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LINGUIST List 23.1195

Thu Mar 08 2012

Jobs: English; German; French; Socioling: Senior Lecturer, The U of Luxembourg

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Date: 08-Mar-2012
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Subject: English; German; French; Sociolinguistics: Senior Lecturer, The University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
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University or Organization: The University of Luxembourg
Department: Language & Lit, Humanities, Arts & Education
Job Location: Walferdange, Luxembourg
Job Rank: Senior Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            French (fra)
                            German (deu)

Description:

The University of Luxembourg invites applications for the following vacancy
in its Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education

Senior lecturer in sociolinguistics (M/F)

Ref : F3-120002 - Full time -Employee status

Activities:
Within the Laboratoire de linguistique et de littératures luxembourgeoises
of the Research Unit IPSE the senior lecturer will conduct independent
research in the field of the sociolinguistics of the Luxembourgish society.

These comprise inter alia:
- Studies on the role and character of the Luxembourgish language in its
multilingual setting (e.g. research in language attitudes, language usage)
- Historical sociolinguistics
- Luxembourgish in the New Media
- Luxembourgish in educational contexts

The research results will be published in international scientific journals
and volumes with peer-review. Besides the research in the aforementioned
laboratory, the senior lecturer will participate actively in
interdisciplinary research projects of IPSE and in the implementation of
the research axis "Luxembourg studies" and will also contribute to the
research priority "Education and Learning in Multilingual and Multicultural
Contexts" with regards to research on the role of the development of the
Luxembourgish language within the multilingual context of Luxembourg.

The senior lecturer will teach mainly in:
- The Master en Langues, Cultures et Médias: Lëtzebuerger Studien
- The Formation continue Lëtzebuerger Sprooch a Kultur

as well as sporadically in
- The Bachelor en Cultures Européennes

Profile:
- University studies and PhD in sociolinguistics
- At least 3 years' experience as a PostDoc in sociolinguistic projects

Experience:
- Publications in internationally renowned journals and scientific volumes
- Teaching in multilingual university contexts (on Bachelor and Masters level)
- Supporting study programmes
- Contributing to and supporting research projects and in organising
conferences

Skills:
- Ability to work in a team

Language:
- Very good command of at least 2 of the following languages:
German/French/English
- Very good knowledge (oral and written), or willingness to acquire
Luxembourgish is required.

For further information please contact:
Prof. Dr. Christian Schulz
Head of the Research Unit IPSE
Tel. (+352) 46 66 44 6327

Applications:
Interested candidates are asked to send a hard copy of their full
application (in French, German or English) until March 28th, 2012, only by
postal mail to the application address below, mentioning the job opening
reference number and including the following documents:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Copies of diplomas
- List of publications
- Copies of recent publications relevant for the field in question
- List of given courses

The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer. All
applications will be treated in strict confidence.

As part of the application process specifically for academic positions, you
are NOT obliged to complete the online application form below ("apply
online"). If you do so, this should only be done in addition to the
procedure described above, and it will not have any impact of the handling
of your application.

As part of the application process specifically for academic positions, you
are not obliged to enter your personal data online. Nevertheless, you are
gently invited to submit your application data electronically. Therefore enter
your personal data and attach your CV and motivation at the application
URL below. For all further requested documents, please stick to the
specific procedure mentioned above.

Application Deadline: 28-Mar-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Michel Margue
Dean of the Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education (FLSHASE)
University of Luxembourg
Campus Walferdange BP. 2
Walferdange, Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg L - 7201
Luxembourg
Web Address for Applications: http://emea3.mrted.ly/lkw
Contact Information:
None Provided
Email: noneprovided.edu

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