LINGUIST List 26.5424

Fri Dec 04 2015

Jobs: General Linguistics; Typology: Full Professor, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

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Date: 04-Dec-2015
From: Christine Dimroth <>
Subject: General Linguistics; Typology: Full Professor, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Münster (Westfalen), Germany
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University or Organization: Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Department: Philologie
Job Location: Münster (Westfalen), Germany
Web Address:
Job Title: General and Comparative Linguistics

Job Rank: Full Professor; W3

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Typology


The Faculty of Humanities of Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster invites applications for a level W3 professorship in General and Comparative Linguistics.

The successful candidate will be required to link research and teaching in the field of General Linguistics to the other disciplines in the faculty and is expected to be knowledgeable in methods and theories of empirical research using linguistic data as well as have research experience with a non-Indo-European language. The candidate will also be responsible for the design and implementation of an MA Linguistics program in cooperation with the other disciplines in the Faculty.

Candidates will need to be able to teach also in English with a focus on cross-language perspectives and contribute to both the courses of study offered within the Faculty of Humanities and the Graduate School "Empirical and Applied Linguistics".

Candidates are required to have (i) completed an excellent doctoral thesis on a relevant subject of interest, (ii) accomplished additional scholarly credentials, typically achieved during a period of employment as research fellow, junior professor or through a habilitation, (iii) experience in academic teaching.

The University of Münster is an equal opportunity employer. Applications of women are strongly encouraged and will receive special attention as far as legal restrictions permit. Applications of disabled persons will be given preferential treatment to those of other candidates with equal qualifications.

For more information, please check the application URL below.

Applicants are requested to submit their application (an academic CV, a record of their teaching experience, a list of academic publications, and copies of academic degree certificates). Applications must be sent not later than 15 January 2016 to the following address:

Dekan des Fachbereichs 09-Philologie der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität
Prof. Dr. Christoph Strosetzki
Schlaunstraße 2
48143 Münster

Application Deadline: 15-Jan-2016
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Dr. Christoph Strosetzki
Schlaunstraße 2
Münster D-48143
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Christine Dimroth

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