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Tue Jul 05 2011

Jobs: General Linguistics: Assistant Prof, Universiteit Van Amsterdam

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        1.     Kees Hengeveld , General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Universiteit Van Amsterdam, Netherlands

Message 1: General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Universiteit Van Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date: 05-Jul-2011
From: Kees Hengeveld <P.C.Hengevelduva.nl>
Subject: General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Universiteit Van Amsterdam, Netherlands
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University or Organization: Universiteit van Amsterdam
Department: Faculty of Humanities
Job Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Web Address: http://www.hum.uva.nl
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Description:

Assistant Professor 'The Language Blueprint'
Full-time (38 hours per week)
Vacancy number W11-134

With support from a generous financial endowment by the 'Duurzame
Geesteswetenschappen' (Sustainable Humanities Project), the Faculty of
Humanities is able to employ a new generation of scholars. This position is
one of them. You are a linguist with a strong and demonstrable interest in
a number of subareas in the field of linguistics. Your work will further
our understanding of the universal properties of language. Furthermore, it
is desirable that you contribute to one of the languages taught at the
Faculty of Humanities.

Tasks:
- Teaching and developing teaching activities as part of the Linguistics
programme, a language programme and or the Cognitive Sciences programme,
including the supervision of Bachelor's and Master's theses (40% of the tasks)
- Independently conducting research in the area mentioned, resulting in
leading international publications (55% of the tasks)
- Co-supervising PhD candidates
- Raising external funding
- Administrative duties (5% of the tasks)

Requirements:
- Relevant PhD degree
- Experience in research and excellent research skills, evidenced by
publications in renowned international professional journals/book form
- A multidisciplinary background in order to be able to participate in
multiple areas of the Faculty's curriculum
- 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 organisational experience and skills
- Thorough knowledge of Dutch and English; non-native Dutch speakers must
achieve fluency in Dutch within two years

For further information:
http://www.uva.nl/vacatures/vacatures.cfm/1F19D324-12CE-4B69-9FD53F8AA06937E7

Application Deadline: 01-Sep-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
prof. dr J.F.T.M. van Dijck
Spuistraat 210
Amsterdam 1012 VT
Netherlands
Email Address for Applications: solliciteren2011-fgwuva.nl
Contact Information:
prof.dr Kees Hengeveld
Email: P.C.Hengevelduva.nl
Phone: +31-20-525-3854


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