LINGUIST List 23.3183

Wed Jul 25 2012

Jobs: German; General Ling; German Ling: Full Prof, University of Konstanz

Editor for this issue: Svetlana Tchistiakova <>

Date: 25-Jul-2012
From: Maribel Romero <>
Subject: German; General Linguistics; German Linguistics: Full Professor, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
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University or Organization: University of Konstanz Department: Department of Linguistics Job Location: Konstanz, Germany Web Address:
Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; German Linguistics

Required Language(s): German (deu)


The University of Konstanz belongs to the universities in Germany whose"Future concepts for top-class research at universities" is promoted within theframework of the Excellence Initiative of the German federal and stategovernments.

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Konstanz invitesapplications for a W3-Professorship in General and German Linguistics to befilled by April 1, 2013.

The successful candidate should be able to cover German Linguistics in itsentire breadth. His/Her field of expertise should include at least one of thecore areas in Linguistics (Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics orPragmatics), with a secondary specialization in another area, such asPsycholinguistics, Historical Linguistics, Corpus Linguistics, etc.

Teaching and examination duties include all the programs in GeneralLinguistics as well as the philological majors (Bachelor, Master, Lehramt) atall curricular levels, including PhD. Teaching and examination in the Germansection is especially important.

We are looking for candidates whose expertise is demonstrated, for example,by publications in established linguistic journals, important monographs,invited conference papers, fellowships and awards (i.e., academicperformance at least equivalent to a German "Habilitation").

Cooperation with existing and planned research proposals at the departmentis expected. Information on the research and teaching environment atKonstanz is available from:

The University of Konstanz is an equal opportunity employer and aims toincrease the number of women in research and teaching. The University ofKonstanz encourages disabled persons to apply; they will be givenpreference if appropriately qualified. The University of Konstanz has beencertified by the Hertie Foundation to be a family-friendly institution. TheUniversity is committed to further the compatibility of work and family life.

The University of Konstanz supports a "Dual Career Program". Informationcan be obtained from:

Applications including a CV, a list of publications, a record of teachingexperience, photocopies of academic degree certificates as well as acompleted submission form (see reference to Job Offer No. 2012 / 137 must reach the head of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Konstanz at the latest by September 14th,2012. The application documents will be processed electronically and will not be returned. For further information, please contact via

Application Deadline: 14-Sep-2012 Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Hinz Universit├Ąt Konstanz Geisteswissenschaftliche Sektion Fach 8 Konstanz 78457 Germany Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Maribel Romero Email: Phone: +497531 88 2728

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