Associate Professor in English Sociolinguistics


In regards to the job

We’ve got a emptiness for a full-time, everlasting place as Affiliate Professor in English sociolinguistics on the Division of Language and Literature. The place encompasses analysis, educating, administration, and outreach. The primary focus of the place is on sociolinguistics, however candidates are additionally anticipated to contribute to educating of formal and theoretical linguistics programs.

The English part of the Division of Language and Literature at present has 22 everlasting workers inside three broad areas of specialization—linguistics, literature, and cultural research – of which 11 are everlasting employees in linguistics. The linguistics group is actively engaged in particular person and collaborative analysis initiatives inside sociolinguistics, translation research, first and second/third language acquisition, theoretical linguistics, and psycho- and neurolinguistics, together with numerous energetic analysis teams and laboratories. The part provides bachelor’s and grasp’s training inside a broad spectrum of programs in campus-based packages, and provides persevering with training credit in a variety of on-line programs. As a lot of our college students are enrolled within the 5-year MA program in Language Research with Instructor Training, school-related  subjects are additionally extremely related in educating in addition to supervision. A number of programs, significantly on the MA stage, each contain college students from and are co-taught with different sections inside the Division (e.g., Nordic, German, French, Heart for Tutorial and Skilled Communication). Additional info in regards to the tutorial profile of the division, administration, and employees could be discovered on the division’s web site.

The place stories to the Head of the Division of Language and Literature.

Duties of the place

It’s anticipated that the worker will

  • pursue analysis inside their area of specialization in English sociolinguistics and publish commonly in revered worldwide retailers
  • educate related programs in any respect ranges in BA/MA programs, the trainer coaching program, the MPhil in English Linguistics and Language Acquisition, and our distance and persevering with training program Take Credit score. The worker will even be anticipated to contribute to educating of the overall introductory English linguistics programs.  People who may contribute to programs which concentrate on formal linguistics views at a better stage can be most popular.  The division places weight on research-based educating, however the worker should doubtlessly be ready to additionally educate outdoors of his/her analysis space, particularly on the first-year undergraduate stage
  • supervise in a variety of subjects, together with school-related MA theses (e.g., curriculum, textbook, or classroom research)
  • contribute actively to pupil recruitment and program high quality growth
  • actively work to ascertain externally funded analysis initiatives
  • tackle administrative duties and, doubtlessly, management roles within the Division

The language of educating and supervision for this place is English. Administration within the division is predominantly performed in Norwegian.

Required {qualifications} 

It’s essential to have the {qualifications} required for the place of Affiliate Professor within the area of sociolinguistics, as outlined within the laws regarding appointment and promotion to educating and analysis posts 

The profitable candidate will need to have

  • a PhD inside English sociolinguistics
  • a powerful monitor file of analysis and publishing in acknowledged worldwide venues, as acceptable to the candidate’s profession stage
  • a powerful monitor file of high-quality educating at college stage, as acceptable to the candidate’s profession stage. Analysis of those expertise can be based mostly on documented expertise and related educating {qualifications}.
  • wonderful oral and written competence in English

It’s essential to doc related primary competence in educating and supervision at a college/greater education-level, as referenced within the Norwegian nationwide Rules . If this can’t be documented, you’ll be required to finish an accepted course in college pedagogy inside two years of graduation. NTNU provides qualifying programs. 

New workers who do not communicate a Scandinavian language by appointment is required, inside three years, to display expertise in Norwegian or one other Scandinavian language equal to stage three of the course for Norwegian for audio system of different languages on the Division of Language and Literature at NTNU .  

Most well-liked {qualifications}

  • data of the Norwegian training system (in any respect ranges), in addition to the position of English in Norwegian training and society
  • expertise in efficiently making use of for and dealing on externally funded analysis initiatives, and/or well-developed plans to use for such funding
  • unbiased educating and supervision expertise, at varied ranges (undergraduate and postgraduate)
  • expertise with course/curriculum growth, particularly inside Common Design frameworks
  • expertise of public engagement and outreach

Private qualities

  • excessive motivation for the place
  • skill to work independently and as a part of a group
  • the flexibility to contribute to an inclusive work setting

Emphasis can be positioned on private and interpersonal qualities. 

We provide 

Software Course of

You will discover extra details about working at NTNU and the appliance course of right here .

Wage and circumstances

As a Affiliate Professor (code 1011 ) you might be usually paid from gross NOK 646.000,- – NOK 777.900,- each year earlier than tax, relying on {qualifications} and seniority. As required by regulation, 2% of this wage can be deducted and paid into the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.

The engagement is to be made in accordance with the laws in pressure regarding State Workers and Civil Servants, and the acts regarding Management of the Export of Strategic Items, Providers and Expertise. Candidates who by evaluation of the appliance and attachment are seen to battle with the standards within the latter regulation can be prohibited from recruitment to NTNU.   

After the appointment you could assume that there could also be adjustments within the space of labor. 

It’s a prerequisite you could be current at and accessible to the establishment each day. 

Most well-liked begin date is August 2024.

In regards to the utility

Your utility and supporting documentation should be in English. 

