LINGUIST List 29.1227

Tue Mar 20 2018

Jobs: Phonetics: Full Profesor, Lund University

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 17-Mar-2018
From: Svensson Lundmark <>
Subject: Phonetics: Full Profesor, Lund University, Sweden
E-mail this message to a friend

University or Organization: Lund University
Department: Centre for languages and literature
Job Location: Lund, Sweden
Job Title: Professor of Phonetics
Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Phonetics


Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s
top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 400 staff based
in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand,
explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Lund University invites applications for a position as Professor of Phonetics
based until further notice at the Centre for Languages and Literature.

At the department, phonetics as a research subject currently comprises
research in a wide range of areas. Some of this research is conducted in
collaboration with research teams in linguistics and staff within the existing
research infrastructure at the Humanities Lab. The available infrastructure
(at the Humanities Lab) accommodates two Electromagnetic
Articulography-systems, EEG, Eye-tracking-systems, Motion Capture-systems, a
LARM-studio and Swe-Clarin among others. Research collaboration also takes
place with units at other Lund University faculties that offer MR imaging. In
addition, the research activities are linked to other universities within and
outside Sweden.

The professor of phonetics will be expected to take a leading role in research
and third-cycle education in phonetics by developing already established
research environments and research infrastructures. In addition, the professor
will be expected to apply for external research grants and to represent the
subject of phonetics nationally and internationally. Furthermore, the
professor will be expected to supervise doctoral students and teach phonetics
but also other subjects at SOL in the first and second cycles.

The appointment of a professor shall be based on the following assessment
- Very good national and international standing as a researcher. The
international qualifications requirement is to be assessed in relation to the
nature and tradition of the subject specialisation.
- Very good teaching expertise, which means a good ability to conduct, develop
and a lead teaching and other educational activities at different levels of
study and using different teaching methods.
- Good ability to supervise doctoral student up to the attainment of a PhD.
- Good ability to engage in wider society and inform others of his or her
- Good ability to lead and develop the department’s activities in general.

As much attention shall be given to the assessment of teaching skills as to
the assessment of research skills.

For full job description and further information on the assessment criteria,
please visit:

The application must conform to the Instructions that can be downloaded at The applicant is responsible for making sure
that the application is complete, in accordance with the vacancy announcement
and instructions, and for scanning the application (as two PDF files) and
submitting it to the University by the application deadline through the
recruitment portal MyNetwork.

Type of employment: Permanent position
Contract type: Full time
First day of employment: 1 September 2019
Reference number: PA2017/3998

For information on the post, please contact head of department Maria Persson
(+46 46 222 84 52; or division director Katarina
Lundin (+46 46 222 87 02;

Last application date 03.Apr.2018 11:59 PM CET.

Contact Information

Page Updated: 20-Mar-2018