LINGUIST List 32.3445

Tue Nov 02 2021

Jobs: Chinese; Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics: University Lecturer in Chinese Language (fixed-term), University of Turku

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Date: 02-Nov-2021
From: Marjut Johansson <marjut.johanssonutu.fi>
Subject: Chinese; Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics: University Lecturer in Chinese Language (fixed-term), University of Turku, Turku, Finland
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University or Organization: University of Turku
Department: School of Languages and Translation Studies
Job Location: Turku, Finland
Web Address: https://www.utu.fi/en/university/faculty-of-humanities/school-of-languages-and-translation-studies
Job Title: University Lecturer in Chinese Language (fixed-term)

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics; Professional discourse, Digital language studies

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)

Description:

The post holder will be expected to contribute teaching of Bachelor’s (basic and intermediate studies) and Master’s (advanced studies) level modules for Chinese Language. As the Bachelor’s level studies require no prior skills in the Chinese language, the teaching includes modules on basic communicative language skills as well as modules on Chinese linguistics. At Master’s level specialized Chinese modules are taught within the Language Specialist Degree Programme. The applicant must possess native or near-native fluency in Chinese and well-developed interpersonal communication skills, and be fluent in Finnish and/or English.

In accordance with the university research career model, the position of university lecturer is a third-stage career position. The eligibility criteria for prospective applicants are defined in the University of Turku’s rules of procedure. Prospective applicants for the position of university lecturer must hold an appropriate doctoral degree and be able to provide high-quality teaching that is based on research knowledge, and have the ability to supervise theses on all levels. During the assessment of the merits of the applicants for the position, their scientific work, expertise in the field, teaching experience and pedagogical education, ability to produce study materials and other teaching merits as well as a demonstration lecture will be taken into account. In addition, successful applicants are required to demonstrate clear evidence of postdoctoral research and a detailed research agenda, which demonstrates an orientation that is in line with the subject’s range and focus, and the School of Languages and Translation Studies’ areas of expertise.

For more information and to apply, please visit the application link below.

Application Deadline: 24-Nov-2021

Web Address for Applications: https://www.utu.fi/en/university/come-work-with-us/open-vacancies
Contact Information:
Head, Professor Marjut Johansson
Email: marjut.johanssonutu.fi


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