middle East Studies at the University of
Southern Denmark invites applications for a tenured position as associate
professor in Modern Arabic.
The position is available from 1st January 2011.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Arabic language, linguistics or pedagogy,
as well as a background in Middle East and/or Islamic Studies.

The ideal applicant has
- A research record in language acquisition of Arabic as a foreign or
second language,
- Experience in communicative, proficiency-based, and/or content-based
teaching of Arabic,
- Significant teaching experience at the college level.

Duties include research as well as teaching and supervising language
classes primarily at the advanced level and teaching content-based culture
and society classes in Arabic. The successful applicant is expected to
participate actively in the development of our expanding programme of
teaching and research in Arabic as a foreign/second language. Equal
applicants with native or near-native speaker ability in Arabic will be

Applications will be assessed by an expert committee. Applicants will be
informed of their assessment by the university.

As part of the overall assessment of the applicant's qualifications, an
interview and/or a trial lecture may be applied.

Additional information is available from Professor Dietrich Jung,Department
of Contemporary Middle East Studies, Tel.: (+45) 6550 4548 e-mail:

Appointment in this position will also encompass teaching obligations with
regard to related degree programmes.

The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement
between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of
Professional Associations):

If the successful applicant has not documented teaching experience
corresponding to assistant professor level, the applicant will be engaged
on trial for the first 18 months.

Applicants are requested to forward a CV, Certificates/Diplomas, co-author
statements, documentation about previous teaching experience as well as a
list of publica-tions, stating the scientific publications on which the
applicant wishes to rely. You can enclose up to 6 copies of relevant
publications. Furthermore a list of all enclosures must be enclosed - each
enclosure being numbered and marked with the applicant's name. Enclosures
must be assembled in sets. Applicants applying for an associate
professorship at the Faculty of Humanities are requested to submit a
teaching portfolio with the application as documentation for teaching
experience as well as supervision qualifications -
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The University encourages all interested persons to apply, regardless of
age, gender, religious affiliation or ethnic background.

Please send the application marked "Job ID 106013" and enclosures,
including publications on which the applicant wishes to rely,
Certificates/Diplomas -all in 4 copies- to the address specific below. The
application must reach the University not later than 14th July 2010, at
12.00 hours.

Application Deadline: 14-Jul-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Secretary Anne Grethe Hansen
Faculty of Humanities
University of Southern Denmark
Campusvej 55
Odense M DK-5230
Contact Information:
Professor Dietrich Jung
Email: junghist.sdu.dk

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