Assistant Professor of Educational Linguistics

Employer
Universita Ca' Foscari Venezia
Location
Italy
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
May 31, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Ca’ Foscari invites applications for a tenured-track Assistant Professor in the area of Educational Linguistics

Ca’ Foscari is a research intensive institution committed to competing for international scientific excellence through the recruitment of the best academic talents worldwide. Talented young researchers and experienced senior professors make Ca’ Foscari a stimulating environment for career development and research freedom. Our university is committed to research excellence, funding promising researchers and developing international partnerships. As a leading research university, Ca’ Foscari explores cutting-edge research directions across disciplinary boundaries, setting a new agenda designed around six global challenges.

Ca’ Foscari is looking for a researcher in the area of Educational Linguistics with a cutting edge research profile. The researcher should also have a strong commitment to teaching new generations of students so that they can become game-changers in their own fields and make a difference in the world. The researcher is expected to provide teaching coverage in the academic discipline L-LIN/02 (Educational Linguistics) in University courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Some of the courses (see below) must be delivered in English:

-           Linguistica educativa

-           Theories of Language Education

-           Instructional Design for Language Education

Research: The scientific profile of the Researcher should correspond to that of a specialist in the field of Educational linguistics and Language education focussing on plurilingual approaches and the cognitive and metacognitive factors informing the methodologies. The Researcher will be expected to conduct a significant level of research activity through publications, participation in national and international conferences and national and international research groups and to be committed to participating in competitive calls for research funding or to be part of a research group that participates in competitive calls for research funding.

The position will be hosted in the Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies. The Department has recently received a “Department of Excellence” Award by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research. The Excellence Award has allowed the Department to Develop state of the art laboratory facilities to pursue the theoretical and empirical study of linguistic and cultural diversity. The Department is unique in its multidisciplinary approach to language, literature and culture, with fertile exchanges between linguistic, literary, historical and political approaches and an international outlook essential to a critical understanding of global society. The Department actively pursues internationalization, activating joint programmes, Erasmus exchange periods, internships abroad, encouraging publication in international journals and inviting many Visiting Scholars and Professors.

 

The Institution

Since its foundation in 1868, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has been a leader in Economics and Foreign Languages and Cultures. Today, Ca’ Foscari is exploring new frontiers in research, focusing on Climate Change, Digital Humanities, Digital and Social Innovation, and Nanosciences. An intellectual powerhouse of international repute in the heart of the city of Venice, Ca’ Foscari provides a one-of-a-kind blend of scientific research, cultural heritage and history, offering a life-changing experience to its students and researchers, with a transformative impact on the local community.

If you are a non-Italian applicant or if you have resided outside of Italy for more than 3 years, you will benefit from a favorable tax treatment for the first years of the contract.

Read the call here: https://www.unive.it/data/38002/?id=2021-UNVE000-0035656

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