Job opening at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
w.spooren at let.vu.nl
Tue Feb 28 14:28:16 UTC 2006
Assistant professor position at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Rank: Assistant Professor
Linguistic Field: Discourse studies/written communication
Application deadline: March 10, 2006
Date posted: February 28, 2006
The department of Language & Communication at the Vrije Universiteit
Amsterdam is looking for an energetic, innovative person to teach and to
carry our research in the field of discourse studies, with an emphasis
on the Dutch language (part-time, 70 %). You will be teaching both at
the BA-level (in the Dutch and Communication & Information Studies
program) and the MA-level (in the Dutch, Communication & Information
Studies and Journalism program).
Your research interests should fit in with the group's research
expertise on the efficacy and optimisation of communication in
institutional settings. Within that framework your research will focus
on the role of written communication. There is a preference for
candidates with a demonstrable expertise in journalistic language (e.g.,
news genres). A relevant PhD from an accredited institution is required.
Excellent command of Dutch is essential.
Salary is ranked according to the university pay scale at rank 11 (UD2)
(maximum payment EUR 4,049 per month, full-time). A positive evaluation
of the successful candidate’s performance after one year will lead to a
tenured position. Full-time assistant professors at the Vrije
Universiteit Amsterdam have a teaching load of two to three courses per
semester. Additional information on the position and on the profile of
the research group can be obtained from the contact address given below.
Dr B. Weltens
Faculty of Arts
De Boelelaan 1105
or by email: vacature at let.vu.nl
Please add the vacancy number: 1.2006.00027 at the top of your letter
and (if applicable) on the top left of the envelope.
Prof. dr. Wilbert Spooren
email: w.spooren at let.vu.nl
Afdeling Taal & Communicatie/Dpt. of Language & Communication
FdL VU / Faculty of Arts, Vrije Universiteit
De Boelelaan 1105 NL-1081 HV Amsterdam
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