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LINGUIST List 19.342

Wed Jan 30 2008

Jobs: Spanish; French & Applied Linguistics: Professor, U Mannheim

Editor for this issue: Bethany Townsend <bethanylinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Bethany Townsend, Spanish; French & Applied Linguistics: Professor, Universität Mannheim, Germany


Message 1: Spanish; French & Applied Linguistics: Professor, Universität Mannheim, Germany
Date: 29-Jan-2008
From: Bethany Townsend <bethanylinguistlist.org>
Subject: Spanish; French & Applied Linguistics: Professor, Universität Mannheim, Germany
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University or Organization: Universität Mannheim
Department: Romance Studies
Job Location: Mannheim, Germany
Web Address: http://www.uni-mannheim.de/index.html
Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): French (fra)
                            Spanish (spa)

Description:

The following position at the Department of Romance Studies in the
Humanities Division of the University of Mannheim is to be filled at the
soonest possible date:

W3 Professor of Linguistics (Romance languages) and Media Studies

The successful applicant is to be responsible for linguistics in the
Romance languages (French, Spanish, with Italian being an extra asset) and
Media Studies in both research and teaching. Scholarly focal points are
intercultural communication, communication forms in media, speech analysis,
and text linguistics. Candidates are also expected to be able to cooperate
in a cultural studies module with a transnational orientation
(International Cultural Studies) and with the development of an
interdisciplinary course of studies leading to a master's degree, Language,
Communication, Media.

Requirements: an undergraduate university degree, pedagogical suitability,
a doctorate as well as additional scholarly achievements documented either
through further postdoctoral qualification (Habilitation) or comparable
scholarly work accomplished outside academia.

The legal basis for being called to a professorship is Paragraph 47 LHG
(the state law governing higher education) of the State of
Baden-Württemberg. The position can be tenured. According to state law and
the relevant contract agreement, those called for the first time to a
professorship initially serve for a three-year qualifying period.

The University of Mannheim places high value on intensive student mentoring
and advising and thus expects a highly visible presence on campus from its
teaching staff. In the interests of strengthening the university's regional
ties, it is further expected that the successful applicant is willing to
relocate to the area.

The University of Mannheim is committed to increasing the number of women
in research and teaching and thus explicitly encourages qualified female
scholars to apply. Preference will be given to severely disabled applicants
with equivalent suitability.

Applications with a curriculum vitae, notarized copies of degrees earned, a
list of publications and courses taught should be submitted by Prof. Dr.
Johannes Paulmann at the application address listed below.

Application Deadline: 22-Feb-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Dr. Johannes Paulmann
Dekan der Philosophischen Fakultät
Universität Mannheim
Schloss, Ehrenhof Ost EO 292
Mannheim 68131
Germany
Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Johannes Müller-Lancé
Email: mueller-lancephil.uni-mannheim.de
Phone: (0621) 181-2271



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