Vacature: Assistent Professor Zweeds – Universiteit Gent

Nordom wil graag een vacature delen die ons onder ogen is gekomen en interessant kan zijn voor onze alumni of andere belangstellenden.

Universiteit Gent zoekt een assistent professor in Zweedse taalkunde en taalvaardigheid, die met ingang van 1 september 2024 zal beginnen. De vacature staat open tot 7 maart. Gezien de Engelstalige vacature ons heeft bereikt, plaatsen wij die hieronder. Op de website van Universiteit Gent is echter ook Nederlandse informatie beschikbaar, die je hier kunt vinden.

Vacancy: Assistant Professor in Swedish linguistics and language proficiency at Ghent University

Starting from 1 September 2024, a part-time (80%) mandate of (Tenure Track) assistant professor is vacant in the Linguistics department of the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, with a specialization in Swedish linguistics and language proficiency. The mandate includes academic education, scientific research and academic service in the domain of Swedish linguistics and language proficiency.

The selected candidate will teach various course units in the discipline of Linguistics, more specifically Swedish linguistics and language proficiency and carry out research within these domains.

We are seeking candidates who possess:

 – Outstanding academic research in linguistics, more specifically Swedish linguistics and language proficiency, reflected in high-quality publications in peer-reviewed academic journals and peer-reviewed books 

– Native or near-native command of Swedish – PhD in Linguistics (all fields) 

– Two years of post-doctoral experience on 1 September 2024. The period of two years starts on the date when the required diploma was awarded. 

– The ability to initiate, supervise and acquire the necessary funding for academic research 

– Didactic skills to teach university students to develop academic competences International mobility, positively evaluated experience in provided or organized academic lecturing, professionalization of education and experience with digital skills and recent methods for linguistic research are considered assets.

All information about the position, including how to apply, is found here.

Deadline for applications is 7th March, 2024, 23.59, Central European Time

For further information regarding this vacancy, please contact Professor Claudia Crocco (Claudia.Crocco at, +32 (0)9 2649592) Head of the Department of Linguistics.