LINGUIST List 29.764
Fri Feb 16 2018
Jobs: English; Cognitive Science; Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Rank Open, University of Antwerp
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Peter Petré <peter.petre
Cognitive Science; Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus
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University or Organization: University of
Job Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Job Title: Tenured/tenure-track academic staff in the area of English
Job Rank: Rank Open
Specialty Areas: Cognitive
Science; Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics
Required Language(s): English
Part-time (75%) vacancy in English
Linguistics; the date of appointment is 1 October 2018.
The assignment has
a structural nature and concerns the three core activities of tenured academic
staff: teaching, research, and services.
Your teaching assignment covers
the following domains:
- Advanced (written) proficiency (BA)
- History of
- English sociolinguistics (MA)
- Methodology / Corpus
linguistics of English linguistics (as co-course leader) (MA)
develop scientific research in the area of English linguistics:
- You acquire
and manage research funds
- You publish articles in international academic
- You supervise PhD students
You will provide services by
contributing professionally to department, faculty and university governance,
including recruitment activities. You serve the professional community and community
at large as a scientific expert.
Profile and requirements:
- You hold a
doctorate degree (PhD) in Linguistics, English, or equivalent.
- You have
expertise in at least two of the following domains: Sociolinguistics; Corpus
linguistics and/or quantitative linguistics; Cognitive linguistics
- You are a
(near-)native speaker of English.
- You have several years of postdoctoral
experience or equivalent.
- You have teaching experience at an academic level;
you have experience in the supervision of BA/MA theses.
- The focus in your
teaching corresponds to the educational vision of the university.
scientific qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s
- You have leadership skills (or the potential to develop them).
You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.
- You can
meet the statutory language requirements for both the knowledge of the teaching
language and that of the administrative language, Dutch. The University of Antwerp
provides the necessary support.
- either a part-time position
with a structural assignment as a lecturer, in a temporary appointment in the tenure
track for a term of five years. This position will lead to an immediate permanent
appointment as a senior lecturer if the performance is assessed favorably on the
basis of previously fixed and publicly announced evaluation criteria;
- or a
part-time position with a structural assignment as a senior lecturer or higher,
generally entailing a permanent appointment. In the case of a first appointment to
the corps of academic personnel (ZAP), the university board may proceed to a
temporary appointment for a period not exceeding three years. This position will
lead to a permanent appointment if the performance is assessed favorably;
full time gross monthly salary ranging for a lecturer from €4,171.55–€6,149.03 and
for a senior lecturer from €4,776.98 - €7,504.57;
- a dynamic and stimulating
How to apply?
- Applications may only be submitted
online, until the closing date 2 April 2018. A cover letter is required and can be
added as an attachment to the online form.
- A first selection will be made from
among the submitted applications. The remainder of the selection procedure is
specific to the position and will be determined by the selection panel.
interviews of the candidates (which include a trial lecture), selected by a
selection panel, will take place on 9 May 2018.
- More information about the
application form can be obtained from vacatures
For questions about the profile and the description of duties, please contact Prof.
Peter Petré (peter.petre
Web Address for Applications: https://www.uantwerpen.be/en/jobs/vacancies/ap/2018zapflwex031/
Research Professor Peter Petré
Phone: 0032 3 265 40 12
Page Updated: 16-Feb-2018