LINGUIST List 29.582

Mon Feb 05 2018

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; TESOL: Associate Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

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Date: 03-Feb-2018
From: Eivind Nessa Torgersen <eivind.torgersenntnu.no>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; TESOL: Associate Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
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University or Organization: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Department: Department of Teacher Education
Job Location: Trondheim, Norway
Web Address: https://www.ntnu.edu/ilu
Job Title: Associate Professor in TESOL/English applied linguistics and SLA

Job Rank: Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; TESOL, Second Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The Department of Teacher Education at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim is announcing a permanent full-time position as Associate Professor in TESOL/English applied linguistics and second language acquisition.

The Department of Teacher Education offers English modules which are part of the 5-year integrated Master’s programme in primary and secondary education. The department also offers a post-graduate certificate of education and a 2-year Master’s programme in English and foreign language education. NTNU also offers in-service courses in English for teachers in primary and secondary school.

The Department of Teacher Education currently consists of 1 Professor, 8 Associate Professors, 4 Assistant Professors and 1 PhD student in English.

Responsibilities:
- Teaching and research in TESOL/English applied linguistics and second language acquisition within different study programmes
- Research within his/her professional field and contribution to relevant research groups
- Responsibility for the subject area together with the other academic members of staff
- Teaching activities in accordance with the relevant curriculum and to assist in further developing the subject area and teaching programme, including continuing education and in-service courses
- Supervise master students, research fellows and doctoral candidates in his/her discipline

Qualifications:
- A Norwegian PhD (or foreign equivalent PhD) in TESOL/English applied linguistics or English second language acquisition is required.
- Teaching experience from Norwegian primary or secondary school level and/or other relevant foreign institutions of education is required.
- Experience using ICT in an educational context is desirable.
- To be considered for appointment, a certificate of completed teaching practice and training (practicum) is required. Candidates without such training will be required to complete it within two years of employment. NTNU offers such courses.
- In addition to the formal academic qualification, the candidate’s personal skills, enthusiasm for teaching students, and the ability to work constructively and effectively as part of a team are crucial in the assessment of the successful candidate.

Salary, terms and conditions:
Salary for Associate Professor: Salary Code 1011, starting salary NOK 485,700 minimum. The successful candidate will normally be paid between NOK 494,400 and NOK 686,700. By law, 2% of the gross salary will be paid to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund from salary deductions.

Application:
The candidate must submit the following within the application deadline:
- A cover letter/application
- A complete CV
- Digital copies of relevant diplomas and certificates
- No more than 5 academic papers
- A brief description of the candidate’s most important academic papers that the evaluation committee should focus on specifically in their assessment

The application and attachments should be sent electronically via the link below. Relevant diplomas and certificates should also be posted electronically. Certified copies of diplomas and certificates will be required from candidates who are invited for an interview. Please mark the application with this code: SU-106

Application Deadline: 20-Feb-2018

Web Address for Applications: http://bit.ly/2EEDZk9
Contact Information:
Professor Eivind Nessa Torgersen
Email: eivind.torgersenntnu.no
Phone: +47 73 41 27 75

Page Updated: 05-Feb-2018