LINGUIST List 29.1466
Wed Apr 04 2018
Jobs: General Linguistics: Associate Professor, Stockholm University
Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <clarelinguistlist.org>
Magnus Ullén <magnus.ullen
Linguistics: Associate Professor, Stockholm University, Sweden E-mail this
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University or Organization: Stockholm University
Job Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Web Address: https://www.english.su.se/
Title: Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in English Linguistics
Specialty Areas: General Linguistics
Language(s): English (eng)
The successful applicant is
expected to teach various courses in English linguistics, especially syntax,
semantics, and pragmatics, and English proficiency. The position also entails
supervision of bachelor’s and master’s theses, as well as some administrative
duties. The applicant is expected to be engaged in research and to initiate,
organize, and lead research projects; should publish articles in international
peer-reviewed academic outlets, primarily in the areas of syntax, semantics, or
pragmatics; and should apply for external research funding to strengthen the
department’s international profile. The position also involves administration, and
the applicant should be prepared to carry out administrative tasks when necessary.
Applicants should have a PhD in English
linguistics, or corresponding research qualifications, as well as demonstrated
teaching skills. The teaching skills should be well-documented in a manner that
makes it possible to assess the quality of the teaching activities. Teaching skills
include the planning, implementation and evaluation of teaching, as well as
supervision and examination. The candidate must have the ability to cooperate, as
well as the ability and general suitability required to perform the duties well.
In the evaluation of candidates for this
position, special emphasis will be placed on research skills in the relevant subject
area (syntax, semantics, or pragmatics) and, to an equal degree, on teaching
experience within the subject area. In addition, attention is given to
administrative skills and the ability to interact with the surrounding community.
Strong emphasis will also be placed on the documented ability to cooperate well with
Following a qualitative overall assessment of skills and
abilities, the University will primarily consider those candidates who are deemed to
have the best prerequisites to perform and develop the relevant tasks, as well as to
contribute to a positive development of the department’s operations.
and learning in higher education:
Completed training in teaching and learning in
higher education worth at least 15 credits, or equivalent knowledge, is an
Proficiency in Swedish is not a
requirement at the time of appointment, but the candidate should be prepared to
carry out teaching and administrative duties that require proficiency in Swedish
within two years of employment.
Further information about the
position can be obtained from the Head of the Department, Magnus Ullén, telephone:
+46 8 16 36 11, magnus.ullen
questions regarding the application process, please contact administrator Kenneth
Hjalmarsson, telephone: +46 8 16 21 30, kenneth.hjalmarsson
Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system by clicking
the "Apply" button at the link below. It is the responsibility of the applicant to
ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the
job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.
appreciate it if your application is written in English. Since it will be examined
by international experts, English is the working language.
rules of employment and instructions for applicants are available at the link below
by clicking: Instructions – Applicants.
You are welcome to apply!
Application Deadline: 15-May-2018
Web Address for Applications: https://bit.ly/2EjVapl
Head of Department Magnus Ullén
Phone: +46 8 16 36 11
Page Updated: 04-Apr-2018