Lectureship in Language and Linguistics

University of Bern Institute of English Languages and Literatures

Switzerland

Lectureship in Language and Linguistics

90%

University of Bern offers a Lectureship in Language and Linguistics in the Department of English (initially from 1st February 2022 to 31st December 2022).

Tasks
 
The tasks of the successful applicant will be:
• To teach 4 courses (8 hours of teaching) per semester at both BA and MA levels in English Linguistics (e.g. English phonology, morphology and syntax), including the teaching of the compulsory Introduction to Linguistics;
• To assist in student support administration;
• To supervise student dissertations at BA and MA level.
 
Requirements

The Department of English has a teaching and research focus in sociolinguistics and discourse studies, and the successful candidate will be expected to offer courses in the structure of English which are compatible with this overall objective. Academic requirements for this position are a completed PhD with a good publication record.
 
Although the language of teaching and administration in the Department is English, the language of the Faculty is German. Successful candidates should, as a minimum, commit to acquiring a good working knowledge of German within two years of taking up their post.
 
The University of Bern is committed to equal opportunities in employment, in particular to increasing the number of women in senior academic positions. The University of Bern supports job sharing and the advancement of dual-career couples.
Applications containing a CV, which includes a list of publications, a detailed list of courses previously taught and evidence of administrative experience, should be sent as
PDFs.

Closing date:
1st November 2020


In your application, please refer to Professorpositions.com

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