University Lecturer in Nordic Languages Uppsala University, Department of Scandinavian Languages Sweden

University Lecturer in Nordic Languages


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Uppsala University is a broad research university with a strong international position. The task is to conduct research and education of the highest quality and to cooperate in different ways with society. Our most important asset is all the individuals who, with their curiosity and commitment, make Uppsala University one of the country's most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of 6.5 billion.

 

The Department of Scandinavian Languages has more than 100 employees who conduct research and teaching on, in particular, the Swedish language based on different angles of approaches, but also about the Nordic neighborhood languages. The department operates both in Uppsala and on Campus Gotland. The Department also has the Language Workshop, which offers supervision in oral and written presentation in Swedish and English as well as support for institutions, faculties and other units to develop students 'and doctoral students' communicative skills. To strengthen our business, we are now seeking a university lecturer with broad competence in the subject area of Nordic Languages.

 

Tasks


Teaching, supervision and examination, as well as research and administration. The employment program covers teaching in a wide range of courses at the undergraduate level, advanced level and research level, and partly within the framework of teacher programs. In addition, supervision in oral and written preparation within the framework of the Language Workshop's activities may be included in the employment. Teaching also includes course responsibility, course management and price development. In addition, more comprehensive management assignments and overall course development work can be included in the duties. The tasks also include following developments in the field of their own subject area and the development of society in general that are important for the work at the university.

 

Requirements for eligibility


Qualifying to be employed as a university lecturer is the one who has demonstrated educational skill and has obtained a doctorate or has equivalent scientific competence. A prerequisite for pedagogical proficiency is to be considered is the review, for the activities relevant, college education, comprising at least ten weeks, or equivalent knowledge. If there are special reasons, college education can be completed during the first two years of employment. Ability to teach Swedish, Danish or Norwegian is a requirement. The applicant should have the personal qualities required to fulfill the job well. Such personal qualities are here flexibility, good collaborative ability and accountability.

 

Assessment criteria


In selecting selected candidates, special emphasis will be placed on scientific and pedagogical skills in the Swedish language. Skills to lead and develop academic activities are also important for the employment and will be given great importance.

 

Equal care will be given to the examination of the educational as the scientific skill.

 

The university will in this recruitment mainly take into account who, after a qualitative overall assessment of competence and skill, is expected to have the best prerequisites for implementing and developing current tasks and contributing to a positive development of the business.

 

Scientific proficiency: Scientific proficiency refers to research qualification. In assessing scientific skill, consideration is given primarily to scientific quality. The scope of research, especially in terms of depth and breadth, is important. Particularly merit is research on the Swedish language. Furthermore, the skill includes planning, initiating, leading and developing research and education at the research level, as well as the merit of obtaining research funding, as well as demonstrated ability to interact both internally and with the surrounding community.

 

Educational skills: Educational skills refer to education and teaching qualification. In assessing pedagogical skills, education is primarily taken into account. Even the extent of teaching, ie. breadth and depth at different levels of education, is important. Particular importance is attached to the experience of academic teaching relevant to the employment. Ability to further research the teaching is also given importance.

 

Management skills : The ability to lead and develop academic activities refers to planning, administration, management, follow-up and evaluation of both your own work and the overall business. It is about management of course and institutional activities, as well as by staff, making decisions and taking responsibility, and helping employees achieve the goals of the business. Management skills are also included in coordinating the group and helping to create commitment, participation and job satisfaction.

 

All qualifications must be documented so that both quality and scope can be assessed.

 

Other


Parental leave, part-time work due to childcare, union assignment, military service or similar, is regarded as work experience and should be listed in the CV.

 

Application Procedure The full application must be submitted via Uppsala University's recruitment system and include:

 

  • Personal letter
  • CV Annex List
  • Accounting of scientific merits
  • List of publications
  • Accounting of educational qualifications
  • Recognition of other qualifications
  • Scientific and possible educational work that is claimed


Any published publications that are not in electronic format are sent in duplicate to Uppsala University, Faculty of Languages, Box 256, 751 05 Uppsala. Mark the shipment with Dnr UFV-PA 2017/3875.

 

For further information, see the university's employment plan and the faculty's supplementary guidelines as well as instructions for the application at the link below: https://mp.uu.se/web/info/anstallning/rekrytera-anstalla/humsam/sprakvet

 

Uppsala University values the qualities that even gender distribution and diversity add to the business. We therefore look forward to searching for all sexes and with different birth background, functionality and life experience.

 

Location: Uppsala. Teaching at Campus Gotland may occur.

 

Salary: Individual payroll is applied.

 

Access: 180701 or by appointment

 

Type of employment: Temporary employment. Proposition in six months is applied.

 

Extent of employment: 100%

 

Information about the employment is provided by
Prefect Björn Melander 018-471 6881, Bjorn.melander@nordiska.uu.se or stf. Prefect David Håkansson 018-471 6391, david.hakansson@nordiska.uu.se.

 

Welcome to your application by March 15, 2018, UFV-PA 2017/3875.

 

We take away recruitment and advertising offers. We only accept the application as described in the advertisement.

 

Location: Uppsala University, Department of Scandinavian Languages

 

Type of employment: Full-time, Continuous employment

 

Salary: Fixed salary

 

Number of vacancies: 1

 

Employment rate: 100%

 

Location: Uppsala

 

County: Uppsala County

 

Country: Sweden

 

Trade Representative: Per Sundman, Saco Council 018-471 1485
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko 018-471 3315
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO / ST 018-471 6251
Reference Number : UFV-PA 2017/3875

 

Deadline for application: 2018-03-15


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