The University of Turku is a world-class multidisciplinary research university which offers interesting challenges and a unique vantage point to national and international research and education.
FACULTY OF HUMANITIES, UNIVERSITY OF TURKU INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF
Fixed-term based University Teacher or University Lecturer in Spanish in the School of Languages and Translation Studies, Department of Spanish, from 1 August 2018 until 31 July 2019.
The Department of Spanish is part of the School of Languages and Translation Studies. The School is an active, diverse and international centre for teaching and research on languages studies. The areas of strength of the Department of Spanish are contact linguistics, sociolinguistics, linguistic variation, applied linguistics, including teaching Spanish as a foreign language, and translation studies.
The position of University Teacher/University Lecturer includes teaching in the field of Spanish studies and thesis supervision. The duties in the open position include teaching in basic, intermediate and advanced level studies, participating in student admissions, developing the studies, and administrative duties, as well as conducting independent scientific research.
The eligibility criteria for a University lecturer are defined in the rules of procedure of the University of Turku.
In accordance with the university research career model, the position of University Teacher is a second stage career position. Successful performance in the post of University Teacher requires an applicable higher university degree, good teaching skills, excellent proficiency in Spanish, the ability to supervise theses and to give high-quality research-based teaching, experience in university level teaching of Spanish, and good interaction skills. When assessing the merits of the applicants for the post, an extensive competence in the field in question, teaching experience, pedagogical education, other teaching merits, ability to produce study materials and to provide versatile teaching and scientific work, shall be taken into account.
In accordance with the university research career model, the position of University Lecturer is a third stage career position. Successful performance in the post of University Lecturer requires an appropriate doctoral degree (a degree in teaching and learning of Spanish in particular would be an advantage), the ability to supervise theses and to give high-quality research-based teaching, excellent proficiency in Spanish, experience in university level teaching of Spanish and good interaction skills. When assessing the merits of the applicants for the post, scientific work, expertise in the field, teaching experience and pedagogical education, ability to produce study materials and other teaching merits shall be taken into account.
The salary is in accordance with the University salary system for teaching and research personnel job demands assessment levels 4–6 where the job-specific salary component for University teacher is between 2500,06–3374,18 €/month and for University Lecturer levels 5–7 where the job-specific salary component is between 2893,95–3889,84 €/month. The component based on personal performance adds a maximum of 46.3% to this salary.
The application should include a CV, an academic portfolio and a list of publications. The academic portfolio should follow the guidelines of the University of Turku. See link:
Applicants are required to state how they may be contacted during the selection process, and to declare the address to which written communications should be sent.
Additional information from Professor Angela Bartens (e-mail email@example.com).
For further information on the procedure, contact HR Specialist Maija Österlund (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applications and all enclosures must be submitted in writing no later than Wednesday 16 May 2018 using the eRekry online application system. The link to the online application system is at the beginning of this announcement (”Apply for the job”) and on the site http://www.utu.fi/en/university/come-work-with-us/open-vacancies/Pages/home.aspx
Application documents and enclosures will not be returned to the applicants.
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