Teaching assistant department Linguistics

Ghent University
September 21, 2023
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→ Apply until 05/09/2023 (DD/MM/YYYY) 23:59 (Brussels time) → Faculty of Arts and Philosophy → Department LW06 - Linguistics → AAP temporary appointment - 10% → Number of openings: 1 → Reference number: 202306/LW06/PA/002


Ghent University is a world of its own. Employing more than 8,000 people, it is actively involved in education and research, management and administration, and technical and social services on a daily basis. It is one of the largest, most exciting employers in the area and offers great career opportunities. With each of its 11 faculties and more than 100 departments offering state-of- the-art study programs that are grounded in research in a wide range of academic fields, Ghent University is a logical choice for its employees as well as its students.


  • Assistance in the practice-based teaching at the Department of Linguistics, section of Scandinavian studies (organization, guidance and evaluation of practical exercises and seminars), specifically for Norwegian.
  • Supervision and assessment of papers, research assignments and master theses.
  • Collaboration to the internal and external services of the Department of Linguistics, (support in) the organization of conferences and public events, representation at Sid-Ins (etc.).

  • You hold a Master degree in Linguistics and literature, Historical Linguistics and Literature, Comparative Modern Literature with specialization in Scandinavian studies, or an equivalent degree. For diplomas awarded outside the European Union, a certificate of equivalence (NARIC) must be submitted. The degree requirements need to be fulfilled at the start of your appointment.
  • You are involved in other professional activities and/or you have demonstrable experience that may contribute to the quality of the practice-based teaching at the department.
  • You have excellent (near-native) oral and written proficiency in Norwegian, as well as good communication and editorial skills in Norwegian.
  • You have experience in guiding students.

  • We offer you a 1 year appointment, which will not be renewed. Attention : You cannot be appointed for a cumulative percentage of more than 30% as a Teaching Assistant at Ghent University.
  • Your appointment will start on 1 October 2023 at the earliest.
  • Your remuneration will be determined according to salary scale AAP3. More information about our salary scales.
  • All Ghent University staff members enjoy a number of benefits, such as a wide range of training and education opportunities, 36 days of paid leave (per year for a full-time employment), bicycle commuting reimbursement, ecocheques, etc. A complete overview of all our fringe benefits (in Dutch).

    Apply online through the e-recruitment system before the application deadline (see above). We do not accept late applications or applications that are not sent through the online system.

    Your application must include the following documents:

  • In the field ‘Cv' : your cv in pdf format
  • In the field ‘Cover Letter' : your application letter in pdf format
  • In the field ‘Diploma' : a transcript of the required degree (if already in your possession). If you have a foreign diploma in a language other than our national languages (Dutch, French or German) or English, please add a translation in one of the mentioned languages.
  • In the field ‘Certificate of equivalence' : only for diplomas awarded outside the European Union a certificate of equivalence (NARIC) must be submitted. (This can be requested via www. naricvlaanderen.be/en). For diplomas awarded in the UK before January 31st of 2020, a certificate of equivalence is not required.
  • Note that the maximum file size for each field is 10 MB.

    As Ghent University maintains an equal opportunities and diversity policy, everyone is encouraged to apply for this position.


    For more information about this vacancy, please contact Prof. C. Crocco ([email protected] +32 9/2649592).

    Do you have a question regarding the online application process? Please read our FAQ or contact helpdesk ([email protected] - tel. 09/264 98 98)

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