LINGUIST List 23.2618

Wed Jun 06 2012

Jobs: Romance; General Ling: Junior Professorship, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Editor for this issue: Svetlana Tchistiakova <>

Date: 06-Jun-2012
From: Ulrich Detges <>
Subject: Romance; General Linguistics: Junior Professorship, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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University or Organization: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Department: Faculty of Language and Literature Studies Job Location: Munich, Germany Web Address:
Job Rank: Junior Professorship

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): French (fra)
                            Italian (ita)                             Portuguese (por)                             Spanish (spa)                             Romance

The Faculty of Languages and Literature Studies of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) invites applications for a Junior Professorship (W1) (for aperiod of three years) in Romance Philology (Linguistics) commencing on 1October 2012.

The primary tasks of the successful candidate include research and teachingin central areas of Romance linguistics.

The position is a fixed-term professorship for the duration of three years.Pending a positive evaluation, the position may be extended by anotherperiod of three years. A conversion to an indefinite position (tenure track) isnot possible.

Prerequisites for this position are a university degree, teaching skills atuniversity level and an aptitude for an academic career, usually evidenced bythe excellent quality of a doctoral degree. If the applicant was employed as aresearch assistant either before or after obtaining the doctoral degree, theentire duration of the period of employment and of the doctoral degree shouldnot exceed six years.

The LMU is an equal opportunity employer and aims to increase the numberof female faculty members. Therefore, applications from female candidatesare explicitly encouraged. Disabled candidates with essentially equalqualifications will be given preference.

The LMU supports dual career couples.

Please submit your application comprising a curriculum vitae, documentationof academic degrees and certificates as well as a list of publications to thefollowing address no later than 15 July 2012:

Dean of the Faculty of Languages and Literature StudiesLudwig-Maximilians-UniversitätGeschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, 80539 Munich, Germany

Application Deadline: 15-Jul-2012 Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Ulrich Detges LMU München Institur für Romanische Philologie Ludwigstr. 25 Munich, Bavaria 80802 Germany Contact Information:
Dr. Ulrich Detges Email:

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