LINGUIST List 29.1055

Wed Mar 07 2018

Jobs: English; General Linguistics: Full Professor, University of Konstanz

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 07-Mar-2018
From: Regine Eckardt <>
Subject: English; General Linguistics: Full Professor, University of Konstanz, Germany
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University or Organization: University of Konstanz
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Konstanz, Germany
Web Address:
Job Title: Professor of English Linguistics

Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The University of Konstanz has been successful in the German Excellence Initiative since 2007.

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Konstanz invites applications for a W3-Professorship (permanent position) in English to be filled by 1 April 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The ideal candidate has documented research and teaching expertise in English linguistics and a research focus in a core area of linguistics, preferably in phonetics, phonology or morphology. Preference will be given to applications that complement and extend the research topics of the department.

The candidate should be qualified at the level equivalent to Habilitation, as testified for example by a second monograph, an excellent publication record, presence at internationally competitive conferences, fellowships or awards.

Teaching will be in the areas of English and General linguistics (BA/MA and PhD level) and will also involve English teacher certification exams ("Staatsexamen").

The Department of Linguistics is an active research department and the candidate is expected to acquire research funding. Cooperation with existing and planned research proposals at the department is also expected. Information on the research and teaching environment at Konstanz is available from: The successful candidate will ideally engage in collaborative research with colleagues in neighboring disciplines.

The University of Konstanz is an equal opportunity employer that tries to increase the number of women in research and teaching.

The University of Konstanz is committed to further the compatibility of work and family life.

The University of Konstanz supports dual career couples. Information can be obtained from:

The University of Konstanz encourages applications from people with a disability. They will be given preference if appropriately qualified (contact +49 7531 / 88 - 4016).

Applications including a CV, a list of publications, a record of teaching experience, photocopies of academic degree certificates, a completed submission form (please visit the application website below), and reference to Job Offer No. 2018/043 are to be sent electronically (one pdf-file) to the head of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Konstanz no later than 13 April 2018 at the email address below.

Further information is available by contacting the head of Department, Prof. Regine Eckardt,

Application Deadline: 13-Apr-2018

Email Address for Applications:
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Regine Eckardt

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