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LINGUIST List 17.1723

Tue Jun 06 2006

Jobs: English&Discourse Analysis:Lecturer, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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        1.    Monika Schmid, English & Discourse Analysis: Lecturer, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands


Message 1: English & Discourse Analysis: Lecturer, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date: 06-Jun-2006
From: Monika Schmid <ms.schmidlet.vu.nl>
Subject: English & Discourse Analysis: Lecturer, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands


University or Organization: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Department: English
Job Rank: Lecturer
Specialty Areas: Discourse Analysis
Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

University Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics f/m
For 0,8 fte

Vacancy number 1.2006.00109

General
The new Department of Language and Communication brings linguists from
various language backgrounds together in one department and is responsible
for a range of BA and MA degrees in the Faculty of Arts. The English
language section is one of the main groups in the department, with a
permanent staff of seven. It contributes English linguistics and
high-level English language skills courses to BA degrees in English,
Communication & Information Sciences, and Language & Communication Studies,
as well as to MA degrees in English, Linguistics, Communication &
Information Sciences, and ICT & Translation.

Job description
You will teach at all levels within the BA and MA programmes to which the
English language section contributes. You will conduct original research
within the Faculty research programme 'The architecture of the human
language faculty'. You have a specific interest in language and verbal
interaction, and you have experience in discourse analysis of either spoken
or written English. Preference may be given to native speakers of English
and to candidates with an interest in corpus linguistics and the teaching
of writing skills.

Requirements
-You have a Ph.D in Linguistics or in English Language.
-You have relevant teaching experience in Higher Education.
-You have experience of integrating ICT in teaching at both BA and MA level.
-You have excellent communicative and organizational skills.

Appointment details
-This is a 80% position, available from 1 September 2006 or as soon as
possible thereafter.
-There is an initial trial period of two years, after which a tenured
position is possible.
-General conditions of employment can be found at www.vu.nl/vacatures.
-Non-native speakers of Dutch will be expected to have developed a relevant
command of the Dutch language within a period of two years.

Salary
The gross monthly salary ranges between a minimum of € € 3.024,- and a
maximum of €€ 4.705,- on the basis of a full-time position (scale 11 and 12).

More information
For more information on this position, please contact Prof. Mike Hannay.

Written applications should be sent to Dr. B. Weltens at the address below,
or by e-mail to vacaturelet.vu.nl.



Address for Applications:
Dr. B. Weltens
Managing Director, Faculteit der Letteren (Faculty of Arts)
De Boelelaan 1105
Amsterdam 1081 HV
Netherlands

Application Deadline: 12-Jun-2006

Contact Information:
Professor Mike Hannay
Email: m.hannaylet.vu.nl
Phone: 31 20 59 86445
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