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Wed Oct 27 2010

Jobs: Romance Linguistics: Full Prof, U of Groningen

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        1.     Gerry Wakker , Romance Linguistics (French; Italian; Spanish): Full Professor, University of Groningen, Netherlands

Message 1: Romance Linguistics (French; Italian; Spanish): Full Professor, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Date: 24-Oct-2010
From: Gerry Wakker <g.c.wakkerrug.nl>
Subject: Romance Linguistics (French; Italian; Spanish): Full Professor, University of Groningen, Netherlands
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University or Organization: University of Groningen
Department: Romance Languages
Job Location: Groningen, Netherlands
Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Romance Linguistics

Required Language(s): French (fra)
                            Italian (ita)
                            Spanish (spa)
                            Romance

Description:

The Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen is seeking to appoint a
Full Professor of Romance Linguistics (1,0 fte). The Professor will be
responsible for teaching and research in this field. The successful
candidate will have proven interest and competence in Romance linguistics,
understood broadly (i.e., including, but not restricted to comparative
Romance linguistics), and may be a specialist in French, Italian and/or
Spanish linguistics. The professor must be an internationally recognized
expert in at least one subfield of Romance linguistics and/or theoretical
approaches of linguistics.

The position involves:
- co-ordinating and teaching courses in the above-mentioned field in the
Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes in Romance languages and cultures
and the research Master Linguistics
- co-ordinating and conducting research in Romance linguistics
- raising external funds for research
- supervising PhD students
- performing administrative tasks within and outside the university
- further cultivating and developing national and international contacts
to benefit the chair's teaching and research

Qualifications:
We are seeking candidates who want to lead a small, enthusiastic team of
linguists in the department of Romance languages and cultures.

We assume that interested parties:
- have a PhD in the field of Romance linguistics
- are experienced lecturers and active researchers, especially in the
field of Romance linguistics
- have good administrative and organizational skills
- have been successful at raising external funds for research
- have experience in supervising PhD students
- are able to promote interest in the field
- are prepared to move to the Groningen area
- have a good command of the Dutch language or are prepared to learn Dutch
within a short term

Conditions of employment:
The University of Groningen offers an appointment as Full Professor 2 as of
1 September 2011 or sooner if possible. The salary will be EUR 4,904
(minimum)/EUR 7,142 (maximum) gross per month for full-time employment (CLA
for Dutch universities).

If you would like to draw our attention to suitably qualified candidates,
please write to the director of the Department of Personnel and
Organization within two weeks.

For information you can contact:
Prof. G.C. Wakker, Dean of the faculty, +31 50 3638192, g.c.wakker.rug.nl
Ms. G. Peters-Beuke, secretary of the Faculty of Arts (for an information
package), +31 50 3635834.

Application Deadline: 10-Nov-2010

Web Address for Applications: http://www.rug.nl/corporate/vacatures/jobOpportunitiesRUG
Contact Information:
Prof. Gerry Wakker
Email: g.c.wakkerrug.nl
Phone: 0031503638192

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