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Job posted by Chalmers University of Technology (19/02/2014 12.47)

Senior Lecturer in Technical and academic communication in Swedish/English

We need to ensure continued strong development in our profile within technical communication in Swedish and English for our respective areas and therefore invite Senior Lecturer candidates to apply for the position. Recently our contribution in the area of technical communication has increased significantly and in addition to our established courses and programmes we are asked to design educational interventions for degree thesis writing in Swedish at the undergraduate level and English at the graduate level. Further, we are also involved in the redesign of programmes within all four educational areas at Chalmers. The candidates will be responsible for their own courses and materials development and will be expected to work in our different teams of teachers in integrated courses as well as in supervising communication processes in various disciplinary settings.


Major responsibilities
One of your major responsibilities as senior lecturer involves teaching on undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. As senior lecturer, you are also expected to perform your own research, take part in leadership and administration, and to apply actively for external funding. A certain amount of PhD student supervision may be included. Another important aspect involves collaboration within academia and with society at large.

Position summary
Full-time permanent position.

The position as senior lecturer requires a doctoral degree in a relevant field as eg Applied linguistics, English linguistics, Swedish linguistics, Second language acquisition, Language didactics (English / Swedish), Rhetoric and composition, Writing studies or English literature. The position also requires at least 15 higher education credits in teaching and learning in higher education or corresponding expertise. You must be accustomed to teaching and be a skilled educator. For this reason, we place a great deal of emphasis on your pedagogical portfolio. Experience from performing academic research or qualified research in industry/the public sector is also meritorious. The position requires advanced verbal and written communication skills in Swedish and English.

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Nr of positions available : 1

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Career Stage

Experienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)

Research Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)

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Chalmers University of Technology






Chalmersplatsen 4

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Chalmers University of Technology

Recruitment Unit
Chalmersplatsen 4
- Gothenburg
email rekr.aos@chalmers.se