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Assistant Professor Job in European Cultural and Literary Studies – Groningen, Netherlands 2022

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Assistant Professor Job in European Cultural and Literary Studies – Groningen, Netherlands 2022

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General Info

Position: Assistant Professor
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Joining Date: Feb 01, 2022
Contract Period: -
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Workplace:
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Faculty of Arts
University of Groningen RUG
Groningen, The Netherlands

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Qualification Details

In addition to a number of basic requirements set by the University of Groningen, such as excellent social and communication skills, presentation skills, coaching skills and a results-oriented attitude, we are looking for candidates with:

  • a PhD in the field of contemporary European Cultural and Literary Studies, with a special focus on culture and politics in France within a European context or closely related areas
  • language proficiency in French and English at C1 level, proficiency in Dutch or any other of the languages in the programme would be desirable
  • relevant interdisciplinary research experience regarding cultural, literary, political and social topics in Francophone and European contexts
  • relevant teaching experience and relevant teaching qualifications. Candidates are expected to: have gained the University Teaching Qualification (in Dutch: BKO) or are prepared to do so within two years
  • excellent social and communicative skills and the ability to work in groups.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The position combines research and teaching in the field of European Cultural and Literary Studies, with particular emphasis on French and Francophone culture. Native or near-native language proficiency in French and English is a binding requirement. Knowledge of Dutch and any of the other Languages taught in the programme would further enhance the candidates match for the teaching and research tasks in our multi-language programme. The research to be conducted will be of an interdisciplinary nature, ideally combining contemporary cultural, literary, political and social topics in French, Dutch and European contexts, and is expected to be compatible with the team-research approach in the chair group European Culture and Literature. The candidate will teach within the interdisciplinary BA programme European Languages and Cultures, which comprises research-led teaching from the fields of Cultural Studies, Political Science and Linguistics, as well as the MA track European Literatures and Interculturality. Teaching tasks will include, amongst others, courses in French and European Culture, Empirical Cultural Studies, and on Forms of Cultural Exclusion and Discrimination. The candidate will also be expected to take over tasks in the academic self-administration (committees, boards). Early career researchers who fulfil the requirements are explicitly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply?

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Documents Required

You can fill in the form and upload the following PDF files (all in English):

1. a letter of motivation 2. a CV with a list of three self-selected “best papers”; the complete list of publications and the names and contact details of three referees3. a brief description of scientific interests and plans; a statement about teaching goals and experience (maximum two pages in total). You can upload this under ”extra document” on the website4. an appropriate writing sample. You can upload this under ”extra document” on the website.

Only complete applications submitted by the deadline will be taken into consideration.

About the Project/Department

About the Employer: University of Groningen RUG

Note or Other details

The first round of interviews is scheduled for week 3 in 2022.

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Contact details

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