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LINGUIST List 19.2054

Fri Jun 27 2008

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Post Doc, Umea University

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Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Post Doc, Umea University, Sweden
Date: 27-Jun-2008
From: peder alex <peder.alexadm.umu.se>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Post Doc, Umea University, Sweden
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University or Organization: Umea University
Department: Department of Language Studies
Job Location: Umea, Sweden
Web Address: http://www.info.umu.se/Nyheter/LedigaBefattningar.aspx
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


Description:

Postdoctoral fellowship in Applied Linguistics
Linguistics aspects of Teaching, Learning and Assessing in English Language
at University Level

In Sweden learning, teaching and assessment is increasingly conducted in
English by those who are non-native speakers of English. Depending upon the
background of the post-doctoral fellow, the project will either focus on
one of the following: A) defining the language issues that impact upon the
quality of the teaching, learning and assessment environment and its
validity, B) how the use of non-native English impacts upon the cognitive
processes of teaching,learning, text production, and assessment, C)
developing language support interventions, or a combination of A-C.

The applicant is supposed to hold a PhD or an EdD in Linguistics, Applied
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, English Linguistics, Education, TESOL,
Cognitive Science or a cognate discipline. Applicants must have taken their
doctorate within the last three years and not have already held a
postdoctoral position.

For more information, contact Kirk Sullivan.
Union information is available from SACO:
+46-(0)90-786 53 65, SEKO civil, +46-(0)90-786 52 96
and ST, +46-(0)90-786 54 31.

Applications will be discarded or, if the applicant so wishes, returned two
years after the position has been filled. Documents sent electronically
should be in MS Word or PDF format.

Your complete application including a CV, publication list, and research
statement/plan for the period of the postdoc (5-8 pages), marked with
reference number 315-1624-08, should be sent to the application
email/address listed below.

Application Deadline: 15-Sep-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
Registrar
Umea University
Umea SE-901 87
Sweden
Email Address for Applications: jobbumu.se
Contact Information:
Kirk Sullvan
Email: kirk.sullivanling.umu.se
Phone: +46-(0)90-786 95 49

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