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Fri Jan 27 2012

Jobs: Spanish Linguistics: Professor, Ghent University

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        1.     Stefaan Slembrouck , Spanish Linguistics: Professor, Ghent University, Belgium

Message 1: Spanish Linguistics: Professor, Ghent University, Belgium
Date: 26-Jan-2012
From: Stefaan Slembrouck <stef.slembrouckugent.be>
Subject: Spanish Linguistics: Professor, Ghent University, Belgium
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University or Organization: Ghent University
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Ghent, Belgium
Web Address: http://www.taalkunde.ugent.be/
Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)


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, taking effect on October 1, 2012. Responsibilities
will include academic teaching, research, and service in the field of Spanish

- On the day of application, candidates are required to hold a PhD with a
doctoral thesis in the field mentioned (or equivalent thereof)
- Candidates are required to have at least two years of postdoctoral
experience on October 1, 2012
- Candidates are required to have research experience in the field of
Spanish linguistics, as is evident from contributions to international
conferences and recent publications in international books and/or peer-
reviewed journals
- Candidates are required to possess an excellent oral and written
knowledge of Spanish
- Candidates are required to possess the necessary didactic,
organizational and communicative skills for teaching Spanish Linguistics
and Spanish Language Proficiency in an academic context
- An international 'profile' gained, for instance, through participation in
research programmes at institutions other than one's own, will be
considered an asset

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

Method of Application:
The candidates are required to submit:
- An outline (max. 1500 words) explaining their views on research,
teaching and administrative duties in relation to this vacancy
- The required transcripts (copies of degrees)

Selection Procedure:
- Candidates will be short-listed on the basis of their curriculum vitae,
bibliography, and the outline
- Short-listed applicants will be invited for an interview and required to
present a short class (of twenty minutes), 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 a tenure decision will be taken, depending on an
overall evaluation.

For further information about this vacancy, applicants are welcome to
contact Professor Renata Enghels, (tel: +32 (0)9 264 40 50 and
Renata.Enghelsugent.be) and/or Professor Stef Slembrouck, Head of
Department (tel: +32 (0)9 264 37 94 and email:

Applications should be sent in duplicate, and by registered mail to the
application address below. The standard application forms for Autonomous
Academic Staff ("ZAP") should be used, with required transcripts (copies of
degrees) attached. Applications must be sent no later than March 2nd,

The application forms for Autonomous Academic Staff ("ZAP") can be
downloaded from the following URL:

Application Deadline: 02-Mar-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
The Rector of Ghent University
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25
B-9000 Gent
Contact Information:
Stefaan Slembrouck
Email: stef.slembrouckugent.be

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