LINGUIST List 28.1391

Tue Mar 21 2017

Jobs: German; Historical Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Full Professor, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <clarelinguistlist.org>


Date: 20-Mar-2017
From: Karin Pittner <karin.pittnerrub.de>
Subject: German; Historical Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Full Professor, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
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University or Organization: Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Department: Germanistisches Institut
Job Location: Bochum, Germany
Job Title: Full professor of German linguistics (W3)

Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Required Language(s): German (deu)

Description:

Position of a full professor (W3) of German Linguistics with special focus on the history of German/Historical Linguistics

The department of German at the Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany, invites applications for the position of a full professor (W3) of German Linguistics with a special focus on the history of German/Historical Linguistics (successor of Prof. Klaus-Peter Wegera). The position involves both teaching and research in German linguistics. The research will focus on language history, language change and synchronic variation of German. Willingness to cooperate with Medieval Studies and the Department of Linguistics (for instance in the area of Digital Humanities) is expected. An empirical orientation towards corpus linguistics is desired. The teaching will
include courses for the B.A. and M.A. programmes in German studies as well as for the M.Ed. programme for training teachers of German.

A positively assessed junior professorship or other research qualifications (Habilitation or equivalent academic achievements) and evidence of special aptitude for academic teaching are required as well as a willingness to take part in the university’s academic self-administration. Additional requirements include:
- a high level of commitment to teaching
- readiness to participate in interdisciplinary academic work
- willingness and ability to acquire research funding

The Ruhr-Universität Bochum is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications by women and by disabled persons.

Complete applications with CV, certificates of academic degrees, lists of publications, courses taught and of research projects funded should be sent to the Dekan der Fakultät für Philologie der Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Prof. Dr. Bernd Bastert, D-44780 Bochum, no later than 10th of May 2017.

Application Deadline: 10-May-2017
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Dr. Bernd Bastert
Dekan der Fakultät für Philologie der Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Bochum D-44780
Germany
Contact Information:
Prof. Karin Pittner
Email: karin.pittnerrub.de

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