Stadt: Antwerpen, Belgien

Frist: 2016-08-07

Beginn: 2017-01-01


The Faculty of Arts is seeking to fill the following part-time (70%) vacancy in the Department of Literature:

tenured academic staff in the area of Hispanic literature and language.

Job description

The assignment has a structural character in the three core activities of the tenured academic staff.
You will be assigned following lecturing duties: Hispanic Literature (3CR, 24 hrs.), Spanish Proficiency 2, level B1 (3CR, 24 hrs.), Spanish Literature (3CR, 24 hrs.), Literature and Culture: Spain (6CR, 45 hrs.)
You will conduct research in the area of Hispanic literature, preferably contemporary Spanish peninsular literature. Your research will be in line with the precepts of the research group “Literature and Modernity”
You will acquire and manage external funding (national and international).
You will be required to offer scientific services: among others you take part in initiatives that stimulate the study of Spanish in general

Profile and requirements

You hold a doctorate degree (PhD) in Hispanic literature, preferably contemporary Spanish peninsular literature
You have an excellent command of oral and written Spanish (near native)
You have experience with teaching literature and proficiency on an academic level
You have several years of postdoctoral experience or equivalent.
The focus in your teaching corresponds to the educational vision of the university.
Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy.
You have leadership skills (or the potential to develop them).
You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.
You can meet the statutory language requirements for both the knowledge of the teaching language and the administrative language, Dutch. The University of Antwerp provides the necessary support.

We offer

either a part-time position with a structural assignment as a lecturer, in a temporary appointment in the tenure track for a term of five years. This position will lead to an immediate permanent appointment as a senior lecturer if the performance is assessed favourably on the basis of previously fixed and publicly announced evaluation criteria.
or a part-time position with a structural assignment as a senior lecturer or higher, generally entailing a permanent appointment. In the case of a first appointment to the corps of academic personnel (ZAP), the university board may proceed to a temporary appointment for a period not exceeding three years. This position will lead to a permanent appointment if the performance is assessed favourably.
the date of appointment will be 1 January 2017;
a gross monthly salary ranging for lecturer from € 4.009,52 – € 5.910,19; and for senior lecturer from € 4.591,43 – € 7.213,07;
a dynamic and stimulating work environment.

How to apply?

Applications may only be submitted online, until the closing date 7 August 2016.
A pre-selection will be made from amongst the submitted applications. The remainder of the selection procedure is specific to the position and will be determined by the selection panel.
The interviews of the candidates, preselected by a selection panel, will take place on 21 September 2016.
More information about the application form can be obtained from Myra De Munck (Tel. +32 (0)3 265 32 24).
For questions about the profile and the description of duties, please contact Prof. Rita De Maeseneer (

The University of Antwerp is a family-friendly organization, with a focus on equal opportunities and diversity. Our HR-policy for researchers was awarded by the European Commission with the quality label ‘HR Excellence in research’.

Beitrag von: Rita De Maeseneer

Redaktion: Christof Schöch