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Are you an ambitious academic with broad teaching and research expertise and a focus on English language learning and teaching, who would like to join our English Linguistics group? Then you may be the new colleague we are looking for.
As Assistant Professor of English Linguistics you will join the staff of English Language and Culture, which is part of the department of Modern Languages and Cultures in the Faculty of Arts and is responsible for two BA programmes, English Language and Culture and American Studies. We expect that a minimum of 35% of your time will be devoted to research, and the rest will be devoted to teaching (including administrative duties). You will primarily teach courses in the BA programmes offered by English Language and Culture and in the Master's programmes in Linguistics. You will be responsible for providing education in a number of areas related to English language proficiency, including the British English pronunciation component of the Oral Communication Skills course. The linguistics and language proficiency component of the BA programme is undergoing revisions to which you will be expected to contribute, particularly by leading the development of ICT resources for English language teaching. You will also be expected to supervise internships, BA and MA theses, and PhD dissertations in your specialisation.
Your research will be located in one of the world's leading research institutes for linguistics, namely Radboud University's Center for Language Studies (CLS), which includes the Centre for Language and Speech Technology. You will contribute to research in one of CLS's focus areas, depending on your research focus. You will preferably investigate the use and development of ICT applications in language learning and teaching. You will also be expected to pursue grant application opportunities.
Fixed-term contract: 1.5 years with the possibilty of a permanent contract.
Additional employment conditions
Work and science require good employment practices. This is reflected in Radboud University's primary and secondary employment conditions. You can make arrangements for the best possible work-life balance with flexible working hours, various leave arrangements and working from home. You are also able to compose part of your employment conditions yourself, for example, exchange income for extra leave days and receive a reimbursement for your sports subscription. And of course, we offer a good pension plan. You are given plenty of room and responsibility to develop your talents and realise your ambitions. Therefore, we provide various training and development schemes.
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