LINGUIST List 28.387

Wed Jan 18 2017

Support: General Linguistics / Germany

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 18-Jan-2017
From: Inken Armbrust <>
Subject: General Linguistics: PhD, Tübingen University, Germany
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Department: RTG 1808 Ambiguity: Production and Perception
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: Tübingen University

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Call for Applications

In the interdisciplinary Research Training Group (RTG) 1808
“Ambiguity – Production and Perception”
Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen offers 4 PhD Positions (TV-L E13, 65%) from April 1, 2017 temporary employment for the first funding period until March 31, 2018 (a proposal for the extension of the funding is in preparation). The maximum period of employment is three years. As the University of Tübingen intends to increase the proportion of female employees in research and teaching, women are particularly encouraged to apply. The PhD-Students will be employed through the central administration of the University of Tübingen. Members of the research training group will be required to take their residence in Tübingen.

Application deadline: Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

Participating Disciplines:

English Literary Studies, English Linguistics, German Literary Studies, German Linguistics (including Psycholinguistics), Legal Studies, Classical Philology, Psychology, General Rhetoric, Romance Linguistics, Protestant Theology (New Testament).

Doctoral students will enjoy excellent conditions in an interdisciplinary environment and will participate in a systematically structured curriculum, comprising project-oriented guidance in small teams as well as activities of the entire Research Training Group, including a practice-based programme. A visiting researcher programme will enhance international cooperation and exchange.

For additional information see

Application proceedings:

Applications (in German or English) including informative documents, a cover letter, a research proposal (maximum 5 pages), signed CV, copies of earned university degrees and transcripts of individual grades as well as a letter of recommendation and the names and email addresses of two referees (university professors) are to be sent in digital form (one pdf document) by February 15, 2017 under the reference RTG “Ambiguity: Production and Perception” to the speaker of the RTG, Professor Matthias Bauer:

Applications Deadline: 15-Feb-2017

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Professor Matthias Bauer
        Tübingen 72074

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
        Inken Armbrust

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