LINGUIST List 29.1726

Sat Apr 21 2018

Jobs: Spanish; Applied Linguistics; Translation: Lecturer, University of Turku

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <clarelinguistlist.org>


Date: 20-Apr-2018
From: Marjut Johansson <marjut.johanssonutu.fi>
Subject: Spanish; Applied Linguistics; Translation: Lecturer, University of Turku, Finland
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University or Organization: University of Turku
Department: Department of Spanish
Job Location: Turku, Finland
Web Address: http://www.utu.fi/en/units/hum/units/Pages/home.aspx
Job Title: University Teacher or University Lecturer in Spanish

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Translation; Spanish linguistics

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)

Description:

The Department of Spanish is part of the School of Languages and Translation Studies. The School is an active, diverse and international centre for teaching and research on languages studies. The areas of strength of the Department of Spanish are contact linguistics, sociolinguistics, linguistic variation, applied linguistics, including teaching Spanish as a foreign language, and translation studies.

The position of University Teacher/University Lecturer includes teaching in the field of Spanish studies and thesis supervision. The duties in the open position include teaching in basic, intermediate and advanced level studies, participating in student admissions, developing the studies, and administrative duties, as well as conducting independent scientific research.

The eligibility criteria for a University lecturer are defined in the rules of procedure of the University of Turku.

In accordance with the university research career model, the position of University Teacher is a second stage career position. Successful performance in the post of University Teacher requires an applicable higher university degree, good teaching skills, excellent proficiency in Spanish, the ability to supervise theses and to give high-quality research-based teaching, experience in university level teaching of Spanish, and good interaction skills. When assessing the merits of the applicants for the post, an extensive competence in the field in question, teaching experience, pedagogical education, other teaching merits, ability to produce study materials and to provide versatile teaching and scientific work, shall be taken into account.

In accordance with the university research career model, the position of University Lecturer is a third stage career position. Successful performance in the post of University Lecturer requires an appropriate doctoral degree (a degree in teaching and learning of Spanish in particular would be an advantage), the ability to supervise theses and to give high-quality research-based teaching, excellent proficiency in Spanish, experience in university level teaching of Spanish and good interaction skills. When assessing the merits of the applicants for the post, scientific work, expertise in the field, teaching experience and pedagogical education, ability to produce study materials and other teaching merits shall be taken into account.

The application should include a CV, an academic portfolio and a list of publications. The academic portfolio should follow the guidelines of the University of Turku. See link:

http://www.utu.fi/en/university/come-work-with-us/Pages/Coming-to-Work-for-the-University.aspx.

Applicants are required to state how they may be contacted during the selection process, and to declare the address to which written communications should be sent.

Additional information from Professor Angela Bartens (e-mail angela.bartensutu.fi).

For further information on the procedure, contact HR Specialist Maija Ă–sterlund (e-mail: maija.osterlundutu.fi).

Applications and all enclosures must be submitted in writing no later than Wednesday 16 May 2018 using the eRekry online application system. The link to the online application system is at the end of this announcement ("application link") and on the site: http://www.utu.fi/en/university/come-work-with-us/open-vacancies/Pages/home.aspx

Application documents and enclosures will not be returned to the applicants.

http://www.utu.fi/en/university/come-work-with-us/open-vacancies/Pages/home.aspx

Application Deadline: 16-May-2018

Contact Information:
Head, Professor Marjut Johansson
Email: marjut.johanssonutu.fi

Page Updated: 21-Apr-2018