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LINGUIST List 23.4518

Tue Oct 30 2012

Jobs: Communication & Information Studies: Tenure Track Asst/Assoc Prof, U of Groningen (RUG)

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

Date: 29-Oct-2012
From: Carel Jansen <c.j.m.jansenrug.nl>
Subject: Communication and Information Studies: Tenure Track Assistant/Associate 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: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Communication and Information Studies


Description:

Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor Communication and Information
Studies

Organisation:
Since its foundation in 1614, the University of Groningen has enjoyed an
international reputation as a dynamic and innovative centre of higher
education offering high-quality teaching and research. Balanced study and
career paths in a wide variety of disciplines encourage the 27,000 students
and researchers to develop their own individual talents. As one of the best
research universities in Europe, joining forces with prestigious partner
universities and networks, the University of Groningen is truly an
international place of knowledge.

Job Description:
The Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen, offers a tenure track
position for assistant/associate professor in the field of Communication
and Information Studies. The candidate is expected to use his/her
experience and expertise to contribute to our teaching and research
programmes in the field of Communication and Information Studies.

What we Expect:
-A strong and inspiring contribution to our teaching in the field of
Communication and Information Studies
-Dynamic and stimulating participation in the research of the Center for
Language and Cognition Groningen (research time constitutes 40% of the
appointment): the candidate should have his or her own research specialism;
he/she should be able to initiate and coordinate research cooperation
within the research group and within the faculty, supervise/co-supervise
PhD theses, and secure external funding for research projects
-Performance of administrative and organizational duties.

Qualifications:
The candidate must:

-Have a PhD in the field of Communication and Information Studies, or in a
closely related field
-Have at least two years of national or international postdoctoral
experience and 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:
The University of Groningen offers a salary dependent on qualifications and
work experience of between € 3,872 and € 5,390 (CAO-NU, scale 12-13) gross
per month for a full-time position.

The appointment will initially be for 2 to 5 years as assistant professor.
Before the end of the temporary appointment, there will be an assessment of
performance based on established criteria including research and teaching
qualifications. A positive appraisal will lead to promotion to the rank of
associate professor, followed after three more years by promotion to the
rank of junior professor, also after a positive evaluation. After 1-4 years
a new assessment for promotion to full professor will take place, in line
with the standard criteria of the Faculty. The different phases of the
Tenure Track procedure may be reduced depending on the academic results of
the Candidate before and during the Tenure Track procedure.

Please apply for this position no later than 4 November 2012 by means of
the digital application form, see web URL below.

Acquisition is not appreciated.

Information:
For information, you can contact Prof. Carel Jansen at the contact email
address below or contact Prof. Kees de Glopper at c.m.de.glopperrug.nl

Application Deadline: 04-Nov-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://www.rug.nl/corporate/vacatures/jobOpportunitiesRUG
Contact Information:
Prof. Carel Jansen
Email: c.j.m.jansenrug.nl

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