LINGUIST List 30.4411

Wed Nov 20 2019

Jobs: Italian; Latin; General Linguistics: Post Doc, Ghent University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 20-Nov-2019
From: Claudia Crocco <>
Subject: Italian; Latin; General Linguistics: Post Doc, Ghent University, Belgium
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University or Organization: Ghent University
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Ghent, Belgium
Web Address:
Job Title: Post-Doctoral Assistant: Italian and Latin

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Italian (ita)
                            Latin (lat)


You tasks:
- At least 70% of your assignment will be spent on academic research in the field of linguistics. You will publish in leading journals and books
- You will be actively involved in the research activities of one or more research groups within the Linguistics Department
- You will assist in teaching activities concerning Italian and Latin linguistics at the Bachelor’s or Master’s level
- You will counsel Master’s students in their exercises, work placement and Master’s dissertation
- You will counsel doctoral students
- You will take part in the services for the department

What we are looking for:
- You hold a doctoral degree in Latin or Italian linguistics, or an equivalent recognised diploma (the conditions of your qualification must be fulfilled on your appointment). For diplomas awarded outside the EU, a certificate of equivalence (NARIC) must be submitted. The degree requirements need to be fulfilled at the start of your appointment
- You have already conducted high-level scientific research in the field of linguistics for both languages, as demonstrated by a thesis (bachelor or master level) or by contributions at national and international conferences and by publications in international journals that use peer-review or contributions in books with leading scientific publishers
- You have an excellent knowledge of Italian (level: C1/C2)
- You have distinguished yourself as a promising researcher in your doctorate
- You are profoundly interested in coaching students in the Bachelor’s, Master’s and/or Advanced Master’s programs
- Teaching experience in the field of Italian or Latin linguistics would be an asset
- Your research can be integrated into one or more of the research groups of the Linguistics Department (

What we can offer you:
- We offer you a three-year appointment, which will not be renewed. Attention: If you have been previously appointed as a post-doctoral assistant at a university within the Flemish Community, you cannot apply for this position.
- Your appointment will start on 3 February 2020 at the earliest.
- Your remuneration will be determined according to salary scale AAP5.
- All Ghent University staff members enjoy a number of benefits, such as a wide range of training and education opportunities, 38 days of paid leave, bicycle commuting reimbursement, ecocheques, etc.

Apply online through the e-recruitment system provided at the application link below before the application deadline (10/12/2019). We do not accept late applications or applications that are not sent through the online system.

Your application must include the following documents:
- In the field ‘CV’: your CV and an overview of your relevant scientific publications (merged into one pdf file)
- In the field ‘Cover letter’: your application letter in pdf format
- In the field ‘Diploma’: a transcript of the required degree (if already in your possession). If you have a foreign diploma in a language other than our national languages (Dutch, French or German) or English, please add a translation in one of the mentioned languages
- In the field ‘Certificate of equivalence’: only for diplomas awarded outside the EU a certificate of equivalence (NARIC) must be submitted.

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

For more information:
Please contact Prof. Claudia Crocco at the contact information below.

Application Deadline: 10-Dec-2019

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Claudia Crocco
Phone: +32 9 264 95 92

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