LINGUIST List 25.2992

Mon Jul 21 2014

Jobs: English; General Linguistics: Full Professor, TU-Dortmund, Dortmund

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Date: 21-Jul-2014
From: Ute Gerhard <>
Subject: English; General Linguistics: Full Professor, TU-Dortmund, Dortmund, NRW, Germany
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University or Organization: TU-Dortmund
Department: Department of English and American Studies
Job Location: Dortmund, NRW, Germany
Web Address:
Job Title: Professor of English Linguistics

Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


With more than 7,500 employees in research, teaching and administration and its unique profile, TU Dortmund University shapes prospects for the future. The cooperation between engineering and natural sciences as well as social and cultural studies promotes both technological innovations and progress in knowledge and methodology. It is not only the more than 31,500 students who benefit from this.

The Fakultät Kulturwissenschaften at TU Dortmund University invites applications for the position of
W3 Professorship - English Linguistics commencing 1st October, 2015. The successful applicant will teach and conduct research in the subject area.

Successful applicants should have international recognition and cover the field of English linguistics in its entirety, including theoretical and descriptive linguistics as well as diachronic and synchronic linguistics.

Excellent research performance and experience in raising research funds is required. Cooperation in interdisciplinary projects within and outside the Fakultät Kulturwissenschaften is expected. Working knowledge of German is desirable.

Successful applicants are required to teach and examine in all programs offered by the Department of English and American Studies.

It is assumed that the successful applicant will take on tasks of academic self-governance.

Preconditions for employment are specified in § 36 HG of the state of NRW.

TU Dortmund University strives to increase the number of women in academic research and therefore encourages women to apply. Disabled candidates with equal qualifications will be given preference.

TU Dortmund University supports the compatibility of family and work and promotes gender equality in the university community. TU Dortmund University is family-friendly and has been awarded the certificate audit familiengerechte Hochschule.

Please submit your application including a cover letter, curriculum vitae and other relevant documents in paper and electronic form (one PDF-file on a CD) within 4 weeks after the publication of this advertisement to the Dean of the Fakultät Kulturwissenschaften, Prof. Dr. Ute Gerhard at the application address below.

Application Deadline: 31-Aug-2014
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dekanin Prof. Dr. Ute Gerhard
Technische Universität Dortmund
Fakultät Kulturwissenschaften
Dortmund 44221
Contact Information:
Prof.Dr. Ute Gerhard
Phone: +49-231-755-2919
Fax: +49-231-755-2894

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