24.4819, Jobs: Multilingualism; Applied Ling; Lang Acq; Psycholing; Socioling: Post Doc, University of Oslo

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Subject: 24.4819, Jobs: Multilingualism; Applied Ling; Lang Acq; Psycholing; Socioling: Post Doc, University of Oslo

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Date: Fri, 29 Nov 2013 13:04:23
From: Elizabeth Lanza [elizabeth.lanza at iln.uio.no]
Subject: Multilingualism; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics: Post Doc, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

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University or Organization: University of Oslo 
Department: Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan (MultiLing)
Job Location: Oslo, Norway 
Web Address: http://www.hf.uio.no/multiling/english/
Job Title: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Multilingualism in Educational Settings
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics; Multilingualism


Description:

One Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (SKO 1352) is available at the Center for
Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan (MultiLing) at the University
of Oslo (UiO), starting in March 2014. The postdoctoral fellowship is
earmarked for research on multilingualism in educational settings.

MultiLing is a Center of Excellence funded by the Research Council of Norway
and opened on June 1, 2013. It aims to generate scientific knowledge on
individual and societal multilingualism across the lifespan that will address
the opportunities and challenges multilingualism presents for the individual
in the family, in educational and other institutional settings, and in society
in general. MultiLing has a network of national and international
collaborative partners working on multilingualism at various research
institutions. The research profile of MultiLing is reflected in three mutually
dependent and interrelated themes:

Theme 1: Multilingual competence across the lifespan
Theme 2: Multilingual language choice and practices across the lifespan
Theme 3: Management of multilingualism across the lifespan: Language policy
and ideologies

MultiLing seeks to recruit postdoctoral candidates with excellent research
qualifications who will work within the range of the Center's research
profile.

The postdoctoral fellowship is earmarked for research on multilingualism in
educational settings related to one or more of the three themes. Although the
project may be firmly anchored within one theme, interdisciplinary projects
that successfully draw on perspectives from more than one theme will be given
priority.

The successful candidates are expected to strengthen the relevant research
areas addressed in the project description, to contribute to and participate
in the various workshops, conferences and activities organized by MultiLing,
and to be active members of the MultiLing team in Oslo.

The position is available for a period of three years starting from March 1,
2014. There is a 10% duty component devoted to teaching or other qualifying
work for MultiLing. The main purpose of postdoctoral research fellowships is
to qualify researchers for work in higher academic positions within their
disciplines.

In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on the quality
of the project description and on the assumed academic and personal ability on
the part of the candidates to complete the project within the given time
frame. Short-listed applicants may be invited for an interview at the
University of Oslo.



Application Deadline: 07-Jan-2014 
	  
Web Address for Applications: http://uio.easycruit.com/vacancy/1059655/99933?iso=gb 
Contact Information:
	Center Director/Professor Elizabeth Lanza 
	Email: elizabeth.lanza at iln.uio.no 





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