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Fri Feb 18 2011

Jobs: English; Historical Ling: Research Asst, Ruprecht-Karls-U

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        1.     Beatrix Busse , English; Historical Linguistics: Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany

Message 1: English; Historical Linguistics: Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany
Date: 18-Feb-2011
From: Beatrix Busse <beatrix.busseas.uni-heidelberg.de>
Subject: English; Historical Linguistics: Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany
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University or Organization: Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Department: English Department
Job Location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Web Address: http://www.as.uni-heidelberg.de
Job Rank: Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in

Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Diachronic Linguistics; Stylistics


Description:

The English Department of the Ruprecht-Karls Universität Heidelberg (Chair
of English Linguistics, Prof. Dr. Beatrix Busse) offers a position as
wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in (TV-L E13, 50%) for a doctoral student
or a post-doctoral assistant.

The candidate should have completed a degree in English studies or
(English) linguistics. Research fields and research interests preferably
include at least one of the following areas: diachronic (English)
linguistics, language change, (historical) pragmatics, (historical)
sociolinguistics, corpus linguistics or stylistics.
The candidate is expected to develop his/her own research project leading
to a dissertation or, for post-docs, a German Habilitation. Among the
candidate's professional assignments will be his/her participation in
ongoing research projects and one course (1,5 hours a week) taught each
semester.

Fluency in English and at least basic proficiency in German as well as
computer literacy are required. The candidate should also be willing and
able to work in a team.

Salary is on the German scale TV-L E13, 50%. The position is for three
years, with a possible extension. The earliest starting date is April 1, 2011.

Applications should include the following:

1. Cover letter outlining interest in the position and academic goals
2. CV including information about education, related work and about
volunteer experience
3. A short outline of proposed research during the position (in English)
4. Writing sample (e.g. examination thesis or doctoral thesis; if not
written in English then please provide an additional one-page summary)

Application Deadline: 04-Mar-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Dr. Beatrix Busse
Anglistisches Seminar
Kettengasse 12
Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg 69117
Germany
Email Address for Applications: beatrix.busseas.uni-heidelberg.de
Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Beatrix Busse
Email: beatrix.busseas.uni-heidelberg.de
Phone: +49 6221 543083

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