LINGUIST List 13.3397

Sat Dec 21 2002

Jobs: Swedish: Assoc Prof, University of Groningen

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  1. nerbonne, Swedish: Assoc Prof, University of Groningen, Netherlands

Message 1: Swedish: Assoc Prof, University of Groningen, Netherlands

Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 12:02:21 +0000
From: nerbonne <>
Subject: Swedish: Assoc Prof, University of Groningen, Netherlands

University or Organization: University of Groningen
Department: Scandinavian / Center for Language & Cognition
Rank of Job: Associate Professor
Specialty Areas: Swedish
Required Language(s):Swedish (Code = SWD)


Vacancy number 203006

The vacancy is in the Department of Scandinavian Languages and
Literatures of the Faculty of Arts. The department has three areas of
teaching and research: Danish, Norwegian and Swedish; there are 13
members of staff and about 80 students.

Linguistic specialization is open. 

The position:

The department is seeking a senior lecturer who can contribute to the
following areas:

-instruction in Scandinavian linguistics
-instruction in language proficiency with a preference for Swedish
-supervision of student Master theses and doctoral dissertations (Ph.D.)
-participation in the department's management
-research in Centre for Linguistics and Cognition Groningen.

Candidates should fulfill the following requirements:

-first degree in Scandinavian (or Danish, Norwegian or Swedish)
Language(s) & Literature(s)

-doctorate degree in Scandinavian (or Danish, Norwegian or Swedish)
-wide experience in university teaching 
-excellent didactic skills
-excellent skills in research and research management 
-excellent command of one of the Scandinavian language, by preference
-a co-operative attitude 
-competence in Dutch or willingness to learn Dutch within 2 years of
 appointment; good command of English.

The university offers tenure; salary depends upon education and
experience, but will be between minimum 3935 and maximum 5267 (before
taxes) per month on a full-time basis.

The appointment begins as soon as possible.

The University of Groningen is committed to the principle of equal

-the application must include a curriculum vitae, a list of
publications, the names and (email) addresses of two references, and a
design for future research
-the applicant will be asked to give a lecture as part of the
selection procedure, and
-a check on management capacities will also be part of the selection

Please state the vacancy number on the envelope and at the top of your

Further information is available from the head of the Department of
Scandinavian Languages and Literatures, Prof. Dr. Alan Swanson, phone
+31 50 3635850 (secretary's office) or e-mail:

Information about the Department of Scandinavian languages and culture
can be found on the Internet at

The closing date for applications is February 15, 2003.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Personnel & Organisation Dept
	The University of Groningen
	P.O. Box 72
	Groningen, NL 9700 AB
	Applications are due by 15-Feb-2003

Contact Information:
	Prof. Alan Swanson.
	Tel: +31 50 363 58 50

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