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Job Announcement: University of Trier

English; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Applied Linguistics: Full Professor, University of Trier, Trier, Germany

Employer: University of Trier
Department of English
Job Location: Trier, Germany
Title: Professor of English Linguistics (W3)
Rank: Full Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Language Specialty: English
LL Issue: 24.2984
Date Submitted: 22-Jul-2013
Job Description: The faculty of Language, Literature and Media Studies, Department of English, is seeking to appoint a Professor of English Linguistics (W3)

The successful appointee will teach and engage in research in the area of English linguistics, with an emphasis on linguistic theory and empirical approaches to the analysis of language (e.g. corpus linguistics, experimental methods). Experience in the field of teacher training (e.g. in the areas of SLA and/or TESOL) is an advantage.

Expected starting date: 01/10/2014.

The requirements for appointment at the professorial level are regulated in accordance with paragraph 49 of the Higher Education Act of Rhineland-Palatinate. Specifically, candidates are required to provide proof of pedagogical aptitude and an excellent academic track record.

Although the teaching language in the Department is English, the language of the Faculty is German. Successful candidates should, as a minimum, commit to acquiring a good working knowledge of German within two years of taking up their post.

The state of Rhineland-Palatinate and the University of Trier have a policy on mentoring that requires academic teaching staff to be regularly present on campus. The University of Trier is committed to equal opportunities in employment, in particular to increasing the number of women in senior academic positions. Women are therefore encouraged to apply. Among equally qualified applicants, disabled candidates will be given preference.

Applications accompanied by a CV, together with copies of certificates, a list of publications, courses taught and planned, and a list of five publications that the applicant considers to be their most important contributions to the field, should be sent to Herrn Prof. Dr. Ulrich Port at the application address below.

Closing date: 30.08.2013

Please do not enclose your application in folders of any kind and ensure you do not provide certified copies of any supporting documentation as these cannot be returned and will be destroyed at the end of the application process.
Application Deadline: 30-Aug-2013
Application Address: Ulrich  Port , Herrn Prof. Dr.
Dekan des Fachbereichs II der Universität Trier
Trier    54286
Contact Information: Prof. Sebastian  Hoffmann
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