LINGUIST List 24.5364|
Fri Dec 20 2013
Jobs: English; Discipline of Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Gothenburg
Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox
From: Marie Olofsson <marie.olofssonsprak.gu.se>
Subject: English; Discipline of Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
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University or Organization: University of Gothenburg
Department: Department of Languages and Literatures
Job Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
Web Address: http://www.gu.se/
Job Title: Postdoctoral position in English with a linguistic orientation
Job Rank: Post Doc
Specialty Areas: Discipline of Linguistics
Required Language(s): English (eng)
The successful candidate is expected to devote their time primarily to their own research in English with a linguistic orientation. He or she will also be expected to contribute actively to the fulfillment of the subject´s and the department´s academic, pedagogical and strategic goals as well as to undertake a limited amount of 20 % at the most of teaching and supervision at both introductory and advanced levels.
Candidates must possess a Swedish doctoral degree in English with a linguistic orientation or the equivalent from a foreign university. Since employment as postdoctoral constitutes a qualifying appointment for junior researchers, we aim to target those who have a doctoral degree not older than 3 years from the application deadline.
The University of Gothenburg promotes equal opportunities, equality and diversity and the University of Gothenburg's policy for gender equality will apply (http://www.gu.se/omuniversitetet/varderingar/jamlikhet).
In the assessment of the candidates the emphasis will be on the documented research skills. The statement purpose, which should include a research plan, 3 pages at the most, and a short description of how the candidate will contribute to the development of the discipline, will also be taken into consideration.
The tenured postdoctor is expected to often be physically present at the department and regularly participate in its work.
Please apply online.
Applications must include the following:
-Copy of doctoral exam certificate
-Statement of purpose, the length of which should not exceed four pages and which must include a description of the research that the candidate proposes to undertake, a short description of their views on research and teaching and a description of how he or she wishes to contribute to the development of History as a discipline.
-List of publications
-Copies of not more than five publications
Complementary documents, such as publications/books should be sent in three copies to Marie Olofsson at the application address below.
Reference number PER 2013/461 should be clearly stated when sending complementary documents.
Salary is determined on an individual basis.
Application Deadline: 15-Jan-2014
Mailing Address for Applications:
University of Gothenburg
Department of Languages and Literatures
Box 200 (letters) or Lundgrensgatan 5 (packages)
Gothenburg 405 30
Web Address for Applications: http://www.gu.se/english/about_the_university/announcements-in-the-job-application-portal/?languageId=100001&contentId=-1&disableRedirect=true&returnUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.gu.se%2Fomuniversitetet%2Faktuellt%2Fledigaanstallningar%2F%3Fid%3D19144%26Dnr%3
Head of Organization Marie Olofsson
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