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LINGUIST List 23.1980

Mon Apr 23 2012

Jobs: English Linguistics; Lexicography: Assistant Prof, U of Amsterdam

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Date: 23-Apr-2012
From: Olga Fischer <olga.fischeruva.nl>
Subject: English Linguistics; Lexicography: Assistant Professor, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
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University or Organization: University of Amsterdam
Department: Faculty of Humanities
Job Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Web Address: http://english.uva.nl
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Lexicography; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Required Language(s): Dutch (nld)
                            English (eng)

Description:

The Department of English Language and Culture seeks an
Assistant Professor in English Linguistics for 38 hours per week.

Vacancy Number: W12-080

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in English Language/Linguistics, a
strong background in lexicology/lexicography and English language
proficiency, and will ideally have research and/or teaching
experience in corpus linguistics, historical linguistics and/or
language variation. The applicant will have an active research
program and broad teaching experience within English language
and linguistics; she/he will be expected to teach a range of BA and
MA courses including the linguistic part of the BA course on the
philosophy of science. Applicants will also be expected to assist the
Department in a variety of academic and administrative duties.

Tasks:
The successful candidate will teach and develop teaching activities
both as part of and outside the programme of the Department of
English Language and Culture. He or she will assist in supervising
Bachelor's and Master's theses, and in co-supervising PhD
candidates. The candidate will independently conduct research in
the areas mentioned, resulting in contributions to leading
international publications. The candidate will also be expected to
help raise funds for research projects.

Requirements:
- PhD degree in English linguistics;
- experience in research and excellent research skills, evidenced by
publications in books and/or in international professional journals;
- excellent teaching skills at undergraduate and graduate level;
- experience in mentoring or working with students of diverse
backgrounds;
- experience with digital and audio-visual equipment;
- affinity with ICT in academic education;
- team spirit and capable of functioning at all levels of more than one
study programme;
- organisational experience and skills;
- thorough (near-) native knowledge of Dutch and English.

Further Information:
Further information about this vacancy can be obtained from
Professor Olga Fischer at the contact information below.

Appointment:
The initial appointment will be on a temporary basis for a period of
no more than two years. Subject to satisfactory performance the
appointment will be extended with an additional three years
maximum. The gross monthly salary will range from € 3,195 (scale
11) - € 4,970 (scale 12), based on a full-time appointment (38 hours
a week).

Job application:
Applications should include a curriculum vitae and should be sent
before 5 May 2012 to the application address below.

Please state the vacancy number in the upper left corner of the
envelope. You may also submit your application by e-mail;
solliciteren2012-fgwuva.nl. In this case please state the vacancy
number in the subject field. The selection process will include a trial
lecture.

Application Deadline: 05-May-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. dr. F.P.I.M. van Vree
Dean of the Faculty of Humanities
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Spuistraat 210
Amsterdam 1012 VT
Netherlands
Email Address for Applications: solliciteren2012-fgwuva.nl
Web Address for Applications: http://www.uva.nl/vacatures/vacatures.cfm/2A6DA042-DCFD-4287-AE2C7A7B13B88C8F
Contact Information:
Professor Olga Fischer
Email: olga.fischeruva.nl
Phone: +31 20 525 3825

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