LINGUIST List 25.4949

Sat Dec 06 2014

Jobs: Pragmatics; Semantics: Full Professor, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

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Date: 05-Dec-2014
From: Hedde Zeijlstra <>
Subject: Pragmatics; Semantics: Full Professor, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Lower Saxony, Germany
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University or Organization: Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Department: Seminar für Englische Philologie
Job Location: Göttingen, Lower Saxony, Germany
Web Address:
Job Title: W3 professorship in linguistics with a focus on semantics and pragmatics
Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Pragmatics; Semantics


The Faculty of Humanities at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen invites
applications for a level W3 professorship in linguistics with a focus on
semantics and pragmatics at the Department of English, starting 01.10.2015.

The successful candidate will be responsible for academic duties in the entire
range in linguistics with a research focus on semantics and/or pragmatics. We
especially seek a candidate with good knowledge of modern theoretical
developments in semantics and/or pragmatics and methodological experience in
obtaining and interpreting empirical data.

The formal requirements for an appointment as a tenured professor are in
accordance with the legislation of the State of Lower Saxony (§ 25,
Niedersächsisches Hochschulgesetz). Appointments will be made by the
university according to the laws of Lower Saxony. Details will be provided
upon request.

Candidates are required to have proven experience in academic teaching. A
Habilitation or equivalent qualification would be an asset. The ideal
applicant is able to cooperate in interdisciplinary research clusters,
specifically in the Courant Centre "Text Structures", and in the joint
linguistic research network “Language and Cognition”. The successful candidate
will also contribute to the development of linguistic curricula at the Faculty
of Humanities. Active participation in academic administration will be

For more information, please check the application URL below.

The University of Göttingen is an equal opportunity employer. Applications of
women are strongly encouraged and will receive special attention as far as
legal restrictions permit. Part-time employment is negotiable. Applications of
disabled persons will be given preferential treatment to those of other
candidates with equal qualifications. Researchers from abroad are specifically
invited for application.

Applicants are requested to submit their application, together with an
academic CV, a record of their teaching experience, a list of academic
publications, and copies of academic degree certificates as a single PDF file
within six weeks after the publication of this advertisement (by 09 January
2015) to the application e-mail address below. Applications should be
addressed to the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities: Dekan der Philosophischen
Fakultät der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Humboldtallee 17, 37073

Application Deadline: 09-Jan-2015

Email Address for Applications:
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Hedde Zeijlstra
Phone: +49 551 39 7566
Fax: +49 551 39 14651

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