Publish Date: 11.01.2019

Category: Job vacancies


1. Member: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Aškerčeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

2. Position: University teacher of the English language (M/F)

Status: full-time
Type of contract: permanent

3. Conditions for the position:

-    Required education/level and field: doctoral degree (PhD) in the field of English Language or in the field of Linguistics (with a focus on English).
-    Academic title of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in the field of the English language; or an academic title of another institution, under the condition that this title can be recognized in the process of recognizing at the University of Ljubljana; or the title of guest professor at the University of Ljubljana; or the fulfilment of the conditions for obtaining the “habilitation” of university teacher (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor in the field of the English Language). In this case, together with the application, it is necessary to submit proofs of compliance with the quantitative and qualitative criteria for the election to the academic title or for recognition of the title in accordance with the criteria. The candidate must also enclose a statement that he/she agrees that in the event of a positive decision of the selection board, his/her application is also considered as an application for his/her election to the title or for recognition of the title. The title must be obtained before the signing of the employment contract;
-    Native speaker of Slovene, or native speaker of English with a proficiency in Slovene at the CEFR level C1-C2 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).
-    Teaching and research experience in the field of English linguistics – with a priority on these fields: lexicology, phraseology, contrastive analysis of English and Slovene.
-    Translation experience (published translations).
-    Rhetorical skills, innovativeness, ability to organize one’s own work;
-    Ability to lead groups and active work with students.

4. Job description:
- Forming and updating the syllabi and adjusting university and higher education programmes according to the requirements;
- Organizing and co-organizing all activities for the realization of the course in accordance with the syllabi and expert findings; coordination of work and supervising other teachers (assistants, technical and other co-workers) of the same course;
- Teaching, i.e. lecturing, managing seminars and other pedagogical activities of the course at undergraduate and post-graduate levels,
- Managing, evaluating and correcting exams and tests;
- Directing research work, directing the study activities of students and supervising students’ seminars, MA and PhD theses, and other works,
- Acquisition, implementation and guiding of international research projects;
- Scientific-research, study and development of concepts, theories and methods.

5. Job starting date: October 1st, 2019

6. Application deadline:  March 12th, 2019

7. Application requirements:

Attachments to be enclosed:
-    CV with a description of previous work experience;
-    Education and academic title;
-    Bibliography;
-    References from the relevant field: lexicology, phraseology, contrastive analysis of English and Slovene.
-    Functional skills.

8. Contact person:
Mrs. Ivanka Repinc, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Aškerčeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Telephone number: 00386 (0)1 241 1028