27.5040, Jobs: Romance; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Advanced Second Language Use: Post Doc, Stockholm University

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Subject: 27.5040, Jobs: Romance; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Advanced Second Language Use: Post Doc, Stockholm University

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Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:53:42
From: Ken Benson [ken.benson at su.se]
Subject: Romance; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Advanced Second Language Use: Post Doc, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden

 
University or Organization: Stockholm University 
Department: Romance Studies and Classics
Job Location: Stockholm, Sweden 
Web Address: http://www.su.se/romklass/
Job Title: Postdoctoral fellow in Second Language Research
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Advanced Second Language Use

Required Language(s): Romance

Description:

Project description:

The position involves Second language Research related to Romance Languages
and Second Language Use.

Main responsibilities:

The postdoctoral fellow is primarily expected to carry out independent
research and also to devote no more than 20 % of work-time to administrative
and/or teaching duties within the department.

Qualification requirements:

Postdoctoral positions are appointed primarily for purposes of research.
Applicants are expected to hold a Swedish doctoral degree or an equivalent
degree from another country, within a linguistic field (a Romance language or
Linguistics), Second Language Acquisition, Language Education or Bilingualism
research.

Assessment criteria:

In the appointment process, special attention will be given to research
skills. As grounds for appointment, particular importance will be attached to
scholarly competence, assessed on the basis of the applicant’s submitted
publications and proposed research plan for the post-doctoral period. The
applicant’s research profile should be oriented towards  high-level L2
proficiency /nativelikeness/ultimate attainment and be applied on one of the
following Romance languages: French, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish.

Particular attention will be given to applicants with degrees completed no
more than three years before the deadline for applications. Anyone who has
already held or still holds a postdoctoral position or fellowship at Stockholm
University for a least a year prior to the appointment date may not apply.

Terms of employment:

The position involves full-time employment for a maximum of two years, with
the possibility of extension under special circumstances. Salaries at
Stockholm University are determined individually. The appointment anticipates
active presence at the department. The appointed fellow should preferably
begin in August 2017.

Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and
with equal opportunities for all.

Contact:

Further information about the position can be obtained from the Head of the
Department, Professor Ken Benson (see contact information below).

Union representatives:

Anqi Lindblom-Ahlm (Saco-S) and Lisbeth Häggberg (Fackförbundet ST and
Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46 8 16 20 00 (operator), and seko at seko.su.se
(SEKO).

Application:

Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system by
clicking the "Apply" button. It is the responsibility of the applicant to
ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in
the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

Please include the following information with your application

- Your contact details and personal data
- Your highest degree
- Your language skills
- Contact details for 2–3 references

and, in addition, please include the following documents

- Cover letter
- CV – degrees and other completed courses, work experience and a list of
publications
- Research proposal (no more than 3 pages) describing: 
 why you are interested in the field/project described in the advertisement 
 why and how you wish to complete the project 
 what makes you suitable for the project in question
- Copy of PhD diploma
- Letters of recommendation (no more than 3 files)
- Publications in support of your application (no more than 3 files)



Application Deadline: 31-Jan-2017 
	  
Web Address for Applications: https://goo.gl/LHGJeR 
Contact Information:
	Professor Ken Benson 
	Email: ken.benson at su.se 
	Fax: +46 8 16 34 94 


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