LINGUIST List 14.1569

Tue Jun 3 2003

Jobs: General Ling: Full Prof, Leiden University

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  1. e.j.m.glas, General Linguistics: Full Prof, Leiden University, Netherlands

Message 1: General Linguistics: Full Prof, Leiden University, Netherlands

Date: Mon, 02 Jun 2003 06:39:53 +0000
From: e.j.m.glas <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Full Prof, Leiden University, Netherlands

University or Organization: Leiden University
Department: Faculty of Arts
Rank of Job: Full Professor
Specialty Areas: General Linguistics, African Languages


The Faculty of Arts is looking for:

Professor (m/f) of African Linguistics
(vacancy number 3-098)

The position entails the following:
- Teaching in the field of African languages and cultures;
- Conducting research in the field of African linguistics;
- Embarking upon, stimulating and supervising research, including
 Ph.D. research;
- Initiating and supervising new research projects and supporting
 current research projects;
- Raising funds necessary to carry out existing and new education and
 research projects;
- Performing administrative tasks within the Department of African
 Languages and Cultures of the Faculty of Arts, and within the
 Research School of Asian, African and Amerindian Studies CNWS;
- Promoting the interests of the field within and outside of the
university community.

The candidate must have a Ph.D. 

The candidate:
- Has considerable research experience in the field of African
 linguistics, as evidenced from a substantial list of publications
 with renowned publishers or in leading journals in this field;
- Has proven ability to conduct research on the basis of data he/she
 has collected personally;
- Has excellent didactic skills as well as the ability to teach on a
 broad range of subjects while inspiring students;
- Has proven ability to use his/her scientific status, expertise and
 personality to attract and guide young talent;
- Has proven ability to obtain indirect funding for current and new
 education and research projects;
- Has proven administrative and management skills and is willing to
 actively take part in administrative and managerial tasks within the
 Department, the relevant joint research efforts and the Faculty of
- Is willing and has proven ability to represent the program's
 interests and the interests of the research cluster within the
 University and within the Research School as well as nationally and

If the candidate is not a native Dutch speaker, he/she is expected to
master the Dutch language within two years.

The application procedure will include giving a trial lecture and an
assessment of the applicant's management skills.

Persons who feel that they are qualified to fill the position as well
as those who wish to bring a candidate to the attention of the
University should apply in writing to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts
at the following address within four weeks upon publication of this

Professor T. van Haaften 
c/o Faculty of Arts Office
P.O. Box 9515
2300 RA Leiden.

The application must contain a curriculum vitae, a list of
publications and a plan for future research. Potential candidates can
request a profile for this position from the Faculty of Arts Office,
which can be reached at the following telephone number:
+ 31 (0)71 527 23 18,

or via e-mail: 

This information can also be accessed at the website:
under the heading Hoogleraarsvacatures (Vacancies for Professors). The
Dean is available to provide further information regarding this chair;
he may be reached at the above telephone number.

The University wishes to employ more women, and therefore encourages
women to apply.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: prof. dr. T. van Haaften
	P.O. Box 9515
	2300 RA
	Leiden, 2211 MK
	Applications are due by 19-Jul-2003

Contact Information:
	mrs. R. Remmerswaal
	Tel: 071 - 527 2318
	Fax: 071 - 527 4169

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