LINGUIST List 27.4372

Fri Oct 28 2016

Support: English; General Linguistics / Germany

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 27-Oct-2016
From: Holger Diessel <>
Subject: English; General Linguistics: PhD, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany
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Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

Duties: Research,Teaching

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The English Department of the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena invites applications for a PhD position (TVL-E13) in the area of English linguistics. The position is initially restricted to three years, but renewable.

The candidate must have an MA in English Linguistics or an equivalent degree (e.g. General Linguistics). The position involves work towards a PhD in English Linguistics, participation in the department’s research activities, and a teaching load of one class per semester. The language of instruction is English.

The candidate should have some experience in corpus linguistics and a background in usage-based linguistics. Information about the department can be found here:

Candidates should send their application by email to Simone Bahlmann-Schulze (email: Alternatively, they can send their application by regular mail to the address below. Applications should include a CV, an application letter indicating research interests and background, copy of diploma, and two letters of reference.

The position is to be filled on April 1, 2017. Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 19th, 2016; but later applications will be considered until the position has been filled.

The Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Applications Deadline: 19-Dec-2016

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Prof. Holger Diessel
        Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Institut für Anglistik/Amerikanistik
        Ernst-Abbe-Platz 8
        Jena 07743

Contact Information:
        Prof Holger Diessel

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