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LINGUIST List 21.4643

Fri Nov 19 2010

Jobs: English; Second Language Acquisition: Asst Prof, Aarhus U

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

Message 1: English; Second Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Aarhus University, Denmark
Date: 18-Nov-2010
From: Ocke-Schwen Bohn <engosbhum.au.dk>
Subject: English; Second Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Aarhus University, Denmark
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University or Organization: Aarhus University
Department: The Faculty of Humanities
Job Location: Aarhus, Jutland, Denmark
Web Address: http://humaniora.au.dk/en
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Second Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Assistant Professor in Second/Foreign Language Pedagogy and Acquisition

At the Department of Language, Literature, and Culture, Section for
English, a position as assistant professor in Second/Foreign Language
Pedagogy and Acquisition is to be filled as of 1 August 2011.

Applicants are expected to have:
- A PhD or its equivalent within English Linguistics
- Potential for the development of research projects within the area of
- Native or near-native command of English
- Teaching experience at university level

All other things being equal, familiarity with the teaching of English at
all levels in the Danish educational system will be considered an advantage.

The successful applicant will teach courses in the area of specialization
to undergraduate and graduate students at the Section for English or to
students from other language sections, as well as assist in teaching
introductory courses in English Linguistics.

The position of 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.

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

Applicants without any knowledge of Danish will be expected, if appointed,
to acquire within two years sufficient 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.

- The Faculty of Humanities refers to the Ministerial Order on the
Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities (the Appointment
Order) under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.
- Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement
between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of
Professional Associations.
- Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be
found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish
- Further information on application and relevant enclosures may be found
in the Guidelines for applicants for academic positions.

Teaching portfolio, degree certificate (copy), curriculum vitae, complete
list of publications (including annotations for not enclosed items) and
verified information on previous teaching experience (if any) must be
submitted with the application.

Scientific publications, 3 copies of a maximum of 5 to be considered in the
evaluation should be send to the address below. All hard copy application
material must be marked 2010-212/1-219.

All interested parties are urged to apply irrespective of personal
background. All applications must be made online and received by the
application deadline. Please apply online at the application URL below.

Application Deadline: 01-Feb-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Aarhus University
Department of Languages, Literature and Culture
Jens Chr. Skous Vej 5
DK-8000 Aarhus C
Web Address for Applications: http://humaniora.au.dk/en/news/jobs/academic/
Contact Information:
Ocke-Schwen Bohn
Email: engosbhum.au.dk
Phone: +45 8942 6525

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