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11010-SP

Theoretical and Applied Linguistics at Universidad de Murcia

Spain
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Grant Activity

Please note that the online information about the courses on the host institution website is in Spanish and, although most faculty in the Department of Lingüistics speak English, the scholar will be expected to teach both in English and Spanish. Detailed information will be provided to after selection.
 

Teaching at the postgraduate level:

  • The visiting professor will teach a maximum of two courses, with a maximum total of 25 students in each course. Each course consists of 14 teaching hours in the classroom, divided up between lectures and discussion. The selected scholar must have sufficient language proficiency to teach in Spanish
  • Teach some of the required courses on the Theoretical and Applied Linguistics Master’s Program, in the areas of language and society, research methodology, and English as a global language. Syllabi already developed
  • Assist with the supervision of doctoral students on the use of linguistic methods in their research projects; these students will mainly be enrolled in the linguistics program
  • The students of the MA in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics have different language backgrounds
  • The lecturer should expect students to complete the written and oral assignments in Spanish only. Some bibliography may be provided in English, if necessary, but this should be reduced to a minimum

Complete degree contents (in Spanish): MA in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics website

Research:

  • Complete high-quality research in their field of expertise, ideally in collaboration with University of Murcia staff
  • Fully integrate into the Faculty’s relevant research group(s) and contribute to ongoing projects as an advisor
Grant Length
Three months
Grant Dates

Mid-September to mid-December 2021

Locations

School of Letters, Universidad de Murcia, C/ Santo Cristo, 1 - 30001, Murcia, Spain

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
Linguistics
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

  • Applied Linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Historical Linguistics

Specifically, applicants should be researchers in the fields of Language and Society, Language Variation and Change, Varieties of English or Spanish and Research Methodology.

Special Features

The Universidad of Murcia (UM) sponsors this award and, in addition to financial benefits, offers advice to find housing and if necessary, a school for dependent children. A contact will be available to help the professor adapt to the university. 

The scholar will enjoy all the benefits and rights of a regular faculty member of the UM, including access to all digital resources.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Activity
Teaching/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, except early career
Number of Grants
Up To 1
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
212-984-5326

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