LINGUIST List 10.308

Wed Feb 24 1999

Jobs: Danish Linguistics Asst. Prof. Groningen

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  1. A.P.ten Cate, Danish Linguistics Asst. Prof. at U. of Groningen

Message 1: Danish Linguistics Asst. Prof. at U. of Groningen

Date: Tue, 23 Feb 1999 10:32:32 +0200
From: A.P.ten Cate <>
Subject: Danish Linguistics Asst. Prof. at U. of Groningen

The University of Groningen
Faculty of Arts 
Scandinavian Department

has a vacancy for the position of

Universitair docent (Assistant Professor/Lecturer) in Danish
90% position (0.9 fte)

Vacancy number 990066
The vacancy is in the Danish section of the Scandinavian Department 
of the Faculty of Arts. About ten people work in the Scandinavian 
Department, of whom the two in the Danish section are responsible 
for the Danish teaching program.

The position
- instruction in Danish language and/or literature, including courses 
in Danish language proficiency
- supervision of student final theses (scripties)
- curriculum co-ordination and innovation
- independent scholarly research within the research institute CLCG 
(Centre for Language and Cognition Groningen) or the research school 
Agricola (humanistic studies), depending upon speciality
- participation in the department's management

Candidate's profile
- PhD in hand in Danish language or literature
- native or near-native knowledge of Danish
- good knowledge of at least one other Scandinavian language
- demonstration of research capability in the area of Danish 
linguistics, Scandinavian historical linguistics, applied 
linguistics, sociolinguistics, or in Nordic (especially Danish) 
- experience in teaching at all university levels
- experience with the use of computers in teaching and 
- a co-operative spirit
- if necessary, adequate competence in Dutch within two years of 
- willingness to live in or near Groningen.

Further information
- The initial appointment will be provisional with the expectation 
that the candidate will move into a permanent position after 
maximally two years.
- The salary depends upon education and relevant experience of the 
candidate, but will be maximally Hfl. 8429,- (before taxes) per month 
at a full-time appointment.
- Of the 0.9 fte of which the job consists, 0.5 fte is expected to be 
for teaching and 0.4 fte for research.
- The position begins on 1 September 1999.
- The University of Groningen is committed to the principle of equal 
- It is university policy to offer pedagogical training to each 
person who teaches. Newly appointed colleagues may be asked to take 
part in this program.
- Further information is available from the head of the Scandinavian 
Department, Prof. dr. Alan Swanson, tel. [+31] (0)50 - 363 58 33 or 
363 58 50 (secretariat) or e-mail:
- Information about the Scandinavian Department can be found on the 
Internet at Information about CLCG can be 
found at, and about Agricola at
- Applications, including a detailed curriculum vitae (with name, 
present and permanent address, nationality, date of birth, education, 
professional career and professional organizations), a list 
of academic publications, all university transcripts and 
the names of three references should be sent before 1 April 
1999 to:
	Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
	Dienst Personeel en Organisatie
	Postbus 72
	9700 AB Groningen
	The Netherlands
Please place the vacancy number on the outside of the envelope and at 
the head of your letter of application. The interviews will probably 
be held in May.

Bram ten Cate
Cluster Europese Talen
Postbus 716
9700 AS Groningen

Telefoon 050-3635932 / 3635850
Fax 050-3635821
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