LINGUIST List 24.3042

Fri Jul 26 2013

Jobs: English; English Linguistics: Full Professor, Saarland University

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 19-Jul-2013
From: Astrid Fellner <>
Subject: English; English Linguistics: Full Professor, Saarland University, Saarland, Germany
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University or Organization: Saarland UniversityDepartment: Department of EnglishJob Location: Saarland, GermanyWeb Address: Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: English linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The English Department in the Faculty of Linguistics, Literary and Cultural Studies (Humanities II) at Saarland University invites applications for a tenured full professor position (pay scale W3) in English philology - linguistics.

The successful candidate will be responsible for academic duties in research and teaching in the entire field of English linguistics. A focus on one or more core areas of present-day English linguistics is desirable. Applicants will be required to contribute to all courses of study offered by the English department (BA, MA, teacher training). Candidates are also expected to contribute actively, both in teaching and research, to the university’s research priorities, especially its focus on Europe. They are required to have experience in the acquisition of outside funding and in university self-governing. Cooperation with partners in the Greater Region SaarLorLux will be supported in the framework of the “University of the Greater Region” (with the partner universities University of Luxembourg, University of Liège, University of Lorraine, University of Kaiserslautern and University of Trier, with a total of around 115,000 students and 6,000 teachers and researchers).

Applicants must have a university degree and a doctorate as well as a habilitation or equivalent research in the post-doctoral phase. A working knowledge of German is expected.

Applicants are requested to submit their applications, together with copies of academic degree certificates, a list of academic publications, an academic CV and a record of their teaching experience. Please submit your application including your home address (telephone and email) by quoting the reference number W729 to

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