Postdoc researcher Multilingualism and Language Learning - FA-KNAW - Leeuwarden

Postdoc researcher Multilingualism and Language Learning - FA-KNAW - Leeuwarden

Published Deadline Location
5 Dec 27 Jan Leeuwarden

Job description

The successful candidate will work closely together with other researchers and research assistants of the Mercator Research Centre, and carry out and set up research within the Mercator research fields, such as multilingualism, new technologies, social media, language in healthcare, migration, language policy, language documentation, education and language learning

Job description

  • Scientific research, complementing the current projects in the field of multilingualism, smaller languages, education and language learning;
  • Publish research results;
  • Coordinate connecting research projects and monitoring the progress of own research;
  • Present results at (international) scientific meetings and conferences;
  • Initiate new research projects and apply for European grants;
  • Contribute to the valorization of new research results.

Specifications

Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)

Requirements

Job requirements

  • Ph.D. in a subject relevant to the research fields;
  • Track-record of scientific publications in this area;
  • Demonstrate excellent writing- and communication skills;
  • Excellent English and willingness to learn the Frisian language;
  • Experience with working on a scientific project and in a team;
  • Open eye for co-operation in related projects in the Fryske Akademy and other institutes;
  • Highly motivated and showing initiatives to expand your scientific network.

Conditions of employment

We offer an employment contract starting as soon as possible, until the 31st of december 2020. The gross monthly salary amounts a maximum of € 4.852,- depending on your relevant experience and based on a full-time working week of 38 hours (UFO profile of researcher 3, scale 11). This salary excludes holiday payment and an end-of-year bonus. The terms of employment are in accordance with the collective labour agreement of Dutch universities (cao NU).
Additionally, we offer great research facilities in a stimulating environment.

Department

The Mercator European Research Center for Multilingualism and Language Learning is part of the Fryske Akademy and member of several international academic networks. Mercator is a platform for minority languages in Europe and focuses on knowledge gaining, dissemination and application by doing research, undertaking various activities and carrying out projects.

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact drs. Cor van der Meer, projectmanager for Mercator. e-mail: cvdmeer@fryske-akademy.nl– tel.: (0031) (0)58 2343063.

For background information look at www.fryske-akademy.nl and www.mercator-research.eu.

We will not respond to any supplier enquiries based on this job advertisement.

Specifications

  • Postdoc positions
  • Language and Culture
  • max. 32 hours per week, temporary
  • max. €4852 per month
  • Doctorate
  • AT4109

Employer

Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)

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Location

Doelestraat 8, 8911 DX, Leeuwarden

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You can send your application and résumé Jettina Valk, HR-advisor, refering to ‘researcher Mercator’.

Make sure to apply no later than 27 Jan 2019.