Job Properties
  • Job Type
    Full-time Position Internship / Part Time
  • Category
    Education & Instruction
  • Languages
    English Dutch
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      December 11,2021
    • Entrusting Package
    • JSS
    • VISA
    • IMG_6430
    • Career Consultation

    Lecturer in multilingualism and minority languages

    Where will you be working on?
    You will prepare, oversee and teach existing and new courses on language, diversity and minorities with a focus on multilingualism, language variation and languages in minority contexts. You will work in a multidisciplinary department focusing on the multilingual, sociological and anthropological dimensions of Minority Studies. You will teach and supervise our undergraduate and graduate students. You will develop and implement new ideas in education. You will work with colleagues within the program of Minorities & Multilingualism (BA) and Multilingualism (MA). Collaboration with other programs within the faculty is a possibility.

    We offer you a position of 0.6 fte for teaching (including administration). You will be part of an enthusiastic team of international lecturers and researchers from a diverse range of disciplines, working on issues related to minorities and multilingualism, with a special focus on diversity in education.


    What are we looking for?
    • you have a PhD in linguistics (e.g. sociolinguistics, ethnolinguistics or applied linguistics), educational science), with a proven interest in interdisciplinary collaboration
    • you have participated in research projects on multilingualism.
    • you have ample teaching experience. Relevant teaching qualifications (such as BKO-Basiskwalificatie Onderwijs/UTQ – Univeristy Teaching Qualification) will be considered an advantage
    • you have experience in designing and teaching courses at the university level, with an emphasis on learner-centered education
    • you like to work both independently and in a (virtual) multidisciplinary team
    • your strengths are organizing, entrepreneurship and communication, meeting deadlines
    • you have the ability to communicate and teach in English (CEFR C1 level for reading, listening, writing, speaking),
    • a quantitative research background is considered a pro
    • an affinity with Frisian language and culture, or a willingness to engage with issues related to Frisian language and culture are considered a pro.


    The Faculty of Arts is built on a long-standing tradition of four centuries. Our mission is to be a top-ranking faculty with both an excellent education and world-quality research, with a strong international orientation, firmly rooted in the North of the Netherlands. We build and share knowledge benefits to society. We work at a modern, broad and international institution, educating over 5,000 Dutch and international students to become forward-looking, articulate and independent academics. We are a team of hardworking and diverse group of 700 staff members.

    Conditions of employment

    We offer you in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities:

    • a salary, depending on qualifications and work experience, with a minimum of € 2.836,- to a maximum of € 4.474,- (salary scale 10) gross per month for a full-time position
    • 8% holiday allowance and an 8,3% end-of-year bonus and participation in a pension scheme for employees.

    Favorable tax agreements may apply to non-Dutch applicants. We offer 232 holiday hours per calendar year for a full-time employment.

    The appointee will ideally commence in February.

    Your appointment will be on a temporary basis for 1 year.

    We comply to the conditions of employment of the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU). For more detailed information about working conditions and working for the University of Groningen, please check:


    You can submit your application until 15 December 11:59pm / before 16 December 2021 Dutch local time (CET) by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website).You can fill in the form and upload 3 PDF files (all in English):

    1. a letter of motivation
    2. a CV with a list of courses taught; a complete list of publications and the names and contact details of two referees
    3. a statement about teaching goals and experience, with a special chapter about how your teaching is research-driven (maximum two pages in total). You can upload this under” extra document” on the website.

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

    The selection interviews will take place in December.

    We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have adopted an active policy to increase the number of female scientists across all disciplines of the university. Therefore, women are encouraged to apply. Our selection procedure follows the guidelines of the Recruitment code (NVP), and European Commission's European Code of Conduct for recruitment of researchers,

    Unsolicited marketing is not appreciated.


    For information you can contact:

    • dr. Sjoerd-Jeroen Moenandar, s.j.moenandar

    Please do not use the e-mail address(es) above for applications.

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