LINGUIST List 29.3025

Fri Jul 27 2018

Jobs: Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics; Typology: Full Professor, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

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Date: 27-Jul-2018
From: Monika Henningsen <>
Subject: Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics; Typology: Full Professor, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany
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University or Organization: Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Department: Deutsches Seminar
Job Location: Freiburg/Breisgau, Germany
Web Address:
Job Title: Full Professorship (W3) for General Linguistics

Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics; Typology; Language Contact, Language Change


The Philological Faculty of the University of Freiburg invites applications for a Full Professorship (W3) for General Linguistics in the Department of Linguistics, to be filled as soon as possible.

The research focus of this professorship is on general linguistics. Applicants are expected to have a strong research record in one or more of the following areas:
- Language typology and universals research,
- Language contact,
- Language change,
- Anthropological linguistics,
- Areal linguistics.

We expect thematic, methodological and theoretical compatibility with linguistic and language-related research carried out in other departments of the University of Freiburg. Complementary expertise in non-European languages is required. The successful applicant will share responsibility for the Master programme in Linguistics and is expected to contribute to relevant linguistic modules in other BA and MA programmes. A good track record in acquiring third-party funding, expertise in collaborative research as well as participation and leadership in future applications for larger research centres are essential.

Prerequisites for the employment of Professors are a university degree, an outstanding dissertation and an excellent publication record. Substantial achievements and experience in academic research and teaching, at the level of a Habilitation according to the German academic system, are expected.

We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here.

Applicants with disabilities (Schwerbehinderte) will be given preferential consideration in case of equal qualification.

The following application documents are to be submitted:
- Curriculum vitae
- Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications as well as references
- Complete list of publications, conference papers and invited lectures specifying the ten most important publications

In addition, please complete the application form provided at Submit this form together with the above-mentioned supporting documents stating the reference number 10970 by 21.09.2018 at the latest.

Please send your application to the application address or application email provided below.

Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Code for Practice for professorial appointments, available under

Application Deadline: 21-Sep-2018
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Dr. Joachim Grage
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Freiburg 79085
Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Joachim Grage
Phone: +49 761 203 3120

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