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April 25, 2013

Postdoc positions: Russian Language Technology and Russian Linguistics, University of Tromso, Norway

Deadline: May 30, 2013

The University of Tromsø, Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences andEducation, has a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position vacant. The position is attached to the CLEAR (Cognitive Linguistics: Empirical Approaches to Russian) and Giellatekno (Center for Saami Language Technology) research groups in the Department of Language and Linguistics.

The position of Postdoctoral Research Fellow is a fixed term position for a period of three years. The main objective of the appointment as a post-doctoral research fellow is to qualify for work in a senior academic position. No one may be appointed to more than one fixed term period as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the same institution.

Further information about the position is available by contacting the Department Chair Endre Mørck, tlf. 776 44238, e-post: endre.morck@uit.no and Professor Trond Trosterud tlf. 776 44763, e-post: trond.trosterud@uit.no.

Further, applicants must be able to document teaching qualifications in the form of documented practical competence as ateacher, university-level teaching seminars, other teaching education or through having developed a teaching portfolio, refer to the website about teacher training courses.

The application must be submitted electronically via the application form available on www.jobbnorge.no.

In addition, by the application deadline, four (4) copies of the following shall be sent directly tothe Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, University of Tromsø, NO-9037 Tromsø:

Letter of application
CV (containing a complete overview of education, supervised professional training and professional work)
Certified copies of diplomas and references
Form for documentation of teaching qualifications
List of works and description of these (see below)

The list of works shall contain the following information:

· author(s), the work’s title

· for articles: the journal’s name and volume, the first and last page of the article, year of publication

for books or other publications: publisher, printer, year of publication, number of pages

The applicant may submit up to 10 works that are central to his/her production. The applicant’s doctoral thesis is regarded in this context as one work. The works must be submitted in three (3) copies arranged as three (3) complete sets. In addition, applicants may submit one copy of the additional listed works.

In addition, theapplicant shall provide a description of his/her scientific production stating which works he/she considers the most important and shall therefore be the main emphasis of the assessment. A brief description of the other listed works shall also be included to demonstrate depth of production. These descriptions shall be an attachment to the application.

The works shall be sent, by the closing date for applications, directly to:

Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education
University of Tromsø

Postdoctoral Fellow in Russian Language Technology:http://www.jobbnorge.no/job.aspx?jobid=92981 (Follow this link for the online portion of the application; see also further information below) Ref. no.: 2013/1640
Postdoctoral Fellow in Russian Linguistics: http://www.jobbnorge.no/job.aspx?jobid=92982 (Follow this link to the online portion of the application and see further information below) Ref. no.: 2013/1703

Posted by jmkirsch at April 25, 2013 12:20 PM