LINGUIST List 27.703

Fri Feb 05 2016

Jobs: Japanese; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics, Senior Lecturer, The University of Gothenburg

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Date: 03-Feb-2016
From: Sarah Isaksson <sarah.isakssonsprak.gu.se>
Subject: Japanese; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics, Senior Lecturer, The University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
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University or Organization: The University of Gothenburg
Department: Department of Languages and Literatures
Job Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
Web Address: http://sprak.gu.se/
Job Title: One or several Senior Lecturer in Japanese

Job Rank: Senior Lecturer

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)

Description:

Reference number: PER 2015/383

Job assignments

The position includes mainly teaching and supervision of students at first- and second-cycle level, in both freestanding courses and study programmes, on campus or online. In addition, the holder of the position will be expected to participate in the development of courses and study programmes, within the subject area and in adjacent fields. Research activities will also be required. As the successful applicant will be expected to participate broadly in the Department’s activities, other duties may be required as well.

Eligibility

The qualifications for academic positions are given in Chapter 4, Sections 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 demonstrated teaching expertise.

Assessment

The qualifications for academic positions are given in Chapter 4, Sections 3–4 of the Higher Education Ordinance and in the University of Gothenburg’s Appointments Procedure.

In the assessment of qualifications, equal attention will be given to pedagogical and scholarly competence in the relevant subject area. Special attention will be given to documented qualifications within the following areas:

- Teaching expertise, demonstrated through experience of planning and execution of educational activities, including supervision/tutoring and examination.
- Scholarly competence, which will be assessed in relation to degree of originality, international orientation and future outlook.
- Qualifications regarding cooperation with the surrounding community.
- Ability to lead and administer teaching activities (for example background as a course director/coordinator).
- Strong proficiency in Japanese.

Ability to teach in Swedish or other Scandinavian language is an advantage. Ability to teach in English is also an advantage, yet to a lesser extent.

The recruitment process may also include trial lectures and interviews.

Additional information

According to the University of Gothenburg’s Appointments Procedure, an applicant who has not completed formal training in teaching and learning in higher education of at least 15 higher education credits, and who cannot be deemed to have acquired the corresponding knowledge in any other way, shall undergo such training during the first year of employment.

The successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate extensive physical presence at the Department as well as regular participation in its work.

For further information on how to apply for this post, kindly follow the link below.

Application Deadline: 24-Feb-2016

Web Address for Applications: http://www.gu.se/english/about_the_university/announcements-in-the-job-application-portal/?languageId=100001&disableRedirect=true&returnUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.gu.se%2Fomuniversitetet%2Faktuellt%2Fledigaanstallningar%2F&?id=19142&lang=en&ref=L&tjanstNam
Contact Information:
Human Resources Administrator Sarah Isaksson
Email: sarah.isakssonsprak.gu.se

Page Updated: 05-Feb-2016