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LINGUIST List 23.3828

Wed Sep 12 2012

Jobs: Lang Acquisition; Latin American Linguistics: Asst Prof, Universiteit Leiden

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

Date: 11-Sep-2012
From: Rodriguez <l.m.l.rodriguezhum.leidenuniv.nl>
Subject: Language Acquisition; Latin American Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Universiteit Leiden, Leiden, Netherlands
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University or Organization: Universiteit Leiden
Department: LUCL
Job Location: , Netherlands
Web Address: http://www.leidenuniv.nl
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Latin American Linguistics


Description:

Tasks:
-Teaching and developing courses in Latin American linguistics (Spanish
linguistics, but knowledge of Brazilian-Portuguese linguistics will be
considered an advantage) and Spanish language acquisition in the department
Latin American Studies.
-Participation in developing the linguistics curriculum of LUCL, and
implementation of innovative concepts for language teaching.
-Research in Latin American linguistics and supervision of BA, MA and PhD
theses.
-Participation in ongoing research at LUCL, acquisition of research grants
at the national and international level.
-Managerial and organizational responsibilities in LUCL and the department
of Latin American Studies.

Requirements:
-A PhD in Spanish and/or Latin American linguistics. Candidates who also
have knowledge of Brazilian-Portuguese linguistics will be given preference.
-Excellent research qualities, and research experience in the study of
Spanish language variation in Latin America.
-Demonstrable commitment to high-quality teaching practice, and the ability
to teach Latin American linguistics and Spanish language acquisition.
-An interest in and preferably experience with research-driven teaching.
-Proven didactic qualities (teaching evaluations).
-Near-native speaker of Spanish.
-Non-Dutch nationals are expected to fluently speak Dutch within two years
after their appointment.

The successful candidate will closely collaborate with other members of
LUCL and especially with members of the department of Latin American
Studies who are involved in language teaching.

Upon appointment, depending on experience to date, the Assistant Professor
may be required to enter a nationally standardized tertiary teaching skills
certification trajectory (BKO or Basis Kwalificatie Onderwijs), successful
completion of which is a condition for extensions and tenure.

We offer:
The position is for 1.0 fte (38 hrs) as Assistant Professor (Universitair
Docent 2), for 2 years, with the possibility of another 3 years, and after
that tenure. The salary depends on qualifications and experience, and
ranges from € 3.195,- to € 4.374,- per month, commensurate with
qualifications, with additional holiday and end-of-year bonuses. Candidates
from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break.

For more information, please visit the application URL below.

Application Deadline: 22-Oct-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://vacatures.leidenuniv.nl/wetenschappelijk/12-203-ud-lucl-.html
Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Rodriguez
Email: l.m.l.rodriguezhum.leidenuniv.nl

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