LINGUIST List 32.1070

Wed Mar 24 2021

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Associate Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

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Date: 24-Mar-2021
From: Eivind Nessa Torgersen <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Associate Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway
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University or Organization: Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Department: Department of Teacher Education
Job Location: Trondheim, Norway
Web Address:
Job Title: Associate Professor in English Applied Linguistics/TESOL

Job Rank: Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; TESOL

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The Department of Teacher Education at NTNU is announcing one permanent full-time position (tenure track) as Associate Professor in English applied linguistics/TESOL.

Duties of the position:
- Teach English language and applied linguistics within different study programmes
- Assist in further developing the subject area and teaching programme, including continuing education and in-service courses
- Supervise master students, doctoral candidates, and research fellows in his/her discipline, as well as supervise students during their practicum
- Research within his/her professional field and contribute to relevant research groups
- Initiate new research projects and contribute to applications for funding
- Develop and build research networks
- Work on administrative tasks
- Administrate the courses and subject area with the other academic staff

Required selection criteria:
The position requires that you meet the criteria in the Norwegian regulations concerning appointment and promotion to teaching and research posts section:
- A PhD in second language acquisition, English language, applied linguistics, or TESOL is
required. Applicants who can document that they are in the final stages of their PhD will be considered for the position.
- Teaching experience from teacher education or other relevant institutions of education is required.

Preferred selection criteria:
- Research in additional language acquisition for young learners, multilingualism, and multilingual literacy will be emphasized in the evaluation.
- Research relevant to schools and/or teacher education will be emphasized in the evaluation.
- Applicants with documented ability to publish in recognized international academic journals within their subject area will be prioritized. Research from the past five years excluding any statutory leave of absence will be given particular weight.
- The ability to initiate and lead research and development will also be emphasized.
- Pedagogical skills and qualifications will be emphasized. Assessment will be based on documented teaching material, the form and quality of the scientific work, teaching experience, supervision of master and doctoral students, trial lecture, and interview.
- A Post-graduate Certificate of Education, Certificate of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education or equivalent is desired.
- Teaching experience from the Norwegian school system is desired.
- Experience using ICT in an educational context is desired.

Salary and conditions:
As Associate Professor you will normally be remunerated from gross NOK 600,000 – NOK 705,000 per year, depending on qualifications and seniority. From the salary, 2% is deducted as a contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.

The application and supporting documentation must be in English.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Head of English and Foreign Languages Professor Eivind Nessa Torgersen at the contact information below.

The application must include:
- CV and certificates and diplomas
- Academic works that you would like to be considered in the assessment (up to 5 items)
- A description of the academic works that you regard as most relevant and that you particularly want to be considered in the assessment
- Name and address of three referees
- Details of any research projects you have managed with details regarding funding, duration,
and associated publications
- Research plan
- Details of teaching qualifications

To apply, please visit the application link provided below.

Application Deadline: 15-May-2021

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Eivind Nessa Torgersen
Phone: +47 73 41 27 75

Page Updated: 24-Mar-2021