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LINGUIST List 22.1707

Mon Apr 18 2011

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Professor, Högskolan Dalarna

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        1.     Irene Gilsenan Nordin , English; Applied Linguistics: Professor, Högskolan Dalarna, Sweden

Message 1: English; Applied Linguistics: Professor, Högskolan Dalarna, Sweden
Date: 18-Apr-2011
From: Irene Gilsenan Nordin <igndu.se>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Professor, Högskolan Dalarna, Sweden
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University or Organization: Högskolan Dalarna
Department: English
Job Location: Dalarna, Sweden
Web Address: http://www.du.se/engdept
Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The Faculty of Humanities and Medias is seeking a full-time professor in
English, specialising in Linguistics. The post is full-time with tenure,
starting as soon as possible.

Duties:
The duties involve responsibility for building up a creative research
environment in linguistics through planning and leading research and
initiating new research projects and applying for external research
funding. Teaching and essay supervision at both undergraduate and Masters
level are also included. Time will be available for research. Certain
administrative and leadership duties can also be included.

An important part of the post is the development of research in linguistics
related to Högskolan Dalarna's strategic research profile area Culture,
Identity and Representation which focuses on the socio-cultural discourses
and forms of representation that define who we are and who we can be. The
Faculty has the goal of developing a research environment in not only
English linguistics but also the linguistics of other languages.

A large part of teaching is net-based. It is assumed that the successful
applicant will work regularly at Campus Falun during term time.

Formal requirements:
Both scientific and pedagogical skills are formal requirements to be
employed as a professor. Training in teaching at university level or the
equivalent is required. Pedagogical skill is rated as highly as the other
formal requirements.

Selection criteria:
Selection criteria will take into account the skills formally required for
such employment. Also, they will take into account administrative and other
relevant skills. Skills in developing and leading the work of personnel at
the university will also be taken into account, as well as the ability to
inform others about research and development work.

National goals regarding the job market, equality, and society will also be
taken into consideration (Higher Education Ordinances chap 4, 15 §).

Other qualifications:
A documented ability to lead research projects and successfully apply for
funding is of particular merit. Proven experience of research leadership,
course development and teaching in English linguistics as well as essay
supervision are required. We are seeking a flexible applicant who is
willing to take initiatives and to cooperate, and who is prepared to take
on greater responsibilities and work together with other teachers. Research
in applied linguistics, such as multilingualism, sociolinguistics,
intercultural communication, discourse analysis, computer-mediated
communication, translation, or language learning and teaching are of merit.

Information:
Irene Gilsenan Nordin, Head of Subject, tel. 023-77 83 08, e-mail igndu.se
Elin Holmsten, Head of Section, tel. 023-77 83 01, e-mail ehmdu.se

The application:
Your application marked with reference number DUP 2011/XXX should contain
four copies of the following:
- Curriculum vitae
- Transcripts, diplomas and other required documents
- List of publications
- The five most relevant works from the list of publications. Mark them in
the list
- Documentation of scientific, pedagogical and administrative experience
- Pedagogical experience must be set out on a separate form that can be
obtained from Högskolan Dalarna, tel. 023-77 80 41 or e-mail algdu.se or
from our webpage http://www.du.se/pedagogiskameriter
- Contact details of referees

Final date of application:
The application should be sent to platsansokandu.se or posted to the
application address below and arrive no later than 2011-05-31.

Application Deadline: 31-May-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Anette Lindgren
Registrator
Högskolan Dalarna
791 88 Falun, Dalarna
Sweden
Email Address for Applications: platsansokandu.se
Contact Information:
Prof Irene Gilsenan Nordin
Email: igndu.se
Phone: 0046 23 778308

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