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  
applications for
"A University lecturer in General linguistics" (ref nr 612-2782-09)

Main tasks
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  

Qualification requirements
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.

Additional information
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  
mail to:

Stockholm University

The Registrar/PÄ



  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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