A University lecturer position in General linguistics at Stockholm University
Maria Koptjevskaja Tamm
tamm at LING.SU.SE
Tue Dec 8 21:56:10 UTC 2009
The Department of Linguistics at Stockholm University invites
"A University lecturer in General linguistics" (ref nr 612-2782-09)
The successful candidate shall initiate and carry out research within
linguistic typology, which is a main area within the department’s
research profile, as well as develop and carry out courses in General
Linguistics and supervise students on various levels. The successful
candidate is expected to take on administrative tasks within the
The successful candidate for this position must have a PhD or a
documented scientific competence equivalent to a PhD. The candidate
must have completed the university’s mandatory pedagogical course or
have acquired equivalent knowledge elsewhere, and must possess
documented pedagogical experience.
Basis for assessment
Demonstrated scientific expertise by way of documented research and
proven pedagogical success in instruction and supervision will be of
equal importance as evaluation criteria. Demonstrated competence
within the field of linguistic typology is a necessary requirement.
Documented experience of successful grant applications to external
funding agencies is vital. The candidate’s administrative skills,
ability to interact with the surrounding community and inform
interested parties in the areas of research and development efforts,
as well as a proven track record of ability to cooperate in research
and instruction will also be of utmost importance for this position.
Applicants who do not have a command of Swedish by the time of
application must, in a couple of years, be prepared to accept
administrative and educational working tasks which require
understanding of Swedish.
The application must comply with the guidelines published in
www.su.se/nyanstallning. The candidate is encouraged to read the
document “Meritering för anställning som lärare” (Evaluation
criteria for teaching jobs), posted at the web-address above. Please
note that no more than 10 scientific publications/documents are
allowed as attachments to the application.
Non-Swedish speaking applicants are expected to learn Swedish if
selected for this position.
Candidates who have a competence at the level of Professor can apply
to be appointed with that title.
For further information please contact the Head of the Department of
Linguistics, Dr. Christina Hellman, tel. 08-16 2335, e-post:
christina.hellman at ling.su.se.
Union representatives are Bo Ekengren (SACO) and Lisbeth Häggberg
(ST), tel. +46 8‑162000 (switchboard), as well as Gunnar Stenberg
(SEKO), tel. +46 70‑316 43 41.
You are welcome to submit your application, marked with reference
number SU 612-2782-09, no later than January 29, 2010, by regular
SE-106 91 STOCKHOLM
or by e-mail to: registrator at su.se.
In the event of a discrepancy between the English translation of the
vacancy and the Swedish original, the Swedish version shall take
Maria Koptjevskaja Tamm
Dept. of linguistics, Stockholm University
106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
tel.: +46-8-16 26 20
tamm at ling.su.se
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