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Lecturer Psycholinguistics

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27 februari 2024
1 maart 2024 Vacature gesloten

The Faculty of Humanities, is looking for a

Lecturer Psycholinguistics (0.8 FTE) 1 April - 30 June 2024
Vacancy number 14618

The Leiden University Centre for Linguistics (LUCL) is looking for a lecturer for three months starting 1 April 2024, to teach an undergraduate and a graduate course in Psycholinguistics.

Key responsibilities
Teach and co-ordinate two courses in Psycholinguistics, one in the BA (Language and Cognition track) and one in the ResMA Linguistics programme.

Selection criteria

  • You hold a PhD degree in Psycholinguistics or a related field;
  • You are a dedicated teacher with a strong academic teaching record, both at the BA and at the MA level, as demonstrated by teaching evaluations;

Our organisation
Leiden University Centre for Linguistics (LUCL) is one of seven Institutes that falls under the Faculty of Humanities. With over 120 linguists working at the Institute, it is a rich research environment that prides itself on fostering scientific excellence and teaching.

LUCL has a longstanding tradition in the study of the world’s languages and features unique linguistic expertise. Current theoretical insights are combined with modern experimental methods in its research profile area ‘Language Diversity in the World’. Researchers from our six umbrella research groups are experts in their respective fields, but equally find innovative ways of collaborating with other fields and disciplines.

The Faculty of Humanities is rich in expertise in fields such as philosophy, religious studies, history, art history, literature, linguistics and area studies covering nearly every region of the world. With its staff of 995, the faculty provides 27 master’s and 25 bachelor’s programmes for over 7,000 students based at locations in Leiden and in The Hague. For more information: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/humanities.

Terms and conditions
We offer an 0.8 FTE temporary appointment of three months. Salary ranges from € 4.332.- to € 5.929.- gross per month (pay scale 11) based on fulltime employment in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Depending on qualifications, you may start at the appropriate step in scale 10 until you fully meet the requirements for scale 11 as specified by the Faculty of Humanities, particularly with regard to the number of years of relevant work experience.

Leiden University offers an attractive benefits package with additional holiday (8%) and end-of-year bonuses (8.3 %). Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break. For more information see the website.

Fostering an inclusive community is a central element of the values and vision of Leiden University. Leiden University is committed to becoming an inclusive community which enables all students and staff to feel valued and respected and to develop their full potential. Diversity in experiences and perspectives enriches our teaching and strengthens our research. High quality teaching and research is inclusive.

Enquiries can be made to Dr. Tijmen Pronk, Director of Education of LUCL, e-mail odlucl@hum.leidenuniv.nl. For practical questions, please contact the Institute Manager, Maarit van Gammeren, e-mail m.s.k.van.gammeren@hum.leidenuniv.nl.

Please submit your application online no later than 1 March 2024 via the blue button in our application system. Your application should include:

  • A CV including education and employment history, publications, and courses taught;
  • Names, positions, and email addresses of two referees (no reference letters at this point).

Enquiries from agencies are not appreciated.

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