Scientific Positions

Research Assistant (Videnskabelig Assistent) in British, Irish and American social, cultural and historical studies 950530

Applications are invited for an opening for a Research Assistant (Videnskabelig Assistent) within the field of (primarily) British, Irish and American social, cultural and historical studies. The appointment begins on 1 February 2018. The application deadline is 14 December 2017.
 
Applicants must hold an academic degree in English Studies (or in a field clearly related to the courses to be taught) at Master’s degree level or higher. All teaching takes place in English, so applicants must have native or near-native levels of English language proficiency.
 
The successful applicant will be expected to be able to teach (and possibly take responsibility for) courses on the following degree programs: BA in English (Major and Minor), BA in International Business Communication in English, International Communication in English (Minor), and MA in English. These courses comprise: 
 
•British and Irish History and Society
•American History and Society
•Media and Culture Studies
•Introduction to Corporate Communication and PR
•Social Patterns in the English-Speaking World
•Globalisation
•Current Approaches and Topics in History, Society and Culture
 
The successful applicant may also be asked to offer elective courses (at BA and/or MA levels) in his or her particular field of expertise, including courses for the MA in Intercultural Studies. The precise teaching schedule will depend in part on the appointee’s specific qualifications. 
 
The appointment will be for a fixed term of one year. 
 
Potential applicants are urged to consult Aarhus University’s website for further information about the Department of English:
 
Further information may be obtained from the Department of English, School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University, Jens Christian Skous Vej 4, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark. E-mail: engstillinger@cc.au.dk
 

Formalities

  • Faculty of Arts refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities (the Appointment Order).
  • Appointment shall be in accordance with the
  • collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations.
  • Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities.
  • Further information on the application and supplementary materials may be found in Applicant Guidelines.
  • All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.

    Deadline

    All applications must be made online and received by:

    14.12.2017
    Please apply online here

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