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LINGUIST List 23.806

Fri Feb 17 2012

Jobs: English for Academic Purposes: Temporary Lecturer, Stockholm U

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        1.     Maria Kuteeva , English for Academic Purposes: Temporary Lecturer, Stockholm University, Sweden


Message 1: English for Academic Purposes: Temporary Lecturer, Stockholm University, Sweden
Date: 17-Feb-2012
From: Maria Kuteeva <maria.kuteevaenglish.su.se>
Subject: English for Academic Purposes: Temporary Lecturer, Stockholm University, Sweden
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University or Organization: Stockholm University
Department: Department of English
Job Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Web Address: http://www.english.su.se/
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; English for Academic Purposes

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The Department of English at Stockholm University wishes to employ two
temporary lecturers in English for Academic Purposes to be affiliated with
the Centre for Academic English. The Centre seeks to ensure that the work
of students and staff at Stockholm University meets the expectations of the
international academic community. It provides specially designed courses in
English for academic and research purposes and conducts research on English
as an international academic language across different disciplines.

Main duties: The successful applicant is expected to teach courses in
English for Academic Purposes at the undergraduate and master's level, to
take part in developing new course materials, and to take on
language-editing tasks.

Required qualifications: Applicants should have completed a PhD in a
relevant field, such as English or Applied Linguistics. Completion of a
course in university pedagogy (or equivalent) would be considered an
advantage. Applicants should be able to document their teaching abilities
and capacity to work with heterogeneous learner groups and students from
different disciplinary backgrounds. Applicants must also be able to take on
language-editing tasks.

Assessment criteria: In the evaluation of candidates for this post,
substantial weight will be given to the applicant's teaching abilities and
capacity to work across disciplines. Documented computer and online
teaching skills would be considered an advantage. The candidate to be
chosen is the one who is considered to possess the most evident capacity to
carry out the duties of the position in question, as well as to contribute
to the progress and development of the Centre.

The successful candidate is expected to start on 1 August 2012 at the
latest. Employment to this post is limited to a fixed term of one year,
subject to extension by another year.

Please send your CV to the Head of Department, Dr Claudia Egerer, email:
claudia.egererenglish.su.se and Director of the Centre for Academic
English, Dr Maria Kuteeva, email: maria.kuteevaenglish.su.se. For any
informal enquiries, please contact Dr Kuteeva.

Application Deadline: 30-Mar-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Associate Professor Maria Kuteeva
Department of English
Stockholm University
Stockholm 10691
Sweden
Email Address for Applications: caeenglish.su.se
Contact Information:
Associate Professor Maria Kuteeva
Email: maria.kuteevaenglish.su.se
Phone: 00468163593
Fax: 00468159667

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