Publications and different scientific work should observe the appliance. Please observe that your utility can be thought-about based mostly solely on info submitted by the appliance deadline. It’s essential to subsequently be sure that your utility clearly demonstrates how your expertise and expertise fulfil the standards specified above.

If, for any motive, you will have taken a profession break or have had an atypical profession and want to disclose this in your utility, the choice committee will take this under consideration, recognizing that the amount of your analysis could also be diminished because of this.

Your utility should embody:

  • CV, certificates, and diplomas
  • a educating portfolio wherein your educating competence is compiled and offered systematically (see pointers for candidates:  Documentation of educating {qualifications} in functions and appointments to tutorial positions at NTNU )and which features a assertion of your individual educating philosophy)
  • tutorial works—revealed or unpublished—that you simply want to be thought-about throughout evaluation of your utility (as much as 5 examples, max 300 pages; it’s potential to submit components of bigger scientific works)
  • an inventory of your earlier works together with details about the place they’re revealed, and an outline of the tutorial works that you simply regard as most related and that you simply significantly wish to be thought-about within the evaluation
  • a top level view of a potential mission for which you’ll apply for exterior funding (about 400 phrases)
  • particulars of the initiatives you will have managed, with details about funding, period, and scope
  • names and addresses of three related references

You might be inspired to make use of the Universities Norway’s NOR-CAM toolbox  as a information for  documentation of your competence.

Joint work will even be thought-about. Whether it is troublesome to determine your particular enter to a joint mission, you could embody proof of your contributions.

Within the analysis of which candidate is finest certified, emphasis can be positioned on training, expertise and private and interpersonal qualities. Motivation, ambitions, and potential will even rely within the evaluation of the candidates. Our evaluation of the pedagogical expertise can be based mostly on documented pedagogical materials, types of presentation in your tutorial works, educating expertise, PhD, and Masters supervision, and another related pedagogical background. Each high quality and scope can be considered, and an open scientific follow can be acknowledged.

NTNU is obliged by the analysis standards for analysis high quality in accordance with The San Fransisco Declaration on Analysis Evaluation – DORA and The obligations within the Coalition for Advancing Analysis Evaluation ( CoARA) on accountable evaluation of analysis and recognition of a  wider vary of educational contributions to science and society. Because of this we pays explicit consideration to the standard and tutorial vary demonstrated by your scientific work to this point. We will even take note of analysis management and participation in analysis initiatives. Your scientific work from the final 5 years can be given probably the most weight.

Your utility can be thought-about by an knowledgeable committee. Candidates of curiosity can be invited to an interview, and to ship a trial educating session.

Normal info

NTNU believes that inclusion and variety is a power. We would like our college and employees to replicate Norway’s culturally numerous inhabitants and we repeatedly search to rent one of the best minds. This allows NTNU to extend productiveness and innovation, enhance determination making processes, increase worker satisfaction, compete academically with world top-ranking establishments and perform our social tasks inside training and analysis. NTNU emphasizes accessibility and encourages certified candidates to use no matter gender identification, skill standing, intervals of unemployment or ethnic and cultural background.

NTNU is working actively to extend the variety of ladies employed in scientific positions and has numerous assets to advertise equality . 

Trondheim is the innovation capital of Norway with a inhabitants of 200,000. The Norwegian welfare state, together with healthcare, faculties, kindergartens and total equality, might be one of the best of its sort on this planet. Skilled backed day-care for youngsters is definitely obtainable. Moreover, Trondheim provides nice alternatives for training (together with worldwide faculties) and prospects to take pleasure in nature, tradition and household life and has low crime charges and clear air high quality.

As an worker at NTNU, you could frequently keep and enhance your skilled growth and be versatile concerning any organizational adjustments.

A public record of candidates with title, age, job title and municipality of residence is ready after the appliance deadline. If you wish to reserve your self from entry on the general public applicant record, this should be justified. Evaluation can be made in accordance with present laws . You can be notified if the reservation is just not accepted.

For the sake of transparency, candidates can be given the knowledgeable analysis of their very own and different candidates. As an applicant you might be thought-about a part of the method and is stipulated to guidelines of confidentiality.

In case you have any questions concerning the place, please contact Susanne Mohr, e-mail susanne.moh[email protected] or Lars August Fodstad, e-mail [email protected] .

In case you have questions concerning the recruitment course of, please contact Hege Kissten, e-mail [email protected]

When you assume this appears attention-grabbing and consistent with your {qualifications}, please submit your utility electronically by way of together with your CV, diplomas and certificates hooked up. Functions submitted elsewhere won’t be thought-about. Upon request, you could have the ability to receive licensed copies of your documentation. 

Software deadline: 22.10.2023

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We conduct analysis and educating in comparative literature, English, French, Spanish, German, Scandinavian research, linguistics, phonetics, utilized linguistics, signal language and decoding, and cultural historical past. We’re additionally chargeable for the five-year grasp’s programmes in trainer training (lektorutdanning) in language topics. The Division has an energetic analysis setting with duty for a number of giant analysis initiatives. The Division of Language and Literature is one in every of six departments within the College of Humanities .

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Deadline twenty second October 2023
EmployerNTNU – Norwegian College of Science and Expertise
Municipality  Trondheim
Scope Fulltime
Length Everlasting
Place of service Dragvoll, 7491 Trondheim

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