LINGUIST List 12.2215

Mon Sep 10 2001

Jobs: Generalist/History of English Prof, Germany

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  1. Prof.Dr.Gerd Hentschel, Generalist/History of English Professor, Oldenburg, Germany

Message 1: Generalist/History of English Professor, Oldenburg, Germany

Date: 10 Sep 2001 15:43:05 -0000
From: Prof.Dr.Gerd Hentschel <>
Subject: Generalist/History of English Professor, Oldenburg, Germany

Rank of Job: Full Professor (tenured)
Areas Required: Linguistics
Other Desired Areas: History of English
University or Organization: University of Oldenburg
Department: English
State or Province: Lower Saxony
Country: Germany
Final Date of Application: in Oldenburg by 22Oct2001
Contact: Prof. Dr. Gerd Hentschel

Address for Applications:
Universitaet Oldenburg, FB 11
26111 Oldenburg

The Faculty of Linguistics and Literary Studies at the Carl von
Ossietzky University of Oldenburg (Germany) invites applications for the
following permanent post:

Professor of English Linguistics

The position is available from 1 October 2002 (salary scale C4 BbesG).
The post description runs "English Language including Theory and History
of the Language".

The responsibilities of this post include: teaching and examining at all
levels in the English Department; establishing and prosecuting research
projects to embrace systematic and historical linguistics; departmental
and Faculty administration.

The successful applicant should have a strong and extensive record in
both research (at least equivalent to the German "Habilitation") and
teaching at university level, including: historical linguistics; a
specialization in grammatical description of English and grammar theory;
historical and systematic language analysis integrated with the theory
of language change and its methodology. Applicants must be fluent in
English and should have a sound working knowledge of German.

As the University of Oldenburg and the University of Bremen have
formalized working agreements, the successful applicant should be
prepared to contribute to this cooperation.

The University of Oldenburg is an equal opportunities employer and
welcomes applications from qualified individuals, irrespective of race,
sex or disability.

Please address applications to 
The Dean, Fachbereich 11, 
Carl von Ossietzky Universitaet Oldenburg, 
D-26111 Oldenburg, 

Include a curriculum vitae, along with copies of degree certificates,
also a list of courses taught and a list of publications. The
applications must have reached us by the date of Oct. 22th, 2001.

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