LINGUIST List 23.2849

Tue Jun 26 2012

Jobs: General Ling: Full Prof, Uppsala University

Editor for this issue: Svetlana Tchistiakova <>

Date: 26-Jun-2012
From: Beata Megyesi <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Full Professor, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
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University or Organization: Uppsala University Department: Department of Linguistics and Philology Job Location: Uppsala, Sweden Web Address:
Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


The Uppsala University in Sweden is looking for a full professor of linguistics.

DUTIES:Overarching responsibility for research and third-cycle (doctoral) education inthe subject area as well as for the further advancement of the subject area.Teaching and supervision in courses and programmes at all levels. Ownresearch. Information on research and developmental work and participationin planning research projects. Planning (including seeking research funding),management, and participation in research projects. Collaboration with otherhigher-education institutions and other subject areas as well as publicauthorities and other stakeholders. Development of national and internationalnetworks. Assignments of an administrative nature. Managementassignments may also occur.

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA:In assessing academic competence, academic quality will be given thehighest priority. Consideration will also be given to the scope of research,primarily in terms of depth and breadth. Further, consideration will be given tothe capacity to plan, initiate, direct, and develop education at the third cycle,the ability to obtain research funding in competition, and the demonstratedcapacity to interact both within the academic community and with the widercommunity.

In assessing academic competence, very great attention will be paid toexcellence in the field of linguistics. Other qualifications being equal, specialemphasis will be given to research in one or more of the research fields ofmultilingualism, grammar (morphology and syntax), historical linguistics,corpus linguistics, language documentation, language learning, languagecontact and/or language typology. If qualifications are still judged to be equal,breadth within the above-enumerated fields will be accorded weight.

Equal care will be devoted to the consideration of teaching competence asacademic competence.

In assessing teaching competence, the quality of teaching shall be givenprimary consideration. Further, consideration will be given to the capacity toplan, initiate, direct, and develop education and teaching, as well as theability to link education to research on the basis of research findings in therelevant subject, in subject-matter education, and in tertiary-level education.Teaching competence also includes the ability to interact regarding tertiary-level education issues with actors inside and outside the University.

For more information, such as all assessment criteria, and applicationprocedure, please visit

You are welcome with your application.

Beata MegyesiHead of Department of Linguistics and PhilologyUppsala University, Sweden

Application Deadline: 03-Sep-2012 Mailing Address for Applications:
Vice-Chancellor Eva Ã…kesson Registrar, UFV-PA 2011/2723 Uppsala University, P.O Box 256 Uppsala 751 05 Sweden Contact Information:
Beata Megyesi Email:

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