LINGUIST List 24.2331

Thu Jun 06 2013

Jobs: General Ling: Post Doc, Universität Tübingen

Editor for this issue: Caylen Cole-Hazel <>

Date: 06-Jun-2013
From: Sam Featherston <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Post Doc, Universität Tübingen, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany
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University or Organization: Universität TübingenDepartment: SFB 833Job Location: Baden-Wuerttemberg, GermanyWeb Address: http://www.sfb833.uni-tuebingen.deJob Rank: Post Doc

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The collaborative research center SFB 833 'Constructing Meaning' at theUniversity of Tübingen is offering a four year postdoctoral position for aCoordinator. The successful candidate will be a linguist with theinterpersonal skills necessary to manage a large-scale research project on aday-to-day basis and ideally some administrative experience.

The coordinator is responsible to the Speaker of the SFB and to the ExecutiveCommittee, who take the strategic decisions in the management of the SFB'sresearch program. The role of the coordinator is to facilitate internalcommunications both between projects and from management bodies down tosub projects, and to organize most collective functions and events. Forexample, the coordinator will help individual projects and researchers tointegrate their work into the collaborative research center's activities, toorganize conferences and workshops, and to support the speaker and secretary'soffice in all administrative work concerning the SFB.

Since the working language of the SFB and the administration of the universityis German, a very good knowledge of German is essential in this post.Candidates who can offer a research specialism close to the concerns of theSFB will be at an advantage.

The salary and conditions of the post are at point E13 on the public TV-L payscale, which is standard for postdocs. Applications should include CV, anoutline of research and administrative experience, as well as names andaddresses of up to three references. Applications should be sent by mail or bye-mail to the address below.

The position is to be filled as soon as possible. Applications received byJune 24, 2013 will receive full consideration, although interviews may startat any time and will continue until the position has been filled. Thesuccessful candidate will be employed by the central universityadministration.

Disabled applicants will be preferred if they have the same qualifications asnon-disabled applicants. The University of Tübingen strives to increase theproportion of women in highly qualified academic positions, and thereforeencourages qualified female academics to apply.

Application Deadline: 24-Jun-2013Mailing Address for Applications: Sam Featherston University of Tübingen SFB 833 Nauklerstr. 35 Tübingen 72074 GermanyEmail Address for Applications: Phone: +49 7071 29 77154

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