LINGUIST List 32.1313

Wed Apr 14 2021

Jobs: English; Language Acquisition: Associate Professor, Université de Lausanne

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 13-Apr-2021
From: Anita Auer <>
Subject: English; Language Acquisition: Associate Professor, Université de Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
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University or Organization: Université de Lausanne
Department: English Department
Job Location: Vaud, Switzerland
Web Address:
Job Title: Associate Professor in English Linguistics

Job Rank: Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The English Department of the Faculty of Arts, University of Lausanne, invites applications for the post of Associate Professor in English Linguistics with a specialism in Language Acquisition in bi-/multilingual contexts.

Your responsibilities:
- 6 hours of teaching per week (BA- and MA-level courses), including the coordination of one and involvement in both compulsory first-year courses Introduction of English Language and Linguistics and English Composition;
- Mentorship of students at different academic levels, exam administration, and supervision of MA dissertations and PhD theses;
- Maintenance of a strong international research profile;
- Readiness to strengthen the research strand at the University, building on existing national and/or international research collaborations;
- A leading role in administration within the department, with the expectation of service at the faculty/university level (in French).

Your qualifications:
- A PhD in (English) Linguistics and a completed postdoctoral project or equivalent academic qualifications in
- Language Acquisition in bi-/multilingual contexts;
- Publication of two monographs OR equivalent academic publications;
- Demonstrated research excellence in the relevant field in the PhD thesis, postdoctoral project or further publications;
- Experience in university teaching at all levels;
- Demonstrated ability to obtain third-party subsidies and funding;
- Experience working in a team.

Please send your full application in PDF including:
- A Curriculum Vitae
- A letter of motivation
- The names and contact details of 2 referees
- Copies of your degree certificates
- A list of publications
- A succinct description of the research project(s) (2 pages without references)

Application Deadline: 31-Aug-2021

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Anita Auer

Page Updated: 14-Apr-2021