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LINGUIST List 20.2818

Wed Aug 19 2009

Jobs: Dutch Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Ghent, Belgium

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        1.    Magda Devos, Dutch Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Ghent, Belgium

Message 1: Dutch Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Ghent, Belgium
Date: 19-Aug-2009
From: Magda Devos <Magda.DevosUGent.be>
Subject: Dutch Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Ghent, Belgium
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University or Organization: University of Ghent
Department: Faculty of Arts and Philosophy
Job Location: , Belgium
Web Address: http://www.flwi.ugent.be/
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Dutch Linguistics

Required Language(s): Dutch (nld)


2 full-time positions, with a starting rank of lecturer, in the University of Ghent's Philosophy
and Arts Faculty, will be available via the Tenure Track system with effect from 1 February 2010.
The positions will be granted in five fields of study, including Dutch Linguistics. A maximum of
1 position will be filled per field of study.

This is in the first instance a five-year temporary appointment in a Tenure Track system
focussing primarily on research, with a teaching load limited to no more than 60 teaching hours
per semester.

If the university board positively evaluates the performance of the person involved, the position
may lead to a permanent position as senior lecturer, at which point the teaching load may be


- candidates must satisfy the diploma requirements (PhD based on a doctoral thesis or
equivalent recognised diploma), summarised in Article 83 of the Decree of 12 July 1991
concerning universities within the Flemish Community; the PhD or equivalent should have been
obtained obtained after 1 February 2003, but not later than 1 February 2008;
- candidates must have carried out outstanding scientific research in the field of study
concerned, that is proven by research output of a high level in peer-reviewed international
publications (journals and/or books);
- strong didactic, communicative and organisational skills;
- experience in heading up research projects and/or coaching PhD students;
- international academic experience;

The governing language at the University of Ghent is Dutch. However, persons who do not
speak Dutch as a native language are welcome to apply.

Applications must be sent in duplicate by registered letter to the Vice-Chancellor of the
University of Ghent, Vice-Chancellor's Office, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25, 9000 Ghent, using the
requisite Tenure Track application forms, together with an explanation of the main research
assignment of the scientific research proposed by the candidate during the Tenure Track
position. This "research plan" should comprise at least three and no more than five pages in
English, together with an English summary on one page. Proofs of competency (e.g., copies of
the applicant's diplomas) should also be sent at this stage.
The deadline is 7 September 2009. The date of posting is accepted as the date of receipt.

Further information concerning these vacancies can be requested from the Philosophy and Arts

The requisite application forms for Tenure Track positions can be requested from the address of
the University of Ghent, attn. Personnel and Organisation Department, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat
25, 9000 Ghent, or requested via telephone on. +32-9-264 31 29 or +32-9-264 31 30.
The requisite application forms are also available on the internet, URL


Application Deadline: 07-Sep-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
prof. dr. Paul Van Cauwenberge
Vice Chancellor's Office
University of Ghent
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25
Gent B-9000
Web Address for Applications: http://www.ugent.be/nl/nieuwsagenda/vacatures/zap/tenuretrack.doc
Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Magda Devos
Email: Magda.DevosUGent.be
Phone: 003292644075

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