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LINGUIST List 24.5371

Sat Dec 21 2013

Jobs: English; German; Swedish; Discipline of Ling; Ling & Lit: Senior Lecturer, University of Gothenburg

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 20-Dec-2013
From: Marie Olofsson <marie.olofssonsprak.gu.se>
Subject: English; German; Swedish; Discipline of Linguistics; Ling & Literature: Senior Lecturer, 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: Senior lecturer in German with a specialisation in Linguistics and learning

Job Rank: Senior Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Discipline of Linguistics; Ling & Literature

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            German (deu)
                            Swedish (swe)


Job Assignments:
The position includes teaching and supervision at first- and second-cycle level, but also research to some extent. The holder of the position must be able to teach linguistics-oriented courses at all levels within the subject area, and supervise and examine linguistics-related essays and degree projects in German at first- and second-cycle level. In addition, the holder of the position will be expected to be able to teach in Swedish in the Department-wide language programmes.

The holder of the position will conduct research and initiate new research projects both within the subject area and in cooperation with researchers in the Department’s interdisciplinary research profiles.

The post may also include responsibilities of administrative nature.

To be eligible for the position, the applicant must hold a doctoral degree and have a research focus deemed relevant for the position. The applicant must also have demonstrated pedagogical proficiency.

Regulations for the evaluation of qualifications for academic positions are given in Chapter 4, Section 3 - 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance and in the University of Gothenburg’s Appointments Procedure. In assessment of an applicant’s qualifications, equal attention is given to teaching skills and scholarly proficiency and other relevant qualifications.

In the assessment of scholarly proficiency, particular weight is assigned to international publications.

Research interests and experience within languages and learning are also preferred.

In addition to the overall assessment of skills and potential for professional development, the hiring committee will evaluate the applicant’s predicted ability to carry out the work that the position entails, collaborate with other staff and contribute to positive development of the Department’s activities.

Additional Information:
The selection process may involve trial lectures, interviews and the taking up of references.

In addition, if the successful applicant lacks formal training in teaching and learning in higher education, he/she will be expected to complete such training, or acquire equivalent qualifications, within two years of the employment start date.

The tenured senior lecturer is expected to often be physically present at the department and regularly participate in its work.

Since the applications may be reviewed by international experts, we recommend that they be written in English. If you have questions about the application portal or technical problems, please contact rekryteringgu.se

Please apply online.

The following documents should be enclosed with the application:
A description of scholarly and pedagogical work.
A list of degrees and employment.
Academic portfolio I: Scholarly qualifications.
Academic portfolio II: Pedagogical qualifications.
Academic portfolio III: Managerial and administrative qualifications .
Academic portfolio IV: Qualifications relating to cooperation with the
surrounding community.
The publications and academic works that the applicant wishes to be

Complementary documents, such as publications/books should be sent in three copies to the application address below.

Reference number PER 2013/422 should be clearly stated when sending complementary documents.

Salary is determined on an individual basis.

Application Deadline: 15-Jan-2014
Mailing Address for Applications:
Marie Olofsson
University of Gothenburg
Department of Languages and Literatures
Box 200 (letters) or Lundgrensgatan 5 (packages)
Gothenburg 405 30
Web Address for Applications: http://bit.ly/1dZEmkY
Contact Information:
Head of Organization Marie Olofsson
Email: marie.olofssonsprak.gu.se
Phone: 031-7861791

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