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Job Announcement: University of Gothenburg

Spanish; Swedish; Discipline of Linguistics; Ling & Literature: Senior Lecturer, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

Employer: University of Gothenburg
Department of Languages and Literatures
Job Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
Title: One or more senior lecturers in Spanish with a specialisation in Linguistics
Rank: Senior Lecturer
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Ling & Literature
Discipline of Linguistics
Language Specialty: Spanish
LL Issue: 24.5372
Date Submitted: 20-Dec-2013
Job Description: Job Assignments:
The position includes teaching and supervision at first- and second-cycle level, but also research to some extent. The holder of the position must be able to teach linguistics-oriented courses at all levels within the subject area, and supervise and examine linguistics-related essays and degree projects in Spanish at first- and second-cycle level. In addition, the holder of the position will also be involved in course development in cooperation with the other teachers within the subject area and the Department. Additional responsibilities may be required as well, for example of administrative nature.

The qualifications for academic positions are given in Chapter 4, Section 3 - 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance and in the University of Gothenburg’s Appointments Procedure. To be eligible for the position, the applicant must hold a doctoral degree and have a research focus deemed relevant for the position. The applicant must also have demonstrated pedagogical proficiency.

Regulations for the evaluation of qualifications for academic positions are given in Chapter 4, Section 3 - 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance and in the University of Gothenburg’s Appointments Procedure.

Scholarly proficiency must have been demonstrated through the applicant’s own research involving complex and demanding issues, theoretical awareness, methodological proficiency and a high degree of analytical ability.
Particular (and equal) weight will be placed on scholarly and pedagogical proficiency within the relevant subject area.

Preferably, the applicant should have teaching experience from a teacher education setting and experience of interdisciplinary collaboration. Fluency in Swedish is also necessary, as some material at the Department is taught in Swedish.

All qualifications are assessed according to the criteria provided by the Faculty of Arts in its instructions for expert assessments:

Additional information:
The selection process may involve trial lectures, interviews and the taking up of references.

In addition, if the successful applicant lacks formal training in teaching and learning in higher education, he/she will be expected to complete such training, or acquire equivalent qualifications, within two years of the employment start date.

The tenured senior lecturer is expected to often be physically present at the department and regularly participate in its work.

If you have questions about the application portal or technical problems, please contact

Please apply online.

The following documents should be enclosed with the application:
A description of scholarly and pedagogical work.
A list of degrees and employment.
Academic portfolio I: Scholarly qualifications.
Academic portfolio II: Pedagogical qualifications.
Academic portfolio III: Managerial and administrative qualifications .
Academic portfolio IV: Qualifications relating to cooperation with the
surrounding community.
The publications and academic works that the applicant wishes to be

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

Reference number PER 2013/369 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