20.2818, Jobs: Dutch Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Ghent, Belgium

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Subject: 20.2818, Jobs: Dutch Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Ghent, Belgium

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Date: 19-Aug-2009
From: Magda Devos < Magda.Devos at UGent.be >
Subject: Dutch Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Ghent, Belgium

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Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2009 15:34:33
From: Magda Devos [Magda.Devos at UGent.be]
Subject: Dutch Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Ghent, Belgium

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University or Organization: University of Ghent 
Department: Faculty of Arts and Philosophy
Job Location: , Belgium 
Web Address: http://www.flwi.ugent.be/

Job Rank: Lecturer  

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Dutch Linguistics

Required Language(s): Dutch (nld)


2 full-time positions, with a starting rank of lecturer, in the University of Ghent's Philosophy 
and Arts Faculty, will be available via the Tenure Track system with effect from 1 February 2010. 
The positions will be granted in five fields of study, including Dutch Linguistics. A maximum of 
1 position will be filled per field of study.

This is in the first instance a five-year temporary appointment in a Tenure Track system 
focussing primarily on research, with a teaching load limited to no more than 60 teaching hours 
per semester. 

If the university board positively evaluates the performance of the person involved, the position 
may lead to a permanent position as senior lecturer, at which point the teaching load may be 


- candidates must satisfy the diploma requirements (PhD based on a doctoral thesis or 
equivalent recognised diploma), summarised in Article 83 of the Decree of 12 July 1991 
concerning universities within the Flemish Community; the PhD or equivalent should have been 
obtained obtained after 1 February 2003, but not later than 1 February 2008;
- candidates must have carried out outstanding scientific research in the field of study 
concerned, that is proven by research output of a high level in peer-reviewed international 
publications (journals and/or books);
- strong didactic, communicative and organisational skills;
- experience in heading up research projects and/or coaching PhD students;
- international academic experience;
The governing language at the University of Ghent is Dutch. However, persons who do not 
speak Dutch as a native language are welcome to apply. 

Applications must be sent in duplicate by registered letter to the Vice-Chancellor of the 
University of Ghent, Vice-Chancellor's Office, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25, 9000 Ghent, using the 
requisite Tenure Track application forms, together with an explanation of the main research 
assignment of the scientific research proposed by the candidate during the Tenure Track 
position. This "research plan" should comprise at least three and no more than five pages in 
English, together with an English summary on one page. Proofs of competency (e.g., copies of 
the applicant's diplomas) should also be sent at this stage.
The deadline is 7 September 2009. The date of posting is accepted as the date of receipt.

Further information concerning these vacancies can be requested from the Philosophy and Arts 

The requisite application forms for Tenure Track positions can be requested from the address of 
the University of Ghent, attn. Personnel and Organisation Department, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 
25, 9000 Ghent, or requested via telephone on. +32-9-264 31 29 or +32-9-264 31 30.
The requisite application forms are also available on the internet, URL


Application Deadline: 07-Sep-2009 
Mailing Address for Applications:
	prof. dr. Paul Van Cauwenberge 
	Vice Chancellor's Office 
	University of Ghent 
	Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25 
	Gent B-9000 
Web Address for Applications: http://www.ugent.be/nl/nieuwsagenda/vacatures/zap/tenuretrack.doc 
Contact Information:
	Prof. Dr. Magda Devos 
	Email: Magda.Devos at UGent.be 
	Phone: 003292644075 

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