LINGUIST List 31.3061

Fri Oct 09 2020

Jobs: English; General Linguistics: Senior Lecturer, University of Gothenburg

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Date: 08-Oct-2020
From: Camilla Ljung <camilla.ljunghum.gu.se>
Subject: English; General Linguistics: Senior Lecturer, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
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University or Organization: University of Gothenburg
Department: The Department of Languages and Literatures
Job Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
Web Address: https://www.gu.se/en/languages/about-us
Job Title: Senior Lecturer in English Specialising in Linguistics

Job Rank: Senior Lecturer

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Senior Lecturer in English Specialising in Linguistics

Tasks:
The appointment includes teaching, supervision and examination in English, specialising in linguistics at first- and second-cycle levels, within freestanding courses such as within the Teacher Education Programme (e.g. VFU), both on campus and online. Course development and tasks of an administrative nature are also part of this appointment, such as course coordination. The applicant is expected to contribute to the activities of the subject area and the Department as a whole, which requires a good ability to cooperate with others, and may also involve teaching in a range of courses and study programmes in the subject area. Research may also be included in the post and the applicant is expected to actively seek research funding from leading Swedish and international research funding bodies. The Department assumes that the successful applicant will be able to be present on campus frequently, since much of the work at the Department is in teaching groups.

Eligibility Criteria:
Eligibility for appointment as a lecturer is specified in the Higher Education Ordinance Chapter 4 Sections 3–4 and in the Appointments Procedure for Teachers at the University of Gothenburg. In order to be considered for the position, the applicant must hold a doctoral degree in English or in another subject area that the employer deems relevant.

Applicant Assessment Criteria:
Assessment criteria for appointment as a lecturer are specified in the Higher Education Ordinance Chapter 4 Sections 3–4 and in the Appointments Procedure for Teachers at the University of Gothenburg.

To be eligible for the appointment, the applicant must hold a Degree of Doctor (PhD) in the subject area English or other subject area relevant to the appointment. In the selection process, documented qualifications in the following areas will be taken into account in particular:
- Documented experience and expertise in teaching and supervision in linguistics
- Scholarly qualifications in linguistics, which will be assessed in relation to their degree of originality and strength of support within the international scholarly community
- Experience of supervision and examination in the field of linguistics at first- and second-cycle levels
- Ability to teach in both English and Swedish
- Management and administration of teaching (e.g. course coordination)
- Qualifications related to collaborations with the surrounding society
- Qualifications in teaching and learning in higher education.

The work also requires a good ability to cooperate with others and flexibility. Useful additional qualifications are a qualification in teacher education (Swedish Bachelor of Arts in Education) and experience of teaching in teacher education courses, including experience of visits and assessment of placements (VFU courses). Successful applications for external funding are also considered a merit. An interview and test lecture will also be used as assessment criteria. References provided by the applicant may also be checked.

Position:
- Form of employment: Permanent
- Percentage of full-time: 100 %
- Location: Department of Languages and Literatures, Gothenburg
- Duties to begin on 15 August 2021 or by agreement
- A probationary employment may be applied.

You will find the full description of the employment at our website: http://www.gu.se/en/about-the-university/work-at-the-university-of-gothenburg/vacancies

Application Deadline: 29-Oct-2020

Web Address for Applications: https://tinyurl.com/yye8h4hb
Contact Information:
Director of Studies Mette Tjell
Email: mette.tjellsprak.gu.se


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