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Wed Feb 02 2011

Jobs: Nordic Linguistics: Professor in the Rank of Lecturer, Ghent U

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        1.     Godelieve Slembrouck , Nordic Linguistics: Professor in the Rank of Lecturer, Ghent University, Belgium

Message 1: Nordic Linguistics: Professor in the Rank of Lecturer, Ghent University, Belgium
Date: 02-Feb-2011
From: Godelieve Slembrouck <Godelieve.laureysugent.be>
Subject: Nordic Linguistics: Professor in the Rank of Lecturer, Ghent University, Belgium
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University or Organization: Ghent University
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Ghent, Belgium
Web Address: http://www.taalkunde.ugent.be
Job Rank: Professor in the Rank of Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Nordic Linguistics


The Faculty of Arts & Philosophy invites applications for the full-time
position of Professor in the rank of Lecturer (Tenure Track system) in the
Department of Linguistics (starting date: October 1, 2011). Responsibilities
will include academic teaching, research and service in the field of Nordic

Candidate's Profile
- Candidates hold a PhD, with a doctoral thesis in the field of Nordic
- Candidates are required to have at least two years of postdoctoral
experience on October 1, 2011.
- Candidates are required to have research experience in the field of
Nordic Linguistics (preferably including diachrony) as is evident from
contributions to international conferences and publications in books and/or
peer-reviewed journals.
- Candidates are required to have an excellent oral and written knowledge
of Swedish.
- Candidates are required to possess the necessary didactic,
organizational and communicative skills for the teaching of Nordic
Linguistics (in Swedish) in an academic context.
- Demonstrated international mobility, amongst others through
participation in research programs at research institutions not linked to
the university where the highest degree was obtained, is considered an asset.

Candidates are requested to submit:
- an outline (max. 1500 words) explaining their views on research,
teaching and service in relation to this vacancy;
- the required transcripts (copies of degrees).

Selection procedure:
1. Candidates will be short-listed on the basis of their curriculum vitae,
list of publications, and the outline;
2. Short-listed applicants will be invited for an interview and required
to present a micro-class, on the basis of which the final selection will be

Candidates are required to show their willingness to learn Dutch (insofar
as they do not speak this language on the day of application).

The appointment is in the rank of Lecturer (docent). A full-time position
in the rank of Lecturer 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.

For further information about this vacancy, applicants are welcome to
contact Professor Godelieve Laureys (contact information below).
Applications should be sent in duplicate, and by registered mail, to the
address below.

Application Deadline: 14-Mar-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
The Rector of Ghent University
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25
B-9000 Ghent
Web Address for Applications: http://www.ugent.be/nl/werken/aanwerving/formulieren/zap/formulier.doc
Contact Information:
Professor Godelieve Slembrouck
Email: Godelieve.laureysugent.be
Phone: +32 (0)9 264 37 96

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