LINGUIST List 27.705

Fri Feb 05 2016

Jobs: French; General Linguistics; Ling & Literature: Professor, The University of Gothenburg

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>


Date: 04-Feb-2016
From: Marie Olofsson <marie.olofssonsprak.gu.se>
Subject: French; General Linguistics; Ling & Literature: Professor, 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: Professor in French with a specialisation in linguistics

Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Ling & Literature

Required Language(s): French (fra)

Description:

Job assignments

The position consists mainly of teaching and research. The research is expected to be conducted primarily within French linguistics and should relate to any of the Department’s research profiles. The applicant should therefore describe how his or her research can benefit the subject’s involvement in these profiles. The teaching will be conducted in the first and second cycles, both on campus and online, as well as in the third cycle. Teaching within the framework of the Department’s interdisciplinary programmes, for example those in international languages, professional translation and language and intercultural communication, may 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 as well as other relevant qualifications. The applicant is expected to be internationally established as a researcher in French with a linguistic orientation.

In the selection process, special attention will be given to documented qualifications within the following areas:

- Ability to initiate and manage research projects within French linguistics.
- Ability to create, develop and manage a research environment, as well as to lead research groups and provide education in the third cycle.
- Scholarly competence, demonstrated mainly though publications in international outlets.
- Teaching expertise demonstrated through documented experience of planning and execution of educational activities, including supervision, tutoring and examination, in particular in the second and third cycles.
- Ability to initiate and manage pedagogical and/or research-oriented projects with multiple participants, as well as manage education in the third cycle.
- Ability to cooperate with others and manage and administrate education, research and collaboration with the surrounding society.
- Ability to convey information about research and development work and stimulate interest in French linguistics among students.
- Production of teaching aids.

Ability to teach in English is an advantage.

For further information kindly follow the link below.

Application Deadline: 25-Feb-2016

Web Address for Applications: http://www.gu.se/english/about_the_university/announcements-in-the-job-application-portal/?languageId=0&disableRedirect=true&id=19144&Dnr=680358&Type=E
Contact Information:
Administrative Manager Marie Olofsson
Email: marie.olofssonsprak.gu.se

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