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LINGUIST List 23.2961

Fri Jul 06 2012

Jobs: Second Language Acquisition: Post Doc, University of Gothenburg

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

Date: 05-Jul-2012
From: Lena Rogström <lena.rogstroemsvenska.gu.se>
Subject: Second Language Acquisition: Post Doc, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
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University or Organization: University of Gothenburg
Department: Dept. of Swedish
Job Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Second language Acquisition


Description:

The Department of Swedish, University of Gothenburg - Call for
applications to a postdoctoral position in second language
acquisition research.

The successful applicant will conduct his/her own research in the
field of second language acquisition. The scope of employment is
100% including a possibility of 20% teaching. The successful
applicant is expected to take active part in the research activities of
the department and to organize a research seminar series on
second language acquisition or Swedish as a second language. The
applicant is expected to spend at least four days a week in the
department.

Applicants should have a research interest related to one or more of
the other profile research areas of the department: Language
Technology, Grammar, Text Linguistics and
Lexicography/Lexicology.

Applicants should have a PhD no more than 3 years old by the
closing date of this call. If you were awarded a doctoral degree at an
earlier date, you may invoke special circumstances (e.g., parental
leave), which in this case should be clearly stated in the application.

The position is for one year starting in the second half of 2012. It may
be extended for an additional year after evaluation, to a maximum of
two years.

Applications should be written in English or Swedish and must
include the following:
- A CV including certified copies of graduate diplomas(s);
- A plan of the research project which the applicant wishes to pursue;
- A description of how the project will contribute to the field of
research of the department;
- References from previous postdoctoral positions or related
research (if relevant);
- Contact information for references;
- List of publications, with a maximum of four enclosed, including the
dissertation.

Application Deadline: 31-Aug-2012

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%3FlanguageId%3D10000
Contact Information:
Head of Department Lena Rogström
Email: lena.rogstroemsvenska.gu.se

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