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LINGUIST List 23.4705

Sat Nov 10 2012

Jobs: English; Pragmatics; Socioling; Syntax: Asst Prof, University of Amsterdam

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

Date: 09-Nov-2012
From: Olga Fischer <o.c.m.fischeruva.nl>
Subject: English; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics; Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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University or Organization: University of Amsterdam
Department: Faculty of Humanities/ACLC
Job Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Web Address: http://aclc.uva.nl
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics; Syntax

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Assistant Professor in English Linguistics (in the Department of English
Language and Culture)
Faculty of Humanities - Department of Language and Literature

Date of Publication:
7 November 2012

Indication of Salary:
€3195,- to €4970,- gross per month

Closing Date:
7 December 2012

Weekly Hours:
38

Vacancy Number:
12-257

To strengthen its staff, the Department for Language and Literature invites
applications for an Assistant Professor in English Linguistics (in the
Department of English Language and Culture). The applicant should have a
Ph.D. in English Language, a strong background in English syntax,
pragmatics and/or sociolinguistics, and experience in working with language
corpora. The applicants will have an active research program and broad
teaching experience within English language and linguistics; she/he will be
expected to teach a range of BA courses and MA course(s). The ideal
applicant will have been successful in the acquisition of external funding.

Job Description:
The successful candidate will teach and develop teaching activities both as
part of and outside the programme of English Language and Culture. He or
she will assist in supervising Bachelor's and Master's theses, and in
co-supervising PhD candidates . The candidate will independently conduct
research in the areas mentioned, resulting in contributions to leading
international journals. The candidate will also be expected to help raise
funds for research projects and to assist the teaching program in a variety
of academic and administrative duties.

Requirements:
-PhD degree in English language
-Experience in research and excellent research skills, evidenced by
publications in books and/or in international peer-reviewed journals
-Excellent teaching skills at undergraduate and graduate level
-Experience in mentoring or working with students of diverse backgrounds
-Experience with digital and audio-visual equipment; affinity with ICT in
academic education
-Team spirit and capable of functioning at all levels of more than one
study programme
-Organisational experience and skills
-Thorough (near-) native knowledge of English and Dutch (non-native Dutch
speakers must achieve fluency in Dutch within two years)

Further Information:
Further information about this vacancy may be obtained from:
Professor Olga Fischer at the telephone number below.

Appointment:
The appointment will be permanent, after a period of two years on temporary
basis and satisfactory performance. Preferred starting date is 1 August or
1 September 2013. The gross monthly salary will range from €3,195 (scale
11) to €4,970 (scale 12), based on a full-time appointment (38 hours a week).

Job Application:
Applications should include a curriculum vitae that should be sent to the
Universiteit van Amsterdam, to the application mailing address below.
Please state the vacancy number in the upper left corner of the envelope.
You may also submit your application online now/ In this case please state
the vacancy number in the subject field. The selection process will include
a trial lecture.

The closing date for applications is 7 December, 2012.

Application Deadline: 07-Dec-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. dr. F.P.I.M. van Vree
Spuistraat 210
Amsterdam 1012 VT
Netherlands
Email Address for Applications: solliciteren2012-fgwuva.nl
Contact Information:
Prof. dr. Olga Fischer
Email: o.c.m.fischeruva.nl
Phone: +31 20 525 3825

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