University of Oslo, Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages
University lecturer in Persian language
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A position of university lecturer (SKO 1009) in Persian language is available at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo.
The main teaching responsibilities of the university lecturer will be within Persian language. The person employed must have experience with teaching at Bachelor level, preferably also at Master’s level. She/he will teach Persian courses at BA level and will be responsible for examinations. Teaching includes practical language (grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary etc.), as well as exercises and testing. Preparation of course materials and glossaries is also part of the duties.
The vacancy is a teaching position, with 75 % teaching and dissemination work, 19 % academic development work, and 6 % administration. The teaching will normally be at bachelor level. Within the normal duties and academic competence, the person appointed may also be directed to work outside his/her department. The appointment is made on condition that changes to the subject area and tasks may be determined by the employer.
•Master’s degree or equivalent academic qualifications with a specialization in Persian language
•Applicants should be a native speaker of Persian or have near native competence in Persian
•Applicants should be able to teach in a Scandinavian language or in English
•pedagogical qualifications and practice, mainly from universities or higher education institutions, see How to document your pedagogical skills
In the evaluation of the applicants, emphasis will be placed on:
•experience in producing text books, compilations and lecture notes or experience in internet based teaching/flexible learning
•good teamwork skills and experience
•professional competency and publication in the field
•Personal suitability and motivation for the position
The successful candidate who at the time of appointment cannot document basic teaching qualifications will be required to obtain such qualifications within a two year period.
Courses are mainly taught in Norwegian. If an appointee is not fluent in a Scandinavian language, the appointee will be expected within a two-year period to learn sufficient Norwegian to be able to participate actively in all functions the position may involve.
Link to the announcement: https://www.jobbnorge.no/ledige-stillinger/stilling/143594/university-lecturer-in-persian-language
Head of Department, Bjørn Olav Utvik: firstname.lastname@example.org
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