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Part-time lecturer for the course entitled Multilingualism and Second Language on the Masters degree programme in linguistics 951602

The School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University, Department of Linguistics, Cognitive Science and Cognitive Semiotics (LICS) is looking for a part-time lecturer for the course entitled “Multilingualism and Second Language, Qualitative Approaches” on the Master’s degree programme in linguistics, pending approval.
The course consists of three lessons a week for a total of 13 weeks during the period February 2018-June 2018. The teaching must deal with theories and methods of multilingualism and use of a second language, enabling students to conduct qualitative analyses of language use in multilingual and second-language contexts. In addition, the supervision and examination of student assignments is included. The estimated number of students is 22. The class is scheduled for Tuesday morning, but this can be changed. Classes can be scheduled between 8 am and 6 pm.
For a more detailed description of the purpose and formal requirements of the course, and the study programme in general, please see the academic regulations for the Master’s degree programme in linguistics (2017)
You will also find a brief description of the course here.
You must have a PhD degree in linguistics, Danish as a second language, or the equivalent. You must be able to document knowledge of academic literature on the subject. It is of course also an advantage if you have teaching experience. There is no predefined course plan, and the teacher is expected to come up with suggestions for literature, assignments, etc. The teaching will take place in English. You will work with a mentor (one of our experienced linguistics teachers).
You will be paid for 39 lessons + preparation + examination work. For further information, please contact Peter Bakker, Head of Department, LICS, on 87162146 or email to, or Jakob Steensig, Study Coordinator for Linguistics, on 87162148 or email to
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QualificationsTo be employed as part-time lecturer requires qualifications at Master's degree level as well as additional high-level qualifications, e.g. special theses, knowledge or practical experience gained through employment in the professional field related to the academic specialisation in question. Teaching qualifications form part of the assessment basis.Formalities
  • Employment conditions are regulated by the collective agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations.
  • Regarding qualification requirements and the job description, please refer to the Circular on the Agreement on Part-Time Lecturers at Universities.
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