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Sat Feb 08 2020

Jobs: Spanish; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Ghent University

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Date: 06-Feb-2020
From: Geert Jacobs <>
Subject: Spanish; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Ghent University, Belgium
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University or Organization: Ghent University
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Ghent, Belgium
Web Address:
Job Title: Professor in Spanish Linguistics and Spanish Language proficiency

Job Rank: Assistant Professor; Tenure Track

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)




You have carried out high-quality scientific research in the domain of Spanish linguistics as appears from publications in high-quality scientific journals and/or peer-reviewed books;
You are able to initiate and guide scientific research and to collect the necessary funds for this;
You have the necessary didactic knowledge to help university students develop academic skills within the domains of Spanish linguistics and Spanish language proficiency;
You have demonstrable expertise in academic education in the domains of Spanish linguistics and Spanish language proficiency;
You have an excellent spoken and written command of Spanish.

Recommended are:

International mobility, among other things thanks to research stays at institutions external to the one where you acquired your highest academic degree;
Experience in writing and acquiring (international) research projects within the domain of Spanish linguistics;
Positive evaluations of previous academic teaching experiences;
Professionalization of education

Skills / Attitude:

You are quality-oriented;
You take initiative;
If you are not a Dutch native speaker and/or have no sufficient command of this language, you are prepared to learn the language;
You have good organisational, interpersonal and communicative skills;
You are a team player.

Admission Requirements:

You are a thesis-based doctorate holder or you hold a diploma or certificate that is recognised as equivalent (article V.20 Codex Higher Education).

Upon evaluation of a foreign (non-EU) diploma, a certificate of equivalence may still have to be requested at NARIC. If this is the case, we advise you to initiate this recognition procedure as soon as possible. You are required to have the recognition no later than on the date of your appointment.

You have at least two years of postdoctoral experience on 1 september 2020. This term of two years is determined by the date written on the above-mentioned required diploma.

Appointment Information:

We offer you a temporary appointment in a tenure track system for a term of five years. If positively evaluated by the University Board, the term of office will be transferred into a permanent appointment as an associate professor.
Should you already be a member of the professorial staff or hold an equal post at another university or research institution, you can immediately be appointed as an assistant professor, without prejudice to the possibility of a temporary appointment offered in article V.28 of the Codex of Higher Education.

The recruitment is possible no sooner than 1 september 2020.

Application Deadline: 28-Feb-2020

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Renata Enghels
Phone: 003292644048

Page Updated: 08-Feb-2020