Lectureship in Sociolinguistics and Discourse Studies

University of Bern Institute of English Languages and Literatures


Lectureship in Sociolinguistics and Discourse Studies

University of Bern offers a Lectureship in Sociolinguistics and Discourse Studies in the Department of English starting 1st February 2022 (permanent position).

The tasks of the successful applicant will be:

•To teach 4 courses (8 hours of teaching) per semester at both BA and MA levels;
•To assist in student support administration;
•To supervise student dissertations at BA and MA level.


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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