University Teacher, in English
The Centre for Multilingual Academic Communication (Movi) is recruiting staff for the position of
University Teacher in English starting August 1st 2021 until further notice
Tasks and qualifications
In the position of university teacher, the emphasis is on teaching English oral and written academic communication for bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral students in the various faculties of the university, as well as for the staff. The position also includes development of English instruction and related learning materials. Even though the focus is on teaching, common development work at Movi and teaching-related administrative tasks are also part of the work.
Successful performance in the position requires multifaceted, multicultural knowledge of working life, familiarity with interdisciplinary conventions and current research on adult language learning and teaching, and proven experience of pedagogical development and research-based teaching.
The applicant is expected to have extensive academic teaching experience and special expertise in some of the following areas: language skills assessment, content and language integrated teaching and learning or multicultural and multidisciplinary student groups. Experience of teaching within various disciplines and even in multilingual settings is regarded as an advantage. In addition, the ability to utilise ICT in teaching and student guidance as well as experience of team teaching and flexible modes of learning are emphasised in the selection. Further assets in the position include good interaction skills and the ability to create networks and cooperate with other Movi teachers and the staff of different departments.
The duties, qualification requirements and language skills for the position of the University Teacher are stipulated by the University of Jyväskylä Regulations and language skills guidelines. The applicant must have native-level language skills in English. Finnish skills are regarded as an advantage.
What does the University of Jyväskylä offer as an employer?
At the Center for Multilingual Academic Communication Movi you become part of an international and multilingual work community where everyone’s participation and well-being is important. Movi offers a wide range of opportunities for developing communication and language teaching and also your own skills and competence.
The University Teacher’s job-specific salary component is based on the job demands levels 4–5 according to the salary system concerning teaching and research staff at universities. The annual salary range will be approximately 34.000 – 48.000 EUR (gross income, including holiday bonus), depending on the qualifications and experience of the candidate.
A trial period of six months will be used when the position is first filled.
To find useful information about the University of Jyväskylä, the City of Jyväskylä and living in Finland, see the University's International Staff Guide.
How to apply?
The following documents must be attached to the online application form in English
1.Curriculum vitae (CV), composed according to the responsible conduct of research and, where possible, considering the template for a researcher’s curriculum vitae by the Finnish Advisory Board on Research Integrity (TENK)
2.A short (2 to 3 pages) written account of the applicant’s pedagogical training and teaching merits, i.e. a teaching portfolio
3) RecRight video interview. Click this link and answer the questions in the RecRight system.
Note! SECTIONS 1–2 ARE COMPLETED IN THE SAIMA SYSTEM, SECTION 3 IN THE RECRIGHT SYSTEM.
For further information on the position and job description, please contact University Teacher Fergal Carolan (email@example.com). For questions on the application process, contact Development Manager Mikko Jäkälä (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please submit your application at the latest on May 14, 2021 using the online application form.
The Centre for Multilingual Academic Communication (Movi) is a multicultural expert unit of academic language learning and teaching. Movi’s primary task is to organise communication and language studies for all bachelor’s and master’s degree students at the University of Jyväskylä (JYU), in compliance with Government Decree 794/2004, as well as to support the internationality of the university. In addition, we organise academic writing and research communication courses for doctoral students as well as communication and language training for JYU staff. For further information, see movi.jyu.fi/en
At the University of Jyväskylä, everyone can find their place in the human-centred environment of 2,500 experts and 14,500 students. Our goal is to create wisdom and wellbeing for us all. It is essential that each member of the community thrives and has opportunities to develop and grow. We cherish openness of thinking as well as the balance between research and education. Our naturally beautiful campus is located at the heart of the city of Jyväskylä. JYU is the third largest employer in Central Finland.Apprenez-en davantage
|Intitulé||University Teacher in English|
|Employeur||University of Jyväskylä|
|Job location||Seminaarinkatu 15, Jyväskylä|
|Publié||avril 20, 2021|
|Date limite d'inscription||mai 14, 2021|
|Types d'emploi||Enseignant-chercheur  |
|Domaines de recherche :||Enseignement des langues,   Langues germaniques,   Langues germaniques occidentales  |