Deadline: 10 February 2016
Open to: applicants with Master’s degree in Slavic and East European studies or an equivalent degree that are interested in academic and/or project-based research and services
Remuneration: remuneration will be determined according to salary scale AAP3
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, University of Gent, are looking for full-time junior assistant within the department Languages and Cultures. You are invited to apply if you are interested in conducting doctoral research and pursuing a doctoral degree in one of the following fields:
- Anthropology of South Eastern Europe and related disciplines dealing with contemporary South Eastern Europe (cultural studies, history, political science, human rights, or literature);
- Old Slavonic, historical linguistics of Slavic, pre-modern Slavic cultural history;
- Russian linguistics, discourse analysis, Slavic folklore.
Selected candidate will have the following tasks:
- At least 50% of the candidate’s assignment will be spent on academic research in preparation of a doctoral dissertation in one or more of the three fields listed above;
- The candidate will assist in the teaching activities at the programme of Slavonic and East European studies;
- The candidate will assist in the internal and external services of the department.
To be eligible all candidates should meet the following requirements:
- To hold a Master’s degree in Slavic and East European studies or an equivalent degree. The degree requirements need to be fulfilled at the start of your appointment;
- To be interested in academic and/or project-based research and services;
- Any teaching experience or participation in extra training, conferences, etc. is recommended;
- To have excellent teaching and communication skills;
- To know at least one of the following Slavic languages (Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian, Bulgarian, Old Slavonic, Russian).
The candidate will be offered a two-year appointment, which may be renewed twice for two years.
- Your appointment will start by 01 March 2016 at the earliest;
- Your remuneration will be determined according to salary scale AAP3;
- All Ghent University staff members enjoy a number of benefits, such as 38 days of paid leave, a wide range of training and education opportunities, bicycle commuting reimbursement, ecocheques, etc. A complete overview of all fringe benefits can be found on the official website.
How to apply?
All applications must be received no later than 10 February 2016 at 23:59 (CET) at [email protected], with the following documents attached as one file:
- Application letter;
A transcript of the required degree;
- An overview of your study results;
A research proposal (between 1500 and 2000 words).
Please indicate clearly what position and department you are applying for, as well as the following reference number: 2016-01-25. You will get a confirmation e-mail as soon as they have received your application.
Late applications are not accepted.
For more information please visit the official website.