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Wed Feb 02 2011

Jobs: German Linguistics: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Ghent U

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        1.     Klaas Willems , German Linguistics: Professor in the Rank of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Ghent University, Belgium

Message 1: German Linguistics: Professor in the Rank of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Ghent University, Belgium
Date: 02-Feb-2011
From: Klaas Willems <Klaas.Willemsugent.be>
Subject: German Linguistics: Professor in the Rank of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Ghent University, Belgium
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University or Organization: Ghent University
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Ghent, Belgium
Web Address: http://www.taalkunde.ugent.be
Job Rank: Professor in the rank of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Specialty Areas: German Linguistics

Required Language(s): German, Standard (deu)

Description:

The Faculty of Arts & Philosophy invites applications for a full-time
position of Professor in the rank of Lecturer (Tenure Track system) or
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Linguistics (starting date: October 1.
2011). Responsibilities will include academic teaching, research and
service in the field of German Linguistics.

Candidate's Profile
- Candidates hold a PhD, with a doctoral thesis in the field of German
Linguistics.
- Candidates are required to have at least two years of postdoctoral
experience on October 1, 2011.
- Candidates are required to have research experience in the field of
German Linguistics, as is evident from contributions to international
conferences and publications in books and/or peer-reviewed journals.
- Candidates are required to possess the necessary didactic,
organizational and communicative skills for the teaching (in German) of
courses in German Linguistics and German Language Proficiency in an
academic context.
- Demonstrated international mobility, amongst others through
participation in research programs at research institutions not linked to
the university where the highest degree was obtained, is considered an asset.

Candidates are requested to submit:
- an outline (max. 1500 words) explaining their views on research,
teaching and service in relation to this vacancy;
- the required transcripts (copies of degrees).

Selection procedure:
1. Candidates will be short-listed on the basis of their curriculum vitae,
list of publications, and the outline;
2. Short-listed applicants will be invited for an interview and required
to present a micro-class, on the basis of which the final selection will be
made.

Candidates are required to show their willingness to learn Dutch (insofar
as they do not speak this language on the day of application).

The appointment is in the rank of Lecturer (docent) or Senior Lecturer
(hoofddocent). A full-time position in the rank of Lecturer is a tenure
track appointment for a period of five years, at the end of which,
following an evaluation, a tenure decision will be taken. A full-time
position in the rank of Senior Lecturer is in principle a tenured
appointment. In the case of a first appointment as professor ("ZAP" or
"Zelfstandig Academisch Personeel"), in the rank of Lecturer or Senior
Lecturer, however, the Board of Governors of Ghent University reserves the
right to grant a temporary, tenure track appointment for a maximum period
of three years, at the end of which, following an evaluation, a tenure
decision will be taken.

For further information about this vacancy, applicants are welcome to
contact Professor Klaas Willems (Klaas.WillemsUGent.be +32 (0)9 264 40 85
and +32(0)9 331 29 53) or Professor Luc De Grauwe (Luc.DeGrauweUGent.be
+32 (0)9 264 40 84).

Applications should be sent in duplicate, and by registered mail, to the
address below.

Application Deadline: 07-Mar-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
The Rector of Ghent University
Rectoraat
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25
B-9000 Ghent
Belgium
Web Address for Applications: http://www.ugent.be/nl/werken/aanwerving/formulieren/zap/formulier.doc
Contact Information:
Professor Klaas Willems
Email: Klaas.Willemsugent.be
Phone: 003292644086

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