LINGUIST List 24.4408

Tue Nov 05 2013

Jobs: General Ling; Minority Lang, Multilingualism: Asst Prof, University of Groningen

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 05-Nov-2013
From: Goffe Jensma <>
Subject: General Linguistics; Minority Languages, Multilingualism: Assistant Professor, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
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University or Organization: University of Groningen Department: Frisian Language and Culture, Faculty of Arts Job Location: Groningen, Netherlands Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor Minorities & Multilingualism (0,8 fte)

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Minority Languages; Multilingualism


The Department of Frisian Language and Culture is looking for a new colleague for teaching and research related to their new BA programme Minorities and Multilingualism. Tasks will also include teaching and supervision of students in the newly started MA programme in Multilingualism. The objective of the position is to teach and conduct research in fields concerned with minority groups, their languages and/or multilingualism. You will contribute to the implementation of course components, including making proposals with regard to possible improvements in the teaching and content of these course components. You will test academic achievement, using assessment methods developed and/or approved by the educational institute for this purpose. In addition, the duties of the candidate also include participation in work groups and committees (management and administration). The supervision of students also plays an important part in the position.

Besides the basic competences that the University asks from its employees, i.e. excellent social- and communicative skills, presentation skills, coaching skills and results orientation, we are searching for a candidate with:
- A completed PhD in the Humanities or Social Sciences- A strong research background in one or more of the following fields: intercultural studies, anthropological linguistics or sociolinguistics- Experience with various teaching methods and student supervision- The ability to work independently- An enterprising and constructive mindset- A basic teaching qualification- Excellent command of English.

For full details and application procedure see the application URL below.

Application Deadline: 25-Nov-2013 Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof. dr. Goffe Jensma Email:

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