Senior Lecturer in Assyriology [closing 07.01.2021]

Страна: Швеция;

Город: Uppsala

Добавлена: 17.12.2020

Работодатель: Uppsala University

Тип: Vacancy for students or masters; PostDoc vacancy;

Для кого: For lecturers;

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Дедлайн подачи: 07.01.2021


Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 46.000 students, 7.300 employees and a turnover of SEK 7.3 billion.

The Department of Linguistics and Philology is involved in research and education in a number of languages and language-related subjects and provides an international work environment. The department´s activities cover many of the classical and modern languages and cultures in large areas of Europa, Asia and Africa, as well as computational and general linguistics. Education is offered at the Bachelor, Master and PhD levels.

Duties: The duties of the position include teaching Akkadian and Sumerian, Near Eastern history and cultural history, examination, research, and administration. Teaching duties comprise teaching at the undergraduate level, course responsibility, course administration, supervisory duties for Bachelor's level degree projects and examination.

The lecturer will join a small but dynamic research and teaching group in Assyriology at the department. See for more information: 

Qualifications required: An applicant is eligible according to the Swedish Higher Education Ordinance to be employed as Senior Lecturer if he or she has completed a doctorate at the time of employment, or possesses equivalent academic qualifications, has completed relevant tertiary level teacher training comprising at least ten weeks, or in some other way has acquired equivalent proficiency, and has demonstrated expertise in teaching.

Documented research competence within the subject of Assyriology or associated fields is a prerequisite for this employment.

The applicant must be prepared for teaching in a classroom as well as through Zoom, and be prepared for switches between the two forms on short notice. The applicant must also possess the personal capabilities required to carry out the duties of the position well, which means that a sound capacity for cooperation with colleagues as well as students carries great weight.

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