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Thu May 23 2002

Jobs: Socioling: AssocProf, Utrecht U Netherlands

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  1. UiL-OTS, Sociolinguistics: AssocProf, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Message 1: Sociolinguistics: AssocProf, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Date: Wed, 22 May 2002 16:04:42 +0200
From: UiL-OTS <>
Subject: Sociolinguistics: AssocProf, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Associate professor sociolinguistics (Faculty of Arts)(0.8 fte=32
hours per week)

Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Job description

You teach and conduct research in the field of sociolinguistics in
general, and particularly directed at linguistic theories on language
contact and multilingualism. Proceeding from this expertise you
contribute to educational development for the benefit of the various
programs in het bachelor-mastersystem from the Faculty of Arts, among
which a socially oriented Master's in Linguistics entailing the
program "language development and multilingualism". Both
apprenticeship and thesis supervision constitute an important part
within the program. Your research links up well with the thematic area
by the same name within the research institute Utrecht institute of
Linguistics OTS (UiL OTS) as well as with the research conducted by
the Landelijke Onderzoekschool Taalwetenschap (abbreviated LOT; the
Netherlands) Graduate School of Linguistics.)

Job requirements 

Candidates with a PhD in linguistics, with in particular expertise in
the field of the theory on language contact and/or multilingualism, or
demonstrable affinity with these areas. We are looking for candidates
who are able to find a productive connection between theoretical
linguistic research and the issues surrounding language contact and
multilingualism in general. Your research abilities are evident from a
list of (inter)national publications. You command demonstrable
didactic skills and possibly have some experience with the use of
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in instruction. You are
willing to obtain the required education and research certificates
(basiskwalificaties onderwijs en onderzoek) as described in the
regulation WP FLOW (on the jobs, career policy and recognition of
scientific staff.) Non-Dutch candidates are expected to acquire a good
command of the Dutch language within the first period of appointment.

You may be asked to give a trial lecture as part of the screening.

Located within one of Netherland's oldest and largest universities,
Universiteit Utrecht's Faculty of Arts has nineteen degree programs in
the languages and letters of Europe and the Middle-East, the various
arts and media, and in history. Research programs are organized into
two institutes with extensive national and international
links. Special attention is paid to interdisciplinary collaboration,
the use of new media, and the quality of teaching. The Faculty is
housed in the historic centre of the city and enjoys excellent

Terms of employment

A 0.8 fte (32 hour) fixed-term position (max. 2 years) with the
prospect of a permanent position. Salary consistent with experience,
minimum 2769 euros and maximum 4325 euros gross per month for a
full-time position, consistent with scales 11 and 12 of the CAO
(collective labour agreement) for Dutch Universities. 

If you do not hold a PhD or do not expect to hold a PhD within the
foreseeable future, you will be offered salary scale 10. The
University Utrecht offers excellent fringe benefits.

Additional information on the vacancy can be obtained through:
Prof. dr. E.J. Reuland
Telephone: 030-253 6019

Or through one of the following links:
Utrecht University:
Faculty of Arts:

You are requested to send in your application before May 25th 2002 to:

Afd. P&O Faculteit der Letteren
Kromme Nieuwegracht 46
The Netherlands

In your letter of application, please refer to vacancy number 68227 and
this website.


Utrecht institute of Linguistics OTS

Voice: #31 (0)30 - 253 6006
Fax : #31 (0)30 - 253 6000

Postal address:
Trans 10 
3512 JK Utrecht
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