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University Lecturer Information Science (University of Groningen)

Country : Netherlands, The

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The Faculty of Arts is seeking a University Lecturer in the area of Information Science (60% teaching, 40% research). The candidate will contribute to the Bachelor Programme in Information Science and the Master programmes Information Science, Computer Communication and Digital Humanities. The programmes in Groningen focus on computational linguistics, web technology, human computer communication, and digital humanities. We are therefore looking for an experienced researcher in one of these areas.
The research will be embedded in the Groningen Center for Language and Cognition (CLCG) research institute, and in particular in the Computational Linguistics research group.
Specific tasks:
- teaching course units in the field of digital humanities, language technology and web technology, within the aforementioned Bachelor and Master programmes
- conducting research at a recognized level in one or more of the above-mentioned fields
- external grant acquisition
- supervising Bachelor's and Master's theses in the above-mentioned fields
- performing administrative and organizational duties.
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 a candidate who has a PhD in the field of Information Science, Web Technology, Language Technology, Digital Humanities or a related field and,
In the area of teaching:
- has academic teaching experience at various levels
- has gained the University Teaching Qualification or is prepared to do so within a year
- is an excellent teacher, as demonstrated by positive teaching evaluations
- is demonstrably able to make concrete contributions to the development of course units, partly by actively linking teaching to research.
In the area of research:
- is the author of at least two peer-reviewed international publications every year
- is able to set up his or her own research line and publish within it, dovetailing with the profile of the research institute
- has international experience and an international network
- has attracted significant funding.
Conditions of employment
The appointment will be initially for a period of two years, with the possibility of appointment for an indefinite period.
Date of entry into employment: 1 August 2017 or as soon as possible.
Job interviews will be held on 9 May 2017. A short lecture can be part of the selection procedure.
Application deadline: 9 April 23.59 pm (Dutch local time)
Application URL:

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