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Fri Dec 5 2003

Jobs: Communication Studies: Assoc Prof, U/Groningen

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  1. g.redeker, Communication Studies: Assoc Prof, University of Groningen

Message 1: Communication Studies: Assoc Prof, University of Groningen

Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2003 01:15:09 -0500 (EST)
From: g.redeker <>
Subject: Communication Studies: Assoc Prof, University of Groningen

University or Organization: University of Groningen
Department: Faculty of Arts
Rank of Job: Associate Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Pragmatics,
		 Sociolinguistics, Text/Corpus Linguistics,
		 Communication Studies


Associate Professor (UHD) in Communication Studies

Vacancy number: 203280

The teaching part of the position falls under the Department of
Communication and Information Sciences (CIW). The research part falls
under the research institute Centre for Language and Cognition
Groningen (CLCG).

The position involves
- contributing in a stimulating and coordinating way to the Bachelor's
 and Master's degree programs in Communication and Information
- coordinating and being responsible for realizing communication
 studies research concerning existing and new special research
- acquiring financial resources for research
- acting as joint supervisor for PhD students
- performing administrative and organisational duties.

We are looking for enthusiastic candidates who
- have an outstanding academic reputation, as demonstrated by a PhD
 and publications in international academic journals
- are experienced teachers with extensive research experience in the
 field of one of the current linguistic approaches to communication
 science and in one or more of the following fields of application,
 namely organisational communication, media and computer
 communication and/or intercultural communication
- are preferably able to use the above expertise to develop links with
 other areas of linguistic research, particularly semantics, corpus
 linguistics, psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics
- can work in a team and have an eye for group formation
- have good administrative and organisational skills
- have proven skills in the acquisition of research funds
- speak English fluently
- are prepared to move to the Groningen area.

The University of Groningen is offering a salary based on
qualifications and experience of between 4236 Euros and 5400 Euros
(scale 14) gross per month for a full-time position (Collective Labour
Agreement (CAO) for Dutch universities). The appointment will be for a
probationary period of two years, with the prospect of appointment for
an indefinite period. There will be a job performance appraisal after
the first year.

It is our policy to provide didactic training to everyone who is
involved in teaching. This will be decided on a case-by-case basis
with appointees. If the appointee does not speak Dutch, he or she will
be expected to learn to speak and read Dutch within two years.

The Faculty of Arts is seeking to increase the number of women in
academic positions.

Starting date: preferably 1 August 2004.

- applications must be accompanied by a curriculum vitae, a list of
 publications and references as well as a brief outline of an
 intended research program.
- the application procedure includes a demonstration lecture.


You can request an information package from the secretary of the
Faculty of Arts, Ms. G. Peters-Beuke, tel. +31 (0)50 363 5900. The
'structuurrapport' (in Dutch) can be downloaded from

Please contact 

the Dean of the Faculty, 
Prof. G.J. de Haan, 
tel. +31 (0)50 3635900, 


Prof. G. Redeker, 
tel. +31 (0)50 363 5973, 

for more information about this position.

You can apply for this job before 07-01-2004 (dd-mm-yyyy) by sending
your application to:

The University of Groningen
Personnel & Organisation Department
P.O. Box 72
9700 AB Groningen
The Netherlands
E-mail address:

When applying for this job always mention the vacancy number: 203280

Address for Applications:

Attn: Personnel & Organisation Dept.
	The University of Groningen
	P.O. Box 72
	Groningen, NL-9700 AB
	Applications are due by 07-Jan-2004

Contact Information:
	Prof. G. Redeker
	Tel: +31-50-3635973
	Fax: +31-50-3636855

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