LINGUIST List 29.2915
Mon Jul 16
Jobs: English; Psycholinguistics; Developmental Language Impairments:
Professor, University of Potsdam
Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <srobinsonlinguistlist.org>
University of Potsdam <ausschreibungen
Developmental Language Impairments: Professor, University of Potsdam, Germany E-mail this message to a friend
Organization: University of Potsdam
Job Location: 14469 Potsdam,
Web Address: https://www.uni-potsdam.de/en/ling/index.html
Job Title: Professorship (W2) for Developmental Language Disorders (Tenure Track)
Specialty Areas: Psycholinguistics; Developmental Language Impairments
Required Language(s): English (eng)
Applicants should demonstrate an excellent record in experimental psycholinguistic research on
developmental disorders of the early acquisition of spoken and/or written language, as evidenced by
peer-reviewed international journal publications. Expertise in the variability of language development
under various learning conditions is expected (e.g. hearing impairments, general developmental delays,
specific language impairments or developmental dyslexia).
The successful candidate will be
integrated into an international scientific network and will have experience in writing grant
applications. She or he should be ready for collaboration in existing research projects on early
language acquisition and its impairments and for independent grant applications as part of larger
research units (e.g., SFB 1287: Limits of Variability in Language; the Crossing the Borders Research
Group). Furthermore, it is expected that the applicant will contribute to the activities of the
University Research Focus Group on Cognitive Sciences.
The position includes teaching in
English and German in the bachelor’s and international master’s programs offered by the Linguistics
Department, specifically in the bachelor’s program in patholinguistics.
This call for
applications is meant exclusively for applicants who are at the beginning of their careers as university
lecturers and whose appointment would be a first-time appointment in accordance with Section 43
subsection 1 sentence 3 of the Brandenburg Higher Education Act (BbgHG).
application requirements for professors must be documented in accordance with Section 41 of the
Brandenburg Higher Education Act (Brandenburgisches Hochschulgesetz, BbgHG):
- A completed
university degree, pedagogical aptitude, and a special ability for scientific work, as is typically
documented by a dissertation project;
- Comprehensive competences in science management and
additional scholarly achievements as evidenced by a Habilitation (post-doctoral dissertation), a junior
professorship or work as a research associate at an institution of higher education or an extramural
research institution, or scholarly activity in the private sector, or in a similar social field, whether
in Germany or abroad.
- A tenure track review as defined in Section 46 subsection 2 BbgHG cannot
have already been completed.
The appointment procedure shall be done in accordance with Section
40 BbgHG. The appointment shall be made with the provisioning of an equivalent budgeted position. The
candidate shall initially be hired for a period of five years, as a civil servant or as an employee. A
tenure track evaluation will take place in a timely manner before the expiration of this period. If the
tenure track review results in a positive finding, then the position will become a tenured professorship
(tenure track; www.uni-potsdam.de/tenure-track
The University strives for a balanced gender ratio at all levels. Severely disabled applicants
will be given preferential consideration in the event of equal qualification. We expressly invite
applications from people with migration backgrounds.
Applications (with a presentation of your
research interests, curriculum vitae, copies of academic certificates and documents, a list of
publications, a list of conducted courses and a list of externally funded projects) should be sent (in a
single PDF file) to the University of Potsdam at ausschreibungen
by August 31st, 2018.
You can find more information at: www.uni-potsdam.de/verwaltung/dezernat3/stellen/
Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications:
Page Updated: 16-Jul-2018