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LINGUIST List 20.2324

Mon Jun 29 2009

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Professor, Free University Amsterdam

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        1.    Petra Bos, Applied Linguistics: Professor, Free University Amsterdam, Netherlands

Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Professor, Free University Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date: 29-Jun-2009
From: Petra Bos <phf.boslet.vu.nl>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Professor, Free University Amsterdam, Netherlands
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University or Organization: Free University Amsterdam
Department: Language and Communication
Job Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Web Address: http://www.let.vu.nl
Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; language teaching


Description:

Chair in Applied Linguistics
for 0.6 fte
Free University Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Vacancy number 1.2009.00203

The Faculty of Arts invites applications for a professor of Applied
Linguistics in the Department of Language and Communication. The successful
candidate will be involved in teaching and research, and will coordinate
the work of the section.

Candidates should have a broad interest in teaching and research within the
field of Applied Linguistics, as well as offering a clear specialization
relating to language acquisition and language teaching. Preference may be
given to candidates with experience in conducting experimental research.

The Applied Linguistics section is active in teaching and research relating
to language acquisition, language teaching, and the relation between the
two. Staff in the section teach courses to students doing a variety of BA
degrees, as well as offering MA specialisms in Dutch as a second language
and language learning disabilities. The section also runs a postgraduate
diploma in teaching Dutch as a second language.

job description
-teaching at all levels;
-developing new courses and coordinating teaching activities;
-supervising work placements and undergraduate and graduate dissertations;
-conducting research;
-coordinating and directing research projects within the interfaculty
research institute AZIRE;
-acquiring research projects and supervising PhD students and postdocs;
-carrying out management and administrative duties;
-promoting interest in the field of applied linguistics;
-participating in projects aimed at increasing the social impact of
research outcomes.

Requirements
-PhD in applied linguistics or a related area;
-an excellent research record, with an attractive series of international
publications and networks;
-relevant teaching experience in higher education;
-excellent communicative and organizational skills.

Appointment details
This is a 60% position. 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 maximum gross monthly salary is € 7142,- on the basis of a fulltime
position (salary scale H2).

More information
Informal inquiries may be made to Prof. Mike Hannay, head of the Dept of
Language and Communication, at the telephone number or email address below.

Written applications should be sent to Dr. G.J.M. Nijsten, Director of
Operations, at the address below, or by e-mail to vacaturelet.vu.nl.
Applications must be received on or before Monday 6 July 2009.

Application Deadline: 06-Jul-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Gerard Nijsten
Director of Operations
Faculty of Arts, VU University
De Boelelaan 1105
Amsterdam 1081 HV
Netherlands
Email Address for Applications: vacaturelet.vu.nl
Web Address for Applications: http://www.vu.nl/vacatures
Contact Information:
prof.dr. Mike Hannay
Email: m.hannaylet.vu.nl
Phone: 31-20-5986445
Fax: 31-20-5986500
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