LINGUIST List 16.448

Mon Feb 14 2005

Jobs: Syntax: Lecturer, University of Bielefeld

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        1.    Gerhard Jaeger, Syntax: Lecturer, University of Bielefeld, Germany

Message 1: Syntax: Lecturer, University of Bielefeld, Germany

Date: 14-Feb-2005
From: Gerhard Jaeger <>
Subject: Syntax: Lecturer, University of Bielefeld, Germany

University or Organization: University of Bielefeld
Department: Department for Linguistics and Literature
Job Rank: Lecturer
Specialty Areas: Syntax; Comparative Grammar, Typology, Theoretical Linguistics


The Department of Linguistics and Literature at the University of Bielefeld has
an opening for the position of a lecturer in Theoretical Linguistics/Syntax.

The successful candidate will have a background in syntax. A specialization in
declarative theories like LFG or HPSG is desirable. Additional qualification in
typology or comparative grammar will be considered a plus.

The earliest starting date for the position is October 1, 2005. The position is
temporary and limited to a period of six years (subject to the restrictions of
the German Hochschulrahmengesetz).

Duties for the position include teaching of syntax and crosslinguistic studies.
The teaching load is two courses (90 minutes per week each) per semester.

The position is at the rank of 'Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter' (M.A. or
equivalent required; Ph.D. or equivalent preferred). The salary is determined by
the German civil servants payscale (Verguetungsgruppe BAT IIa) and amounts to
approximately 42.000 Euro per year. The exact salary amount varies depending on
age and marital status.

Applications should include CV and an outline of teaching and research
experience/interests. Names and addresses of two references would be helpful.
Applications should be sent by mail or email to the address below.

Applications received by March 31, 2005 will receive full consideration,
although interviews may start at any time and will continue until the position
has been filled.

Disabled applicants will be preferred when having the same qualification. The
University of Bielefeld strives to increase the proportion of women in research
and teaching, and therefore encourages qualified female scholars to apply.

Address for Applications:

Prof. Gerhard Jaeger
Universitaet Bielefeld
Fakultaet fuer Linguistik und Literaturwissenschaft
PF 10 01 31
D-33501 Bielefeld

Application Deadline: 31-Mar-2005

Contact Information:

Prof. Gerhard Jaeger
Phone: +49-521-106-3576
Fax: +49-521-106-2996

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