Research Assistant Job in Karlstad – English Linguistics

Karlstad University (KAU)


Karlstad University invites applications for Project Assistant research in English Linguistics. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Language, Literature and Intercultural Studies. Sweden – Oct 2021

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General Info

Position: Research Assistant Job
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , , ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: Dec 31, 2021 
Contract Period: 3 Months
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Department of Language, Literature and Intercultural Studies
Karlstad University (KAU)

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Qualification Details

To be eligible for employment, the applicant is required to hold a Degree of Master of Arts (120 cp), with a specialisation in English or General Linguistics, or equivalent.

The applicant must have well-documented expertise in the field of bi-/multilingualism and should be able to demonstrate knowledge of a broad range of linguistic subfields as well as methods in linguistic research.

Special weight will be given to experience in carrying out systematic literature reviews and working with reference management software. Special weight will also be given to a high proficiency in English.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The advertised position of Research Assistant will provide targeted support for a book project on language maintenance. Duties include the carrying out of systematic literature reviews, the collection of example scenarios and vignettes and the preparation of a glossary, as well as related tasks.

How to Apply?

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Reference Number: REK2021/197
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

Submit the application via the University’s web-based recruitment tool, Varbi.

Applicants are responsible for submitting a complete application in accordance with the advertisement and for ensuring that the documentation allows for objective and qualitative assessments. A complete application should be submitted no later than the application deadline. An incomplete application may jeopardise a fair assessment of qualifications. Include the contact details of two referees, at least one of which should be from a current or previous supervisor.

The application should include:

  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • Documented account of the applicant’s qualifications in relation to the duties of the position
  • Copies of course transcripts, degree certificates, and other certificates

Application deadline: 10 October 2021 

We look forward to your application!

Karlstad University has chosen advertising channels for this recruitment and firmly declines any contact with advertising or recruitment agencies.

About Department of Language

The Department of Language, Literature and Intercultural Studies is seeking a Research Assistant in English Linguistics (fixed-term). Research in English Linguistics at Karlstad University is conducted in a range of linguistic subfields, many of which are of an applied nature, and is related to the Centre for Language and Literature Education (CSL). The position is announced in the field of bi/multilingualism.

About the Employer: Karlstad University (KAU)


The position is fixed-term and full-time (100%). The employment period is 13 November – 31 December 2021, and is non-extendable.

Further information

Karlstad University places great value on the enriching presence of diverse backgrounds and gender balance in the organisation. We welcome applicants with different cultural backgrounds, gender identities, functional abilities, and life experiences.

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Contact details

  • Andreas Nyström, prefekt, 076 004 4898
  • Andrea Schalley, professor, +46 54 700 2061

Union representative

  • Thomas Bragefors, SACO, 054-700 1714
  • Tony Ingemarsson, Lärarförbundet, 054 700 1404
  • Denita Gustavsson, OFR, 054-700 1434

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