LINGUIST List 29.1109

Mon Mar 12 2018

Jobs: German; Applied Linguistics: Professor, Ghent University

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <clarelinguistlist.org>


Date: 05-Mar-2018
From: Ann Van Hoorebeke <ann.vanhoorebekeugent.be>
Subject: German; Applied Linguistics: Professor, Ghent University, Belgium
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University or Organization: Ghent University
Department: Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Department of Translation, Interpreting and Communication
Job Location: oost vlaanderen, Belgium
Web Address: http://www.vtc.ugent.be/vacatures
Job Title: Professor in Applied Language Studies (German)

Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; German

Required Language(s): German (deu)

Description:

The Faculty of Arts and Philosophy has a vacancy for a lectureship, starting from 1 October 2018. The post is a full-time position as an assistant professor (tenure track), associate professor or full professor in the Department of Translation, Interpreting and Communication, with duties including academic teaching, academic research and carrying out academic services in the discipline of Applied Language Studies (German).

Academic Education
You will be required to lecture various course units in the discipline of Applied Language Studies (German).

Academic Research
You will conduct research in the discipline of multilingual communication, translation and interpreting research, language/translation didactics or language technology applied to German.

Academic Services
You will be invited to take part in the internal and external service provision of the department of Translation, Interpreting and Communication.

PROFILE

Knowledge/Experience

Candidates:
- have high-level academic research experience in the field of Applied Language Studies, which can be corroborated by publications in quality, peer-reviewed, academic journals and books;
- should have demonstrable expertise in one of the department’s research fields as applied to German: multilingual communication, translation and interpreting research, language/translation didactics or language technology applied to German;
- are capable of initiating and supervising academic research and collecting the necessary funds for this;
should possess the necessary didactic skills to help university students develop and achieve academic competences;
- should be able to demonstrate experience in teaching German at an academic level, with German as the language of instruction;

In addition:
- being internationally mobile, inter alia by taking part in research programmes at research institutions not linked to the university where the highest degree was obtained, will be considered an asset;
- having positively evaluated experience in offering and/or organising academic training is recommended;
- involvement in the professionalisation of education will be considered an asset;
- having a command of the Dutch language is recommended.

Skills / Attitude:
- You are quality-oriented;
- You take initiative;
- You are flexible with regard to the distribution of tasks within a department;
- You are a team player.

Application Deadline: 15-Apr-2018

Web Address for Applications: http://bit.ly/2oSL7mr
Contact Information:
Professor Veronique Hoste
Email: veronique.hosteugent.be

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