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LINGUIST List 23.4411

Mon Oct 22 2012

Jobs: Syntactic and Morphological Typology: Asst Prof, U of Amsterdam

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

Date: 22-Oct-2012
From: P.P.G. (Paul) Boersma <p.p.g.boersmauva.nl>
Subject: Syntactic and Morphological Typology: Assistant Professor, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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University or Organization: University of Amsterdam
Department: Humanities/ Language and Literature / ACLC
Job Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Web Address: http://www.uva.nl/over-de-uva/werken-bij-de-uva/vacatures/item/12-239.html
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Morphology; Syntax; Typology; Syntactic and Morphological Typology


Description:

The faculty invites applications for a Five-year Assistant Professor in
Linguistics, especially Syntactic and Morphological Typology.

The ideal candidate is an expert in current linguistic theory, has a broad
knowledge of grammatical theories, a research specialization in syntactic
and morphological typology, and a passion for teaching in these areas.

For teaching, the new assistant professor will be a member of the
Linguistics team, which is part of the department of Language and
Literature. He or she is expected to teach on both the bachelor's and
master's degree levels, in courses concerned with such topics as syntax,
morphology, and other areas of linguistics. Apart from teaching in the
linguistics programme, the candidate will also be expected to teach
linguistics in either the English, French, or German programme.

For research, the new assistant professor will be a member of the Amsterdam
Centre for Language and Communication (ACLC). He or she is expected to
produce publications in linguistics and/or related fields and to submit
proposals for external funding.

Job Description:
-Teaching within and outside the Linguistics programme, including
linguistic subjects in the English, French, or German programme;
-Co-supervising Bachelor's and Master's theses;
-Independently conducting research in the areas mentioned, resulting in
contributions to leading international publications;
-Co-supervising PhD candidates;
making a contribution to raising external funding of research;
-A minor amount of organizational work.

Requirements:
-Relevant PhD degree;
-Experience in research and excellent research skills, evidenced by
publications in renowned international professional journals or in book form;
-Teaching experience at the university level and demonstrable didactic
abilities and / or training, evidenced by an educational portfolio;
-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;
-Willingness to develop in a multidisciplinary capacity in order to be able
to participate in multiple areas of the Faculty's curriculum;
-Organisational experience and skills;
-Thorough knowledge of Dutch and English; non-native Dutch speakers must
achieve fluency in Dutch within two years.

Further Information:
Further information about this vacancy may be obtained from:
Prof. dr. P.P.G. Boersma

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 3
November 2012 to the mailing address below.

Please state the vacancy number (12-239) in the upper left corner of the
envelope. You may also submit your application by e-mail. In this case,
please state the vacancy number in the subject field.

The selection process will include a trial lecture.

Application Deadline: 03-Nov-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. dr. F.P.I.M. (Frank) van Vree
Spuistraat 210
Amsterdam 1012 VT
Netherlands
Email Address for Applications: solliciteren2012-fgwuva.nl
Contact Information:
Prof. dr. P.P.G. (Paul) Boersma
Email: p.p.g.boersmauva.nl

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