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LINGUIST List 20.4031

Tue Nov 24 2009

Jobs: Communication and Information Sciences: Full Prof, U of Groningen

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        1.    Gisela Redeker, Communication and Information Sciences: Full Professor, University of Groningen, Netherlands

Message 1: Communication and Information Sciences: Full Professor, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Date: 22-Nov-2009
From: Gisela Redeker <g.redekerrug.nl>
Subject: Communication and Information Sciences: Full Professor, University of Groningen, Netherlands
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University or Organization: University of Groningen
Department: Faculty of Arts
Job Location: Groningen, Netherlands
Web Address: http://www.rug.nl/
Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Communication and Information Sciences


The Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen invites applications for
the position of Full Professor of Communication and Information Sciences.
The candidate is expected to use his/her experience and expertise to direct
the teaching and research programmes within the field of Communication and
Information Sciences. The new professor will work in the field of
communication and information sciences in the broadest sense and will
preferably have demonstrable interest in professional communication. His or
her expertise should be related to at least one of the three teaching and
research specializations in Groningen in the field of communication and
information sciences - organizational communication, media communication
and computer communication. Together with the professor of communication
studies, the new professor will manage the staff of the department of
Communication and Information Sciences and play a leading role in staffing
matters - there will be at least five vacancies to fill within the next
five years, due to natural turnover and increased student numbers. The new
professor must have leadership qualities and must be able to create and
strengthen links between the department, the profession and the research

The professor will:
- coordinate and teach modules in the Bachelor's and Master's degree
programmes of the Department of Communication and Information Sciences and
in the Faculty's Research Master in Linguistics
- coordinate and conduct research in the field described above
- supervise Master's and PhD theses
- obtain external funding for research
- fulfil organizational roles within and potentially outside the Faculty
- represent the Department in fostering and expanding national and
international contacts to aid and promote research and teaching in
Communication and Information Sciences.

Requirements. Applicants will be expected to:
- provide leadership, motivation and supervision to staff of the Department
of Communication and Information Sciences
- have a PhD in the field of communication sciences or linguistics
- have demonstrable excellence in academic research
- be an excellent and innovative teacher
- be an experienced supervisor of PhD students
- have organizational competence
- be successful in acquiring external funding for research
- be able to stimulate interest in Communication and Information Sciences
- take up residence in or near Groningen.

Conditions of employment:
The University of Groningen offers a salary depending on the candidate's
qualifications and experience, that ranges between a minimum of 4904 Euro
and a maximum of 7142 Euro gross per month for a full-time appointment
(CAO-Dutch Universities). This is a full-time, tenured position at the
level of professor 2, beginning September 1, 2010.

Organisation: University of Groningen
Founded in 1614. One of the best universities in Europe and the world. A
wide variety of disciplines. Internationally oriented. Rooted in the North
of the Netherlands. Socially active. Our researchers and lecturers are
inspired academics. Ambitious students. We respect the differences in
talent, ambitions and performance of the 25,000 students and members of staff.
The university provides a career advisory service for partners of new staff
who move to Groningen.
The university is an equal opportunities employer. Because women are still
underrepresented in a number of fields, they are particularly encouraged to

Application Deadline: 04-Jan-2010

Web Address for Applications: http://www.academictransfer.com/1984
Contact Information:
Dean, Prof Gerry Wakker
Email: g.c.wakkerrug.nl
Phone: 0031503635900
Fax: 0031503634900
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