The Amsterdam Center for Language and Communication (ACLC) invites applications for a PhD position at the Faculty of Humanities, tenable from 1 September 2020 (4 years, 1 FTE). Deadline for applications is 31 March 2020.
ACLC is one of the six research schools/institutes under the aegis of the Amsterdam Institute for Humanities Research (AIHR). Each research school/institute covers an important research area within the faculty and has its own research programme. Research schools are the home base for PhD candidates, who interact with each other and with senior members in the research groups that make up the research school (for ACLC’s research groups, see our website).
The ACLC is home to more than 75 researchers and 40 PhD candidates, representing an inclusive research environment in which linguists with different theoretical convictions collaborate in combining multiple sources of evidence.
Tasks will include:
The PhD candidate at the Faculty of Humanities will be employed within ACLC. The employment contract will be for 4 years for 38 hours per week-1 FTE (including 0,2 teaching in the second and third years of the employment contract) under the terms of employment currently valid for the Faculty. Initially, a contract will be given for 16 months, with an extension for the following 32 months on the basis of a positive evaluation after 12 months. The starting date of the contract is 1 September 2020.
The salary for the position (based on a full-time contract) will be €2,325 during the first year (gross per month) and will reach €2,972 during the fourth year, in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities. The PhD candidate receives a tuition fee waiver and has free access to courses offered by the Graduate School of the Faculty of Humanities and the Dutch National Research Schools.
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The UvA is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritise diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.
AIHR wants to improve the diversity of its academic community with respect to ethnicity, gender, sexuality and class. Applications that contribute to this are particularly encouraged.
Your application should include the following:
Please supply this information in the order given above and submit your full application as one PDF file (please do not send multiple attachments), using your initials and surname as a file name, via the UvA Vacancies site. Please note that your application will not be taken into consideration if you send multiple files, and/or if your application is late and/or incomplete.
The deadline for applications is 31 March 2020.
The applications will be evaluated by a selection committee composed of representatives of the academic staff and a PhD researcher of ACLC. The committee will make a selection of candidates to invite for an interview in Amsterdam. The final selection will be made following the interviews.
|31 March 2020||Deadline submission applications|
|1 April||Applications are checked for completeness|
|Mid-April||Applicants are informed whether they are invited for an interview|
|Early/Mid-May||Interviews with candidates|
|End of May||Applicants informed about the result|
|1 Sep 2020||Applicants start PhD projects|
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