LINGUIST List 24.5370

Sat Dec 21 2013

Jobs: Standard Arabic; English; Swedish; Ling & Lit: Lecturer, University of Gothenburg

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 20-Dec-2013
From: Marie Olofsson <>
Subject: Standard Arabic; English; Swedish; Ling & Literature: Lecturer, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
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University or Organization: University of Gothenburg Department: Department of Languages and Literatures Job Location: Gothenburg, Sweden Web Address:
Job Title: One or more senior lecturers in Arabic

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Ling & Literature

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
                            English (eng)                             Swedish (swe)

Job Assignments:
The position includes mainly teaching and supervision of students at first- and second-cycle level, but also research to some extent. The holder of the position will also be expected to participate in the development of courses and programmes within the subject area and related fields. Other duties may be required as well, such as administrative responsibilities. The successful applicant will be expected to participate broadly in the Department’s activities and, if needed, assist with pedagogical supervision.

The qualifications for academic positions are given in Chapter 4, Section 3 - 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance and in the University of Gothenburg’s Appointments Procedure. To be eligible for the position, the applicant must hold a doctoral degree and have a research focus deemed relevant for the position. The applicant must also have demonstrated pedagogical proficiency.

Regulations for the evaluation of qualifications for academic positions are given in Chapter 4, Section 3 - 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance and in the University of Gothenburg’s Appointments Procedure. In assessment of an applicant’s qualifications, equal attention will be given to teaching skills and scholarly proficiency and other qualifications.

Additional information:
The selection process may involve trial lectures, interviews and the taking up of references.

If the successful applicant is unable to speak Swedish, he/she will be expected to acquire the language skills necessary to be able to teach and interact with colleagues and students in Swedish within a reasonable period of time (two years).

In addition, if the successful applicant lacks formal training in teaching and learning in higher education, he/she will be expected to complete such training, or acquire equivalent qualifications, within two years of the employment start date.

The tenured senior lecturer is expected to often be physically present at the department and regularly participate in its work.

If you have questions about the application portal or technical problems, please contact

Please apply online.

The following documents should be enclosed with the application:
A description of scholarly and pedagogical work.
A list of degrees and employment.
Academic portfolio I: Scholarly qualifications.Academic portfolio II: Pedagogical qualifications.Academic portfolio III: Managerial and administrative qualifications .Academic portfolio IV: Qualifications relating to cooperation with the
surrounding community.The publications and academic works that the applicant wishes to be

Complementary documents, such as publications/books should be sent in three copies to Marie Olofsson at the application address below.

Reference number PER 2013/457 should be clearly stated when sending complementary documents.

Salary is determined on an individual basis.

Application Deadline: 15-Jan-2014 Mailing Address for Applications:
Marie Olofsson Göteborgs universitet Institutionen för språk och litteraturer Box 200 (letters) or Lundgrensgatan 5 (packages) Gothenburg 405 30 Sweden Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Head of Organization Marie Olofsson Email: Phone: 031-7861791

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