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LINGUIST List 23.333

Wed Jan 18 2012

Jobs: African Languages & Ling: Assisting Academic Staff, Ghent U

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        1.     Koen Bostoen , African Languages and Linguistics: Assisting Academic Staff, Ghent University, Belgium

Message 1: African Languages and Linguistics: Assisting Academic Staff, Ghent University, Belgium
Date: 18-Jan-2012
From: Koen Bostoen <koen.bostoenugent.be>
Subject: African Languages and Linguistics: Assisting Academic Staff, Ghent University, Belgium
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University or Organization: Ghent University
Department: African Languages and Cultures
Job Location: Ghent, Belgium
Web Address: http://www.africana.ugent.be/
Job Rank: Assisting Academic Staff

Specialty Areas: African Languages and Linguistics


Full-time assistant in African languages and linguistics

- Last application date: 2012-02-01 (00:00)
- Department: LW19 - Department of African Languages and Cultures
(Ghent University)
- Contract: fixed-term
- Degree: MA in African Languages and Cultures or an equivalent degree
relevant to African linguistics
- Occupancy rate: 100%

Applications are invited for a two-year position of full-time assistant in
African linguistics, renewable twice for two years, beginning 1 October
2012. Annual salary: min EUR 23,468.58 - max EUR 39,716.10.

- You have a Master Degree in African Languages and Cultures or a
Master Degree or Diploma in a domain relevant to the study of African
linguistics (the degree requirements must be complied with at the date of
- Demonstrable familiarity with African linguistics
- Knowledge of Lingala and/or Swahili is an asset
- Interest in student counseling

Content of the job:
- Assistance in the teaching of African languages and African linguistics
- Research in African descriptive or comparative linguistics in preparation
of a PhD (at least 50% of the time should be devoted to PhD-research)
- Contribution to the general operation of the Department

Applications, including a curriculum vitae and a copy of the required
qualifications, must be submitted by recorded delivery to the application
address below no later than February 1, 2012.

Application Deadline: 01-Feb-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Ghent University
Department of Personnel and Organization
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25
9000 Ghent
Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Koen Bostoen
Email: koen.bostoenugent.be
Phone: 0032 9 264 37 82

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