LINGUIST List 29.872
Fri Feb 23 2018
Jobs: Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics: Rank Open, KU Leuven
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University or Organization: KU Leuven
Job Location: Leuven, Belgium
Web Address: https://www.arts.kuleuven.be/ling/english
Job Title: Senior Academic Staff in Business Communication
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Business
The Faculty of Arts at KU Leuven
(Belgium) has a full-time vacancy for senior academic staff in the domain of
business communication. We are looking for candidates who are internationally
oriented, have excellent teaching competence and an excellent research record.
job description: https://icts.kuleuven.be/apps/jobsite/#/vacatures/54464443?hl=en&lang=en
Your task will consist of academic teaching, research and service at the
crossroads of business communication and sociolinguistics.
will develop a coherent research programme at the crossroads of business
communication studies and sociolinguistics, in which you are expected to obtain
outstanding scientific results of an international level.
teaching assignment constitutes the following courses and tasks:
- Linguistic perspectives on communication strategies
- Supervision of internships of MA students in Business
- Supervision of master’s and bachelor’s dissertations.
You are prepared to take on internal administrative and management duties,
specifically in a leading role within the MA programme in Business Communication,
and to assist in intensifying the relations between the programmes and the
- You hold a PhD in Linguistics (or
an equivalent relevant degree).
- You have outstanding teaching qualities, and
you have an excellent research record in the domain of business communication and/or
sociolinguistics. The quality of your research is evidenced by high-level
- You have organisational skills and have a
- Knowledge of Dutch is not a prerequisite to apply, although
upon appointment the candidate has to learn Dutch in 3 to 5 years (depending on the
rank of appointment)
Your application file should include a fully developed
research proposal for the coming years (maximally two pages) and a profile statement
outlining your view on teaching (maximally two pages).
administrative language used at KU Leuven is Dutch. If you do not speak Dutch (or do
not speak it well) at the start of employment, KU Leuven will provide language
training to enable you to take part in administrative meetings. Before teaching
courses in Dutch or English, you will be given the opportunity to learn Dutch
respectively English to the required standard.
Depending on your
qualifications, you will be appointed in one of the degrees of the senior academic
staff: assistant professor, associate professor, professor, full professor. As a
rule, junior researchers are appointed as assistant professors with a tenure track
of five years. Upon positive evaluation, they are promoted to associate professor.
KU Leuven seeks to foster an environment where all talents can flourish,
regardless of gender, age, cultural background, nationality, religion or
impairments. If you have any questions relating to accessibility or support, please
contact us at diversiteit.HR
apply for this job no later than March 09, 2018 via the online application tool.
Application Deadline: 09-Mar-2018
Web Address for Applications:
Page Updated: 23-Feb-2018