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LINGUIST List 24.202

Fri Jan 11 2013

Jobs: Dutch; English; Lang Acq; Second Lang Acq: Assoc Prof, Radboud University Nijmegen

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <ulianalinguistlist.org>

Date: 10-Jan-2013
From: Ans van Kemenade <A.v.Kemenadelet.ru.nl>
Subject: Dutch; English; Language Acquisition; Second Language Acquisition: Associate Professor, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, Netherlands
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University or Organization: Radboud University Nijmegen
Job Location: Nijmegen, Netherlands
Web Address: http://www.ru.nl/facultyofarts/
Job Rank: Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Second Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Dutch (nld)
                            English (eng)

Description:

Job Description:
The applicant will have an active research program, and will be expected to teach BA and MA courses on the theory and praxis of second language acquisition, to supervise internships and BA and MA theses, and to (co-)supervise PhD students. Applicants will also be expected to contribute to administrative tasks at departmental and faculty level.

The candidate's research will be embedded in the research institute Centre for Language Studies (http://www.ru.nl/cls/). CLS research combines theoretical inspiration with a strong empirical and experimental orientation, and is explicitly interdisciplinary in nature; collaborative partners include the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, and the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, both on campus. The candidate's research should strengthen our research lines in second language acquisition, and the candidate should be willing to play an active and prominent role in bridging the research done at the CLS and its partner institutes.

Requirements:
- PhD degree in linguistics with a specialization relevant to the position, preferably second language acquisition; affinity with research on Dutch as a second language is an asset.
- a strong track record in second language acquisition research, evidenced by a large number of publications in leading international publication outlets;
- Excellent teaching skills at undergraduate and graduate level, including BA
and MA thesis supervision;
- experience in (co-)supervising doctoral research effectively and to a high standard
- track record of acquiring external funding
- interest and experience in administrative tasks and management
- (near-) native knowledge of English.
- ability and willingness to teach courses in Dutch

Appointment:
Temporary, one-year contract, with the possibility of extension/permanent position. You will be appointed as an Associate Professor Level 1 (Universitair Hoofddocent niveau 1) or level 2 (Universitair Hoofddocent niveau 2 ) , depending on qualifications and experience. The gross monthly salary will range from € 4,428 (salary scale 13) - € 5,920 (salary scale 14), based on a full-time appointment (38 hours a week), depending on qualifications and experience. In addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus.

Job Application:
Your application should include a motivation letter, CV with list of publications, and teaching and research statements.

It is Radboud University Nijmegen's policy to only accept applications by e-mail. Please send your application, stating vacancy number 23.57.12, to the application email address below, for the attention of dhr. drs. L.J.P.M. van Mosseveld, The selection process will include a sample lecture.
For more information on the application procedure: +31 24 3612916

The application deadline is 27 January-2013 (this advertisement is delayed because we missed the LINGUIST List's deadline before the Christmas break. Candidates who have responded to the ad for the same job in other outlets need not reapply)

Application Deadline: 27-Jan-2013

Email Address for Applications: vacatureslet.ru.nl
Contact Information:
Prof. Ans van Kemenade
Email: A.v.Kemenadelet.ru.nl
Phone: 31243611422

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