Deadline: April 24, 2016
The Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University Center for Linguistics has a vacancy from 1 August 2016 to 31 December 2019. We are looking for an Assistant Professor in Russian language and linguistics (0.8 fte). Vacancy number: 16-106
- Teaching and developing courses in Russian linguistics and Russian language acquisition in the department of Russian Studies
- In the program of International Studies the Assistant Professor will also teach a general introduction to Linguistics, and half a course in the field of (Russian) socio-linguistics
- Participation in developing the linguistics curriculum of LUCL, and implementation of innovative concepts for language teaching
- Research in Russian linguistics and supervision of BA, MA and PhD theses. Candidates with a specialization in modern Russian linguistics are preferred
- Acquisition of research grants at the national and international level
- Managerial and organizational responsibilities in LUCL and the department of Russian Studies
- A PhD in (modern) Russian linguistics
- Demonstrable commitment to high-quality teaching practice, and the ability to teach (modern) Russian linguistics and Russian language acquisition
- An interest in and preferably experience with research-driven teaching
- Proven didactic qualities (teaching evaluations)
- Very good command of Russian
- Excellent research qualities, and research experience in the study of (modern) Russian linguistics
- Non-Dutch nationals are expected to fluently speak Dutch within two years after their appointment
The successful candidate will closely collaborate with other members of LUCL.
Upon appointment, depending on experience to date, the Assistant Professor may be required to enter a nationally standardized tertiary teaching skills certification trajectory (BKO or Basis Kwalificatie Onderwijs), successful completion of which is a condition for extension of contract and tenure.
- A motivation letter
- A detailed curriculum vitae, listing education and employment history, publications, grants and awards, etc.
- A teaching statement (a description of courses taught and teaching interest)
- A research agenda with clear potential for grant applications to external funding agencies
- Names, positions and contact information for three referees (no reference letters)
- All documents must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org