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LINGUIST List 23.4517

Tue Oct 30 2012

Jobs: Communication and Information Studies: Full Prof, U of Groningen (RUG)

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

Date: 29-Oct-2012
From: Gerry Wakker <g.c.wakkerrug.nl>
Subject: Communication and Information Studies: Full Professor, University of Groningen (RUG), Groningen, Netherlands
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University or Organization: University of Groningen (RUG)
Department: Communication and information studies
Job Location: Groningen, Netherlands
Web Address: http://www.rug.nl/corporate/vacatures/jobOpportunitiesRUG
Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Communication and Information Studies


Full Professor Communication and Information Studies (1,0 fte)

The Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen invites applications for
the position of Full Professor of Communication and Information Studies.
The candidate is expected to use his/her experience and expertise to
contribute to our teaching and research programmes. Together with the other
professors in the field, the new full professor will be responsible for
managing the Department of Communication and Information Studies and play a
leading role in staffing matters; there will be several vacancies to fill
within the next years, due to natural turnover and increased student
numbers. He/she must have leadership qualities and must be able to create
and strengthen links between the Department, the profession and the
research community.

Job description

The new full professor will:

-Provide leadership, motivation and supervision to the staff of the
Department of Communication and Information Studies
-Make a strong and inspiring contribution to our teaching in the field of
Communication and Information Studies, at both BA and MA levels
-Supervise PhD theses
-Coordinate and conduct research in the field
-Acquire external funding for research
-Perform administrative and organizational duties within and potentially
outside the Faculty.

The applicant must:

-Have a PhD in the field of Communication and Information Studies, or in a
closely related field
-Have a track record of outstanding, internationally recognized research,
with publications in leading journals
-Have demonstrated the ability to acquire external research funds and
supervise/co-supervise PhD theses
-Have excellent organizational and teaching skills
-Be fluent in English and have a good knowledge of Dutch, or be willing to
learn this language within two years
-Be willing to take up residence in or near Groningen.

Conditions of Employment:
This is a full-time, tenured position at the level of professor 2,
beginning as soon as possible. Depending on the candidate's qualifications
and experience, the salary will range between (minimum) € 4,904 and
(maximum) € 7,142 gross per month for a full-time appointment (CAO-Dutch

Additional information may be obtained from Ms. G. Peters-Beuke, Office of
the Faculty of Arts, telephone +31 50 3635900.

Applications with curriculum vitae and list of publications should be sent
before 4 November 2012 by means of the application form at the URL address

When applying for this position, please mention the vacancy number 212224E
and refer to this website in your application.

Anyone wishing to recommend eligible persons is invited to send a letter to
the Director of the Human Resource Management department within two weeks
of the date of this advertisement.

Acquisition is not appreciated.

For information you can contact Prof. Gerry Wakker, Dean of the Faculty at
the contact telephone number or email address below.

Application Deadline: 04-Nov-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://www.rug.nl/corporate/vacatures/jobOpportunitiesRUG
Contact Information:
Prof. Gerry Wakker
Email: g.c.wakkerrug.nl
Phone: +31 50 3635900

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