LINGUIST List 11.810

Sun Apr 9 2000

Jobs: Finnish Ling/Lang Lectureship, U of Groningen

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  1. A.P. ten Cate, Finnish Ling/Lang: Lectureship at U of Groningen, The Netherlands

Message 1: Finnish Ling/Lang: Lectureship at U of Groningen, The Netherlands

Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2000 08:54:18 +0100
From: A.P. ten Cate <>
Subject: Finnish Ling/Lang: Lectureship at U of Groningen, The Netherlands

The University of Groningen Faculty of Arts Department of Finno-Ugric
Languages and Literatures has a vacancy for a lecturer (universitair
docent) in Finnish language maximum 90% (0.9 fte) Vacaturenr. 200084

The vacancy is in the Finno-Ugric Department of the Faculty of Arts. 
The department has three areas of teaching and research: Finnish, 
Hungarian and General Finno-Ugric Studies; there are 8 staff members 
and around 25 students.

The position:

The department is seeking a lecturer who can contribute to the following 
 instruction in Finnish language proficiency (vocabulary, fluency, 
 writing skills)
 instruction in Finnish linguistics
 supervision of student honours dissertations (scripties)
 participation in the department's management
 researchwith in the linguistic programme of the faculty research 

institute CLCG (see, and of the 
research school BCN ( Applications 
from all linguistic specializations are welcome, but the CLCG is 
interested in applicants with specializations in first-language 
acquisition, instrumental phonetics/phonology, and corpus linguistics.

Candidate's profile:

Candidates should fulfill the following criteria: nativecommand of
Finnish firstdegree in Finnish Language & Literature or Baltic-
Finnic/Finno-Ugric Studies experiencein university teaching
PhD-degreeor PhD research project to be finished within the near
future a co-operative spirit competenceof Dutch or willingness to
learn Dutch within 2 years of appointment; good command of English.

The university offers:

the position is tenure-track, subject to positive evaluation of the
appointee after normally two years salarydepends upon education and
experience, but will be between minimum NLG 4.110,- and maximum NLG
8.682,- (before taxes) per month on a full-time basis. the position
begins on 1 September 2000 the University of Groningen is committed to
the principle of equal opportunity.

Further information:

furtherinformation is available from the head of the Finno- Ugric Department, 
 Prof. Dr. Cornelius Hasselblatt, tel +31-50-3635850 (secretariate) or 
 Information about the Finno-Ugric Department can be found on 
 the Internet at
 applications,including a detailed curriculum vitae and the 
 names of two referees should be sent before 10 may 2000 to

 Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
 Dienst Personeel en Organisatie
 Postbus 72
 9700 AB Groningen
 The Netherlands

 Please specify the reference number of the post (200084).

Bram ten Cate
Cluster Europese Talen
Postbus 716
9700 AS Groningen

Telefoon 050-3635932 / 3635850
Fax 050-3635821
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