23.1861, Jobs: English; Dutch; Lang Acq; Translation: Lecturer, U Leiden

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Subject: 23.1861, Jobs: English; Dutch; Lang Acq; Translation: Lecturer, U Leiden

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Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2012 13:25:32
From: Colin Ewen [c.j.ewen at hum.leidenuniv.nl]
Subject: English; Dutch; Language Acquisition; Translation: Lecturer, Universiteit Leiden, Leiden, Netherlands

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University or Organization: Universiteit Leiden 
Department: LUCL
Job Location: , Netherlands 
Web Address: http://www.leidenuniv.nl
Job Rank: Lecturer  

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Translation 

Required Language(s): Dutch (nld)
                      English (eng) 

Description:

Tasks:

-  Carrying out original research in an area of translation studies or in 
second language acquisition, preferably in relation to second 
language teaching.
-  Teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels, in lecture and 
seminar formats.
-  Supervision of BA and MA theses.
-  Administrative duties, commensurate with experience.

Requirements:

-  Excellent research qualities, as displayed in a PhD degree on a 
relevant topic in an area of translation studies or second language 
acquisition (candidates nearing completion of a PhD may also be 
considered), research experience and an international publication 
record, as measured against relative seniority.

-  The ability to teach BA and MA courses within the field of 
translation studies, and to design new courses in this area, in close 
cooperation with colleagues in the English Department and LUCL. 
The Department currently offers both a BA Minor in translation 
(English-Dutch and Dutch-English) and an MA programme 
Translation in Theory and Practice, which from 2012-13 will be a 
specialisation within the new MA Linguistics programme (see 
https://studiegids.leidenuniv.nl/studies/show/1523/vertalen-engels-nederlands-engels and 
https://studiegids.leidenuniv.nl/studies/show/1552/english-language-and-culture-translation-dutch-english-dutch for further information on 
the 2011-12 programmes). The Department particularly welcomes 
applicants who can teach advanced and specialised translation (e.g. 
medical translation or subtitling) from Dutch to English and English to 
Dutch. 

-  The ability to teach second language acquisition and second 
language teaching will be an advantage, as will be experience in any 
of the following: writing, applied grammar and vocabulary, 
pronunciation courses in the language laboratory, presentation skills 
and rhetoric. Further information on BA teaching in the Department in 
2011-12 can be found at 
https://studiegids.leidenuniv.nl/studies/show/1636/engelse_taal_en_cultuur).

-  Administrative abilities, as measured against relative seniority.

-  The successful applicant will be a native speaker of Dutch or 
English, with a near-native-speaker level of competence in the other 
language (equivalent to C2 in the Common European Framework of 
Reference). Applicants who do not fulfil these requirements will not 
be considered.

On appointment, depending on experience to date, the successful 
applicant may be required to enter a nationally standardized tertiary
 teaching skills certification trajectory (Basis Kwalificatie Onderwijs).

We offer:

The rank of lecturer (Universitair Docent) corresponds roughly to that 
of assistant professor. Salary range: from € 3.195,- to € 4.374,- per 
month (salary scale 11), commensurate with qualifications, with 
additional holiday and end-of-year bonuses. Candidates from 
outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break.

Applications should be in English, and be submitted to 
vacatureslucl at hum.leidenuniv.nl in *one* PDF document named 
"Family Name - Given name - 12-090". Including:

-  A motivation letter.

-  A CV listing education and employment history, publications, 
courses taught, grants and awards, etc.

-  A statement of teaching philosophy.

-  Sample course outlines.

-  Teaching evaluations (in a separate document if inclusion in the 
PDF is technically cumbersome).

-  A research agenda with clear potential for grant applications to 
external funding agencies. 

-  Names, positions and email addresses of three referees (reference 
letters should not be included).


Application Deadline: 07-May-2012 
	  
Email Address for Applications: vacatureslucl at hum.leidenuniv.nl 
Web Address for Applications: http://vacatures.leidenuniv.nl/wetenschappelijk/12-090-lectureship-in-english-language.html 
Contact Information:
	Prof. dr. Colin Ewen 
	Email: c.j.ewen at hum.leidenuniv.nl 





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