Vacante: Universidad de Nimega. Senior Lecturer in Hispanic and Hispanic-American Literature and Culture

Deadline 15 May


As a lecturer in Hispanic and Hispanic-American Literature and Culture, you will be part of the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures and will provide Bachelor-level education in the Romance Languages and Cultures study programme, in particular lectures on Modern Hispanic and Hispanic-American Literature and Culture. Furthermore, you may be expected to participate in the Department’s language proficiency education. You will also assist students with writing theses/projects, carry out support activities and actively contribute to the improvement and further development of the curriculum of the Hispanic and Hispanic-American Literature and Culture study programme.


  • You should hold a doctoral degree (PhD) in Hispanic Culture and/or Literature.
  • You have demonstrable experience with providing university education in the field of Hispanic culture and/or literature at different levels and with supervising Bachelor’s and Master’s theses.
  • You have experience with teaching to non-native speakers at an academic level.
  • You are capable and willing to make an active contribution to the improvement and further development of the curriculum of the Hispanic and Hispanic-American Literature and Culture study programme.
  • You are capable and willing to carry out educational support tasks at the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures.
  • You hold a Dutch university teaching qualification (BKO), or are willing to obtain one within an agreed time.
  • You have native or near-native skills in the Spanish language and preferably also in the Dutch language (written and spoken).
  • You are proficient in English at Cambridge Certificate level C2 or are willing to develop this proficiency within one year.
  • You possess the following key competences: conceptual thinking, social awareness, presenting, result orientation and initiative.


Fixed-term contract: 1 year.

  • Employment: 12 – 20 hours per week.
  • A maximum gross monthly salary of € 4.978 based on a 38-hour working week (salary scale 11).
  • The exact salary depends on the candidate’s qualifications and amount of relevant professional experience.
  • In addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus.
  • Duration of the contract: 1 year.
  • The intended start date is 1 August 2020.
  • You will be able to make use of our Dual Career Service: our Dual Career Officer will assist with family-related support, such as child care, and help your partner prepare for the local labour market and with finding an occupation.
  • Are you interested in our excellent employment conditions?


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Faculteit der Letteren

The Faculty of Arts employs over 500 academic and support staff in the fields of history and art, languages and cultures, linguistics and communication. Research is embedded in two faculty research institutes: the Centre for Language Studies (CLS) and the Radboud Institute for Culture and History (RICH). The faculty currently enrols some 2,400 students in three departments: the department of History, Art History and Classics, the department of Modern Languages and Cultures, and the department of Language and Communication. We want to be a diverse and inclusive organisation, which is why we aim to create a culturally diverse staff.


For more information about this vacancy, please contact:
Brigitte Adriaensen, Professor
Tel.: +31 24 361 10 69