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Jobs: Professorship in Russian- The Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Copenhagen University (UCPH), Denmark, invites applications for a full professorship in Russian to be filled by 1 February 15 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Professorship in Russian

http://www.offentlige-stillinger.dk/sites/cfml/kbhuni/kbhuniVis.cfm?plugin=1&englishJobs=Yes&nJobNo=217121&nLangNo=2
The Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Copenhagen University (UCPH), Denmark, invites applications for a full professorship in Russian to be filled by 1 February 15 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies works with languages, cultures, religion and society, primarily in the world outside Western Europe and the US. Cross-cultural competences and knowledge of the complexity of the world are of vital importance in the globalized world - politically, economically, and culturally.

Job content We are looking for a professor who will take an active part in developing study and research in Slavonic languages, with an emphasis on Russian and also is willing to develop introductory and general courses (history of linguistics and general linguistics) for students of all language disciplines at the department.

The professor is expected to be able to take part in all the activities of the Department, including examinations and administration and also manage research projects, provide pedagogic supervision, supervise assistant professors and sit on academic assessment panels.

Qualification requirementsA professor with a general linguistics approach and whose research and teaching focuses on Slavonic/Russian linguistics, especially grammar, will be preferred.

Furthermore, emphasis will be placed on the following:

·        Research qualifications, which will be assessed in relation to the period of active research, the degree of originality, and academic output.
·        The applicant´s scientific record, academic breadth and depth, rigour, thoroughness and accuracy
·        Teaching qualifications, (including the ability to conduct teaching in both Danish and English.). See also Educational Charter at http://www.humanities.ku.dk/about/vision_and_goals/educational_charter/
·        Documentation of administrative qualifications
·        Research management
·        Participation in networks - national and international
Within a reasonable period of time (max. 2 years), non-Danish-speaking appointees are expected to acquire proficiency in Danish sufficient to teach in Danish as well as interact with colleagues and students.

For further details about the qualification requirements for professorships, please refer to the job structure for academic staff:http://ufm.dk/lovstof/gaeldende-love-og-regler/uddannelsesinstitutioner/job-structure-for-academic-staff-at-universities-2013.pdf

For further information about the position please contact the Head of Department Ingolf Thuesen, e-mail: i-leder.tors@hum.ku.dk.

Application
The application must be written in English and submitted online in Adobe PDF or Word format. ZIP-files cannot be uploaded.

Please note that each field in the application form may only contain a single file of max. 20Mb.

Please click on the "Apply online" icon at the bottom of the page.

The application must include the following enclosures:

Application letter/cover letter
Appendix 1:CV
Appendix 2: Documentation of qualifications (examination certificates)
Appendix 3: Complete and numbered list of publications. The submitted publications must be marked with *.
Appendix 4: Research plan, including a short description of previous research and a plan for the coming years that includes an account of involvement in organising research, establishment of research seminars, symposia and congresses etc.
Appendix 5:Documentation of teaching qualifications and research dissemination (organisation of classes, materials, courses and other forms of teaching).
Appendix 6: Publications. Applicants may choose a maximum of seven publications for assessment, of which at least five works must have been published within the five years immediately preceding the deadline for applications. Publication dates must be clearly marked on the publication list. The publications selected must be uploaded as attachments and named from 1-7.

Should any material submitted consist of work with named co-authors, or work that is otherwise the result of collective academic endeavours, the extent of the applicant´s contribution to the work must be clearly stipulated. The Faculty may ask for a signed statement from the co-authors stipulating the extent and nature of each individual´s contribution.

Only material in Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, English, German, French and Russian will be assessed.

All material will be shredded at the end of the appointment procedure.

Appointment procedure
After the application deadline, the Dean will set up an expert assessment committee to evaluate applicants in relation to the advertised position. The applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee, and will have the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment relating to him or her before the appointment is finalised.

Applicants will be continuously informed about the progress of the procedure by e-mail.

Further information about the application procedure is available from HR and Personnel Officer Mette Christensen, e-mail:VIPadmin@hum.ku.dk

Salary and conditions of employment
The post will be filled according to the agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Additional bonuses may be negotiated on an individual basis.

A special tax scheme is offered to researcher recruited abroad, see: http://ism.ku.dk/taxes

If you consider applying from abroad, you may find useful information on how it is to work in Denmark before you apply for a position at the UCPH.
See: http://ism.ku.dkhttp://workingconditions.ku.dk/ and https://www.workindenmark.dk/

The UCPH wishes to encourage everyone interested in this post to apply, regardless of personal background.

The closing date for applications is 23:59 CEST, 3 September 2014.

Applications or supplementary material received thereafter will not be considered.

Please quote reference number 211-0154/14-4000 in your application.


Apply online
The University of Copenhagen actively influences current and future generations through excellent research, education and co-operation. UCPH is one of the highest ranked universities in Europe and is Denmark´s oldest university, founded in 1479. Today, the University has 37,000 students and 9,000 employees affiliated across six faculties: humanities, law, natural sciences, social sciences, health sciences and theology. www.ku.dk/english/.
Deadline: 03-09-2014
Publisher: Faculty of Humanities

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