LINGUIST List 27.1796

Mon Apr 18 2016

Jobs: Turkish; Applied Linguistics: Post Doc, Ghent University

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 18-Apr-2016
From: Johan Vandewalle <>
Subject: Turkish; Applied Linguistics: Post Doc, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
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University or Organization: Ghent University
Department: Translation, Interpreting and Communication
Job Location: Ghent, Belgium
Web Address:
Job Title: Full-time post-doctoral assistant

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Turkish (tur)


- Hold a doctoral degree with a dissertation in Translation Studies, Linguistics, Language and Literature Studies or an equivalent degree. The degree requirements need to be fulfilled at the start of your appointment;
- Have a command of Turkish at the C2 level of the CEFR (Common European Framework) or as a native speaker;
- You have already conducted research within the field of (foreign) language acquisition and didactics or multilingual communication, which is reflected in chapters in books and national and international scientific journals that are widely disseminated and rely on experts for the evaluation of the submitted manuscripts;
- You have insight in translation and language teaching didactics with an interactive, communicative approach.

In addition
- Command of Dutch is recommended;
- Active participation in international scientific conferences is recommended;
- Teaching experience in higher education is recommended.

Your tasks
- At least 70% of your assignment will be devoted to scientific research related to Turkish in the field of (foreign) language acquisition and didactics or multilingual communication, in connection with the research groups GOLLD ( and INTERCOMM (;
- You will assist in teaching activities at Bachelor’s and/or Master’s level in the Turkish section of the Department of Translation, Interpreting and Communication;
- You will counsel students with their Bachelor’s and Master’s dissertation;
- You will contribute to the section’s activities and cross-sectional projects related to educational and research activities.

All applications must be received no later than 1/05/2016 at 23:59 (CET) at the application email address below, with the following documents attached as one file:

- Application letter
- CV
- A transcript of the required degree
- An overview of your relevant scientific publications
- A text (max. 1500 words) with your vision about the assignment and a concrete plan of research and publication in the field of (foreign) language acquisition and didactics or mutilingual communication related to Turkish

Please indicate clearly what position and department you are applying for, as well as the following reference number: 2016-04-11. You will get a confirmation e-mail as soon as we have received your application.

Attention: Late applications are not accepted.

As Ghent University maintains an equal opportunities and diversity policy, everyone is encouraged to apply for this position.

Application Deadline: 01-May-2016

Email Address for Applications:
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof Johan Vandewalle

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