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LINGUIST List 21.18

Mon Jan 04 2010

Jobs: English & Functional Approaches: Professor, Ghent U

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        1.    Stef Slembrouck, English & Functional Approaches: Professor, Ghent University, Belgium

Message 1: English & Functional Approaches: Professor, Ghent University, Belgium
Date: 30-Dec-2009
From: Stef Slembrouck <stef.slembrouckugent.be>
Subject: English & Functional Approaches: Professor, Ghent University, Belgium
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University or Organization: Ghent University
Department: English Department
Job Location: Ghent, Belgium
Web Address: http://www.english.ugent.be/
Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: Functional Approaches

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The faculty of Arts and Philosophy at Ghent University has a vacancy for a
professorship, starting October 1, 2010. It concerns a full-time position
of Professor at the rank of Lecturer ('docent', tenure track) in the
English Department. Job description: teaching, scientific research and
other academic/scientific duties in the field of English Linguistics:
Functional Approaches.

- Deadline: 2010-Feb-05 23:55
- Department: LW11 - English Department
- Contract type: Statutory
- Occupancy rate: 100%
- Vacancy type: Autonomous Academic Staff ("ZAP")

Profile:
- Candidates hold a PhD or a degree recognized as equivalent, with a
doctoral thesis in the field of English linguistics;
- Candidates are required to have at least two years of postdoctoral
experience on October 1, 2010;
- Candidates are required to have research experience in the field of
study, as testified by recent publications in national and international
peer reviewed journals and/or books;

Assets:
- active participation in national and international conferences;
- demonstrated experience of international mobility, amongst others through
participation in research programmes at research institutions not linked to
the university where the highest degree was obtained;
Candidates are required to possess the necessary didactic, organizational
and communicative skills for teaching at an academic level.

The language of administration at Ghent University is Dutch. However,
candidates who do not speak Dutch as a native language are encouraged to apply.

The candidates are requested to submit:
- the necessary attestations of competence (copies of degrees);
- an outline (of max. 1500 words) of their views on academic teaching,
research and service in relation to the vacant position.

Selection procedure:
1. Candidates will be short-listed on the basis of their curriculum vitae,
bibliography and the outline;
2. Short-listed applicants will be invited for an interview, on the basis
of which the final selection will be made.

This full-time position is a tenure-track appointment for a period of five
years, at the end of which, following an evaluation, a tenure decision will
be taken (appointment as Professor in the rank of Senior Lecturer,
'hoofddocent').

Applications must be sent in duplicate by registered mail to the Rector of
Ghent University, using the application form for Autonomous Academic Staff
('ZAP'). The application form can be requested by phone (+32(0)9-2643129 or
+32(0)9-2643130) or downloaded
(http://www.ugent.be/nl/werken/aanwerving/formulieren/zap).

Application Deadline: 05-Feb-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
The Rector of the University
Rectoraat
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 21
Ghent 9000
Belgium
Web Address for Applications: http://www.ugent.be/nl/werken/aanwerving/formulieren/zap
Contact Information:
Prof Stef Slembrouck
Email: stef.slembrouckugent.be
Phone: 32-9-264-3794
Fax: 32-9-264-4179
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