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Job Announcement: University of Gothenburg

English; Discipline of Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

Employer: University of Gothenburg
Department of Languages and Literatures
Job Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
Title: Postdoctoral position in English with a linguistic orientation
Rank: Post Doc
Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics
Language Specialty: English
LL Issue: 24.5364
Date Submitted: 20-Dec-2013
Job Description: Job Assignments:
The successful candidate is expected to devote their time primarily to their own research in English with a linguistic orientation. He or she will also be expected to contribute actively to the fulfillment of the subject´s and the department´s academic, pedagogical and strategic goals as well as to undertake a limited amount of 20 % at the most of teaching and supervision at both introductory and advanced levels.

Candidates must possess a Swedish doctoral degree in English with a linguistic orientation or the equivalent from a foreign university. Since employment as postdoctoral constitutes a qualifying appointment for junior researchers, we aim to target those who have a doctoral degree not older than 3 years from the application deadline.
The University of Gothenburg promotes equal opportunities, equality and diversity and the University of Gothenburg's policy for gender equality will apply (

In the assessment of the candidates the emphasis will be on the documented research skills. The statement purpose, which should include a research plan, 3 pages at the most, and a short description of how the candidate will contribute to the development of the discipline, will also be taken into consideration.

Additional information:
The tenured postdoctor is expected to often be physically present at the department and regularly participate in its work.

Please apply online.

Applications must include the following:
-Curriculum Vitae
-Copy of doctoral exam certificate
-Statement of purpose, the length of which should not exceed four pages and which must include a description of the research that the candidate proposes to undertake, a short description of their views on research and teaching and a description of how he or she wishes to contribute to the development of History as a discipline.
-List of publications
-Copies of not more than five publications

Complementary documents, such as publications/books should be sent in three copies to Marie Olofsson at the application address below.

Reference number PER 2013/461 should be clearly stated when sending complementary documents.

Salary is determined on an individual basis.
Application Deadline: 15-Jan-2014
Application Address: Marie  Olofsson
University of Gothenburg
Department of Languages and Literatures
Box 200 (letters) or Lundgrensgatan 5 (packages)
Gothenburg    405 30
Application URL:
Contact Information: Marie  Olofsson , Head of Organization
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Phone: 031-7861791