LINGUIST List 25.2204

Mon May 19 2014

Support: English, General Linguistics, Text/Corpus Linguistics, Typology / Germany

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 17-May-2014
From: Holger Diessel <>
Subject: English, General Linguistics, Text/Corpus Linguistics, Typology: PhD Student, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany
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Department: Department of English/American Studies
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

Duties: Research,Teaching

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Typology
English Linguistics


The English Department of the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena invites applications for a PhD position in the area of English linguistics. The position is initially restricted to two years, but renewable.

- All applicants must hold an MA in English Linguistics or an equivalent degree.
- The ideal candidate would have some experience in Corpus Linguistics and a background/interest in Usage-Based Linguistics and/or Linguistic Typology.

Duties and Responsibilities
The position involves:
- work towards a PhD in English Linguistics;
- participation in the department’s research activities;
- a teaching load of one class per semester.
The language of instruction is English.

How to apply:
Candidates are requested to send their application including CV, application letter, and two letters of reference to Simone Bahlmann-Schulze (email:

The position is to be filled on October 1, 2014. Full consideration will be given to applications received by June 27th, 2014; however, later applications will be considered until the position has been filled.

Applications Deadline: 27-Jun-2014

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Prof Holger Diessel Ernst-Abbe-Platz 8 Jena 07743 Germany

Contact Information:
        Holger Diessel

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