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LINGUIST List 24.3607

Mon Sep 16 2013

Support: Language Acquisition, Psycholinguistics/Germany

Editor for this issue: Caylen Cole-Hazel <caylenlinguistlist.org>

Date: 14-Sep-2013
From: Holger Hopp <hhopprumms.uni-mannheim.de>
Subject: PhD Student, University of Mannheim, Germany
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Institution/Organization: University of Mannheim
Department: English
Web Address: http://www.anglistik.uni-mannheim.de/startseite/index.html

Level: PhD

Duties: Research,Teaching

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics


Description:

The Department of English at the University of Mannheim (Germany) offers with immediate effect
- Two doctoral/post-doc positions in psycholinguistics/multilingualism (67%, TVL-E13)
- One doctoral/PhD position in psycholinguistics/language acquisition (50%, TVL-E13)

The positions are at the rank of “Akademische/r Mitarbeiter/in” (TV-L E13, 67% for (A) or 50% for (B)) for one year, with the option of extensions up to four years in total after successful evaluations of progress at the end of the first year. The salary ranges from 20k to 23k Euros (50%) and 27k to 30k Euros (67%) per year depending on the applicant’s experience.

We are looking for candidates with backgrounds and interests in (second or third) language acquisition, the psycholinguistics of multilingualism, e.g. lexical, cognitive and grammatical processing as well as related areas.

The department has experimental facilities including reaction-time computers as well as stationary and remote eye-trackers. Further information about the department can be found at http://www.anglistik.uni-mannheim.de.

In addition to pursuing their PhD or research projects, the successful candidates will teach two English-language 90-minute seminar courses in each 14-week semester.

Applicants should:
- Have an excellent MA degree or equivalent in hand in a subject related to the PhD project
- Have advanced German and English skills
- Demonstrable teaching and research experience

Applications should include a CV, copies of all previous degrees including transcripts of records, a letter of motivation, and the names of two academic referees. Interviews may start at any time and will continue until the positions have been filled.

The University of Mannheim is an equal opportunities employer. Preference will be given to applicants with disabilities provided they have the same qualifications. The University of Mannheim strives to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore encourages qualified women to apply.

Applications should be sent as pdf attachments electronically to the contact email provided.

Application Deadline: 30-Sep-2013

Mailing Address for Applications:
Attn: Holger Hopp
Department of English Linguistics, University of Mannheim
Schloss, EW 266
Mannheim 68131
Germany

Contact Information:
Holger Hopp
hhopprumms.uni-mannheim.de
Phone:+49-621-1813160
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