LINGUIST List 22.4489

Wed Nov 09 2011

Jobs: Ling & Lit: Tandem-Fellowship, FRIAS Albert-Ludwigs-U Freiburg

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        1.     Gesa von Essen , Linguistics & Literature: Junior or Senior Tandem-Fellowship, FRIAS Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany


Message 1: Linguistics & Literature: Junior or Senior Tandem-Fellowship, FRIAS Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany
Date: 08-Nov-2011
From: Gesa von Essen <gesa.von-essenfrias.uni-freiburg.de>
Subject: Linguistics & Literature: Junior or Senior Tandem-Fellowship, FRIAS Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany
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University or Organization: FRIAS Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg Department: School of Language & Literature Job Location: Freiburg, Germany Web Address: http://www.frias.uni-freiburg.de
Job Rank: Junior or Senior Tandem-Fellowship

Specialty Areas: Ling & Literature


Description:

The Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) is the collaborativeresearch college of the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg; it was founded in2007 and is funded by the federal and state governments' ExcellenceInitiative.

The fellowship is open to teams of one linguist and one literary scholar whocollaborate on an innovative research project in the productive interfacebetween linguistics and literature, seek to broaden relevant methodological-theoretical horizons or want to contribute in other ways to the deepening ofthe exchange between linguistics and literary studies. Both establishedscientists and junior researchers are eligible; applicants must have completedat least a doctoral degree. Applicants with an international background areespecially welcome. This offer is subject to the University of Freiburg'ssuccess in the second round of the Excellence Initiative.

Both winning applicants will be appointed as FRIAS Fellows, with all rightsand responsibilities, for a time period of 4-6 months; residence in Freiburg ismandatory, and visible and regular presence at the School is expected.Professors receive a Senior Research Fellowship, and junior researchers aJunior Research Fellowship. The fellowship will be awarded according toindividual agreement and - within the upper limits - according to the principle"no loss, no gain." Under certain conditions FRIAS can finance teachingreplacements at the Fellows' home universities.

The Tandem-Fellowship recipients' project is incorporated into theinterdisciplinary research context of FRIAS and the School of Language &Literature (http://www.frias.uni-freiburg.de); additionally, it should display ahigh level of scientific ingenuity. Means will be provided for organizing aconference on the tandem group's linguistic-literary topic; subject to apositive peer review, publication of the research results in the FRIAS bookseries linguae & litterae (De Gruyter, Berlin/New York) is possible. TheInstitute offers Fellows well-equipped workplaces and personal researchsupport; comfortable residence is provided in the Freiburg UniversityGuesthouse.

Only electronic applications, including CVs, lists of publications and a briefresearch proposal (junior researchers should also provide three addresses ofreferees), will be accepted.

The position is limited to six months. The university seeks to increase thenumber of participating women and strongly encourages qualified women toapply.

Application Deadline: 15-Feb-2012 Email Address for Applications: gesa.von-essenfrias.uni-freiburg.de Contact Information:
Dr. Gesa von Essen Email: gesa.von-essenfrias.uni-freiburg.de Phone: 0049 761 203 97397 Fax: 0049 761 203 97420

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