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Job Faculty of Arts - Lecturer (Universitair Docent) English language and linguistics (0,8 fte)

Lecturer (Universitair Docent) English language and linguistics (0,8 fte)

Specifications - (explanation)

Location Groningen
Function typesProfessors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers, Research, Development, Innovation
Hours 30.0 hours per week
Salary maximum € 4970
EducationUniversity Graduate
Job number 210169
Translations
About employer University of Groningen
Short link www.academictransfer.com/4497

Job description

The objective of the position is to teach and conduct research in the field of English language and linguistics and in English language proficiency. You will contribute to the teaching across the curriculum (BA and MA) and to the evaluation of the framework and implementation of course components, including making proposals with regard to possible improvements in the teaching and/or content of these course components. You will test academic achievement, using assessment methods developed and/or approved by the university's educational institute for this purpose. In addition, the duties of the successful candidate also include participation in work groups and committees (management and administration). The supervision of undergraduate and graduate students plays an important part in the position. The teaching duties will be concentrated on language variation, including world varieties of English and sociolinguistics. A contribution to the Department's proficiency teaching and to modules in the MA Writing, Editing and Mediating will also be expected. The successful candidate will furthermore be expected to contribute to research within the research institute Center for Language and Cognition Groningen (CLCG). The position of 0.8 fte comprises 0.6 fte teaching and 0.2 fte research time.

Requirements

Besides some basic competences that the University asks from their employees like excellent social and communicative skills, presentation skills, coaching skills and result orientation, candidates are expected to:
- hold a PhD in English Language and Culture or a related field
- possess native or near-native knowledge of English
- possess a good knowledge of Dutch, or be willing to learn Dutch within 2 years
- have wide experience with various teaching methods and with student supervision
- be able to work constructively and with collegiality in a team
- have organizational qualities and communication skills
- be legally eligible to work in The Netherlands.

Conditions of employment

The University of Groningen offers a salary dependent on qualifications and work experience with a minimum of € 3,195 (salary scale 11) up to a maximum of € 4,970 per month (salary scale 12) for a full-time position. The appointment will be for a period of two years, with the prospect of renewal for a further three years, subject to appraisal in the second year of appointment.

Appointment commences: 16.08.2010.

A short lecture can be part of the selection procedure. Please submit in your curriculum vitae a statement on teaching and the names of two referees.

The university is an equal opportunities employer. As women are still underrepresented in a number of fields, they are particularly encouraged to apply.

Contract type: 24 maanden

Organisation

Faculty of Arts

Founded in 1614, the University of Groningen counts among the best universities in the world. A wide variety of disciplines is offered in an internationally oriented institution. The university is rooted in the North of The Netherlands. Our researchers and lecturers are inspired academics and socially active, our student body is ambitious. We respect the differences in talent, ambitions and performance of the 25.000 students and members of staff. The university provides a career advisory service for partners of new staff who move to Groningen.

The Faculty of Arts is a large dynamic faculty in the heart of the city of Groningen. Over 5000 students and 700 members of staff are working at the frontiers of knowledge every day. With 19 Bachelor's degree programmes and more than 35 Master's degree programmes, the faculty focuses on the study of the languages, cultures and history of Europe, the Mediterranean area and the North American continent. Special attention is paid to the language, culture and history of The Netherlands and particularly the Northern Netherlands region. The faculty organizes a large number of interdisciplinary programmes. Research at the Faculty of Arts is highly regarded in the various academic fields. The faculty has one local research school, the Groningen Research School for the Study of the Humanities. In addition, there are three research institutes within the Faculty of Arts.

The Department of English Language and Culture is responsible for the Bachelor and Master's programmes in English Language and Culture as well as for English proficiency Minors in other departments of the Faculty of Arts. The Department also offers the Master specialization Writing, Editing and Mediating.

The Department of English language and Culture is seeking to appoint a Lecturer (universitair docent) English language and linguistics.
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Lecturer (Universitair Docent) English language and linguistics (0,8 fte)

Specifications - (explanation)

Location Groningen
Function typesProfessors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers, Research, Development, Innovation
Hours 30.0 hours per week
Salary maximum € 4970
EducationUniversity Graduate
Job number 210169
Translations
About employer University of Groningen
Short link www.academictransfer.com/4497

Job description

The objective of the position is to teach and conduct research in the field of English language and linguistics and in English language proficiency. You will contribute to the teaching across the curriculum (BA and MA) and to the evaluation of the framework and implementation of course components, including making proposals with regard to possible improvements in the teaching and/or content of these course components. You will test academic achievement, using assessment methods developed and/or approved by the university's educational institute for this purpose. In addition, the duties of the successful candidate also include participation in work groups and committees (management and administration). The supervision of undergraduate and graduate students plays an important part in the position. The teaching duties will be concentrated on language variation, including world varieties of English and sociolinguistics. A contribution to the Department's proficiency teaching and to modules in the MA Writing, Editing and Mediating will also be expected. The successful candidate will furthermore be expected to contribute to research within the research institute Center for Language and Cognition Groningen (CLCG). The position of 0.8 fte comprises 0.6 fte teaching and 0.2 fte research time.

Requirements

Besides some basic competences that the University asks from their employees like excellent social and communicative skills, presentation skills, coaching skills and result orientation, candidates are expected to:
- hold a PhD in English Language and Culture or a related field
- possess native or near-native knowledge of English
- possess a good knowledge of Dutch, or be willing to learn Dutch within 2 years
- have wide experience with various teaching methods and with student supervision
- be able to work constructively and with collegiality in a team
- have organizational qualities and communication skills
- be legally eligible to work in The Netherlands.

Conditions of employment

The University of Groningen offers a salary dependent on qualifications and work experience with a minimum of € 3,195 (salary scale 11) up to a maximum of € 4,970 per month (salary scale 12) for a full-time position. The appointment will be for a period of two years, with the prospect of renewal for a further three years, subject to appraisal in the second year of appointment.

Appointment commences: 16.08.2010.

A short lecture can be part of the selection procedure. Please submit in your curriculum vitae a statement on teaching and the names of two referees.

The university is an equal opportunities employer. As women are still underrepresented in a number of fields, they are particularly encouraged to apply.

Contract type: 24 maanden

Organisation

Faculty of Arts

Founded in 1614, the University of Groningen counts among the best universities in the world. A wide variety of disciplines is offered in an internationally oriented institution. The university is rooted in the North of The Netherlands. Our researchers and lecturers are inspired academics and socially active, our student body is ambitious. We respect the differences in talent, ambitions and performance of the 25.000 students and members of staff. The university provides a career advisory service for partners of new staff who move to Groningen.

The Faculty of Arts is a large dynamic faculty in the heart of the city of Groningen. Over 5000 students and 700 members of staff are working at the frontiers of knowledge every day. With 19 Bachelor's degree programmes and more than 35 Master's degree programmes, the faculty focuses on the study of the languages, cultures and history of Europe, the Mediterranean area and the North American continent. Special attention is paid to the language, culture and history of The Netherlands and particularly the Northern Netherlands region. The faculty organizes a large number of interdisciplinary programmes. Research at the Faculty of Arts is highly regarded in the various academic fields. The faculty has one local research school, the Groningen Research School for the Study of the Humanities. In addition, there are three research institutes within the Faculty of Arts.

The Department of English Language and Culture is responsible for the Bachelor and Master's programmes in English Language and Culture as well as for English proficiency Minors in other departments of the Faculty of Arts. The Department also offers the Master specialization Writing, Editing and Mediating.

The Department of English language and Culture is seeking to appoint a Lecturer (universitair docent) English language and linguistics.