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LINGUIST List 17.339

Wed Feb 01 2006

Jobs: English Lang and Ling: Lecturer, Södertörn U

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        1.    Tomas Rothstein, Modified: English Language and Linguistics: Lecturer, Södertörn University College, Sweden

Message 1: Modified: English Language and Linguistics: Lecturer, Södertörn University College, Sweden
Date: 27-Jan-2006
From: Tomas Rothstein <tomas.rothsteinsh.se>
Subject: Modified: English Language and Linguistics: Lecturer, Södertörn University College, Sweden

University or Organization: Södertörn University College
Department: English Department
Job Rank: Lecturer
Specialty Areas: English Language and Linguistics
Required Language(s): English (eng)


dnr (reference no.)1132/22/2005

English is taught at undergraduate level at Södertörns University College, south
of Stockholm. In addition to language proficiency, a component of all the
English courses taught, the English Department places an emphasis on teaching
and research in the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking world. The
Department enjoys extensive cooperation with other departments at Södertörns
University College and with other universities, both in Sweden and abroad.

Job Description:
The candidate appointed will be expected to teach English language including
grammar, translation, vocabulary, and oral and written communication, as well as
linguistics. Administrative duties may be required. The position may include the
opportunity to conduct independent research, if funding is available.

The candidate should hold a Ph.D. in English, specializing in Linguistics, or
hold equivalent academic qualifications and professional skills appropriate for
the position. The candidate should have completed a course in university
pedagogy or, in some other way, have acquired the relevant knowledge about
teaching at university level. The candidate should have documented experience
in university teaching.

A detailed specification about the qualifications required for a lectureship can
be had by contacting Mr. Tomas Rothstein at +46 8 608 4188.

If a candidate is qualified for a professorship, he/she should state in their
application that they wish to be considered for a professorship.

Selection criteria:
The general criteria for assessing candidates for a lectureship, can be found in
English at http://www.sweden.gov.se/sb/d/574/a/21541 Chapter 4, sections 7 and 8.

Further, the following selection criteria, in order of importance, are
applicable for this position:

- Documented experience of teaching at university level for several years within
the areas stated above
- Proven research experience and pedagogical skills in English, particularly
within the field of Linguistics
- Proven interest in, and experience of, interdisciplinary work including
international, multidisciplinary, pedagogical and research projects
- Proven experience of thesis supervision
- Experience of course development both independently and as part of a team, and
an interest in developing new teaching methods
- An ability to cooperate and work as a team
- Proven administrative ability.

The appointment is a full-time, tenured position. The place of work is at
Södertörns main campus in Flemingsberg, south of Stockholm.

Södertörns University College is an equal opportunity employer. Södertörns
University College may apply affirmative action. Men are underrepresented
in the Department of English, and therefore, male candidates are particularly
encouraged to apply.

Application procedure:
Applicants should follow the detailed instructions found on our website:
http://www.sh.se/ om högskolan/lediga jobb/anvisningar behörighetskrav.

The application, in triplicate, should comprise your verified CV and doctoral
degree certificates, a short description of teaching and research merits, an
account of leadership and development experience relevant to this position, and
a publication list with a specification of the ten academic works most relevant
for this appointment.

Where to send the application:
The application should be marked with the appropriate reference number (dnr) and
sent to: Central Records Officer, Södertörns högskola, 141 89 Huddinge, or by
e-mail to: registratorsh.se. The closing date for applications is 6 March 2006.

Address for Applications:

Central Records Officer Rothstein
Södertörns Högskola
Huddinge 141 89

Application Deadline: 06-Mar-2006

Contact Information:

Head of Department Liz Kella
Email: liz.kellash.se
Phone: + 46 8 608 45 29
Website: http://www.sh.se

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