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Juhani Klemola

School of Modern Languages and Translation Studies

University of Tampere

 


CURRICULUM VITAE

Juhani Klemola

 

1. Personal Details 

            Name                          Klemola, Kaarlo Juhani

            Date of Birth              04.08.1957

            Place of Birth             Evijärvi, Finland

            Nationality                  Finnish

            Address                      School of Modern Languages and Translation Studies

                                                FIN-33014 University of Tampere

                                                Finland

                                                tel: +358-3-3551 8884

                                                fax: +358-3-3551 7146

                                                e-mail: firstname.surname@uta.fi

  

2. Current (Full-Time) Position

            Professor of English, School of Modern Languages and Translation Studies, University of Tampere, 01.08.2003–

 

3. Other (Part-Time) Positions

            Visiting Research Fellow, School of English, University of Leeds, 01.09.1998 –

 

4. Academic Qualifications

            PhD in Language and Linguistics, University of Essex, United Kingdom, 16.12.1996.

            Candidate in Philosophy (Master’s) degree (English Philology, General Linguistics, Theoretical Philosophy), University of Helsinki, Finland, 07.06.1988.

            Candidate in the Humanities (Bachelor’s) degree (English Philology, General Linguistics, Theoretical Philosophy), University of Helsinki, Finland, 11.11.1986.

 

5. Professional Qualifications

            Licensed Translator:      English – Finnish, 03.10.1987

                                                Finnish – English, 13.02.1988

 

6. Dissertation

            Non-Standard Periphrastic do: A Study in Variation and Change. University of Essex, UK, 1996.

 

7. Previous Academic Positions

            Professor of English, University of Vaasa, 01.08.2002–31.07.2003

            Researcher, Academy of Finland/English and Celtic in Contact –project; Department of English, University of Helsinki, 01.01.2000 – 31.07.2002

Researcher, Academy of Finland/Research Unit for Variation and Change in English, Department of English, University of Helsinki, 01.08.1999 – 31.12.1999.

            Researcher, Academy of Finland/Department of English, University of Helsinki (SA, tutkijan kotimaahan paluun tukeminen), 01.01.1999 – 31.07.1999.

            Senior Assistant (acting), Department of English, University of Tampere, 01.09.1998 – 31.12.1998.

            Research Fellow, School of English, University of Leeds, UK, 01.09.1997 – 31.08.1998.

            Lecturer in English Language (Fixed-term, 3 years), School of English, University of Leeds, UK, 01.09.1994 – 31.08.1997.

            Assistant, English Language/Department of Foreign Languages, University of Joensuu, Finland, 01.08.1989 – 31.07.1994.

            Research Assistant, Department of English, University of Helsinki, Finland, 01.08.1989 – 31.12.1989.

            Assistant (acting), Department of English, University of Helsinki, Finland, 01.08.1988 – 31.07.1989.

            Research Assistant (part-time, 20 hrs/wk), Department of English, University of Helsinki, Finland, 15.02.1985 – 30.09.1986; 01.07.1987 – 30.06.1988.

 

8. Adminstrative Posts

            Deputy Head of the School of Modern Languages and Translation Studies, University of Tampere, 01.05.2005 – 31.07.2007

            Head of the English Section, School of Modern Languages and Translation Studies, University of Tampere, 01.08.2004 – 31.07.2007

            Head of the English Department, University of Vaasa, 01.08.2002–31.07.2003

 

9. Academic Honours and Awards

            Academy of Finland Research Grant (n:o 62991, 7 months, FIM 124.000), “tutkijan kotimaahan paluun tuki” [researcher’s return to Finland support grant], 01.01.1999 – 31.07.1999.

            Visiting Research Fellow, School of English, University of Leeds, 01.09.1998 –

            Leverhulme Trust Research Grant (F/122/AT; 1 year 8 months; £48,610) for the Leeds Corpus of English Dialects -project, 1997-98.

            Academy of Finland Research Grant (n:o 40126; 8 months; FIM40,000) for research at the University of Leeds, 1997-98.

            Finnish Cultural Foundation Research Grant (FIM 5.000), 10.10.1995.

            Academy of Finland Research Grant for Study Abroad (n:o 8001317, FIM32.600), 1992-1993.

            Academy of Finland Research Grant for Study Abroad (n:o 8001317, FIM45.800), 1990-1991.

            British Council Fellowship for Study in Britain (£4560), 1990-91.

            Emil Aaltonen Foundation Research Grant (FIM25.000), 20.04.1989.

            Faculty Award for the best Candidate in Philosophy (Master’s) thesis in English Philology in 1988, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Arts, 31.01.1989.

 

10. Professional Service

            Chairperson, Linguistic Association of Finland, 2002 –  2004

            Member of the Organising Committee, The Eleventh International Conference on Methods in Dialectology (Methods XI), University of Joensuu 5–9 August 2002.

            Co-ordinator, LANGNET [The Finnish Graduate School for Language Studies],  Research Programme for Language Variation and Change, 1999 – 2002

            Member of Organising Committee (together with Professor Katie Wales, Dr Clive Upton and Dr Anthea Fraser Gupta), Harold Orton Centenary Conference: Dialectal Variation in English. University of Leeds, 24.-26.03.1998

            Secretary, Linguistic Association of Finland, 1992 – 1994.