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LINGUIST List 23.3387

Mon Aug 13 2012

Jobs: Applied Ling; Educational Sciences: Prof, The University of Luxembourg

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

Date: 09-Aug-2012
From: Daniel Tröhler <daniel.troehleruni.lu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Educational Sciences: Professor, The University of Luxembourg, Walferdange, Luxembourg
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University or Organization: The University of Luxembourg
Department: Faculty of FLSHASE
Job Location: Walferdange, Luxembourg
Web Address: http://www.uni.lu/flshase
Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Educational Sciences


Description:

Professor in Learning and Instruction (M/F)
- Ref. F3-080003
- Full-time contract
- Employee status

Mission:
The professor's teaching activities will foster a learner-centered
approach to help future and current teachers and educators to focus
on the learner's individual learning processes and to provide
individualized learning experiences in the framework of an
educational institution. Furthermore, teaching activities emphasize
the relevance of scientific expertise and empirical research for
professional practice. Hence, the professor should be involved in the
configuration of a network involving the university and partner
schools intended at deconstructing the divide between theory and
practice. His/her presence in the field is indispensable; he/she will
have to set up, organise and analyse teaching and learning
workshops.

He/she will teach in the study programmes in the field of Educational
Sciences of the Faculty (particularly in the Bachelor in Educational
Sciences (Preschool and Primary Teacher Education), the planned
Master in Secondary Education and some other programmes such
as the Master in Learning and Communication in Multilingual and
Multicultural contexts, and the Doctoral School in Educational
Sciences.

He/she will conduct research on the basis of a theory-driven
description, explanation and improvement of learning and teaching
processes in learning situations embedded in institutionalized
contexts (schools). Special aspects of interests are empirically
generated theories of learning and teaching predominantly in the
context of teacher education, whereby the multilingual and
multicultural context of the workplace of the future teachers is taken
into account. The professor will play a central role in the University's
research priority "Education and learning in multilingual and
multicultural contexts".

For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Daniel Tröhler at
the application contact email address below.

Qualifications, Experience, Aptitude:
- PhD in educational sciences or a closely related field and
experience in supervising doctoral students
- At least three years of outstanding research record in the field
(documented e.g. by peer-reviewed journal articles; books;
conference participation)
- International research and teaching experience
- Interdisciplinary research profile
- Proven ability to conduct research projects
- Proven ability to teach at master and doctoral level
- Excellent self-management skills, leadership qualities, intercultural
and inter-institutional awareness as well as a spirit of team-work in
close cooperation with the concerned research group are
prerequisites for this position.

Languages:
The job holder will be a member of an international, multilingual
research team and will teach an international student body. As
German and French are the official languages of the Luxembourgish
school system, the command of German and French is highly
recommended. English should be acquired during the first two years
following the appointment.

Applications:
Candidates are asked to send a hard copy only by postal mail of their
full application (in French, German or English) before 29th
September 2012 mentioning the job opening reference number
(F3-080003) and including the following documents:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Copies of diplomas
- List of publications
- Copies of recent publications relevant for the field in question
- List of courses taught

Application Deadline: 29-Sep-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Dr. Michel Margue
Campus Walferdange
BP. 2
Walferdange, Grand-Duché de Luxembourg 7201
Luxembourg
Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Daniel Tröhler
Email: daniel.troehleruni.lu

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