LINGUIST List 29.854
Thu Feb 22 2018
Jobs: Language Acquisition; Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of Tübingen
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Language Acquisition; Syntax: Assistant Professor,
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University or Organization: University of
Department: Faculty of Humanities, English Department
Location: Tuebingen, Germany
Web Address: http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/en/faculties/faculty-of-humanities/departments/neuphilologie/englisches-seminar/news.html
Job Title: Tenure-Track Professor of English Linguistics
Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Syntax; Language
acquisition (in particular first language acquisition)
The English Department at the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Tübingen
invites applications for the position of a Tenure-Track Professor of English
Linguistics. The position is to be filled as soon as possible.
successful applicant will be able to teach a variety of courses in different areas
of English linguistics. A special focus in research and teaching will be syntax
and/or language acquisition (in particular first language acquisition). She/he will
contribute to the English Department's curricula ('Lehramt', i.e. BEd, MEd, BA, MA
in English Linguistics). We also expect an interest in joining the research
activities of the Tübingen linguistics community.
include an outstanding PhD in (English) linguistics, recognizable potential for
internationally visible publications in leading international peer-reviewed
journals, teaching aptitude and the ability to teach in English.
for a tenure-track professorship with a PhD from Tübingen must have changed
universities after completing their doctorates or have worked in academia for at
least two years somewhere other than the University of Tübingen.
final evaluation after six years is positive, this professorship will be upgraded to
a full (W3) professorship with no re-advertising of the position. Detailed
information on the criteria underlying the interim evaluation and promotion to the
tenured position may be found in our guidelines for tenure review adjacent to this
tender offer There you can also find information on this employment category.
The chosen candidate will be requested to teach four to six hours per week
(during the winter and summer terms).
Tübingen University is particularly
interested in applications from female candidates for this position and therefore
strongly encourages women to apply. In line with its internationalization agenda,
the university welcomes applications from researchers outside Germany.
from disabled candidates will be given preference if the qualifications of these
candidates are identical to those of a non-disabled candidate.
your entire application, including the usual documents (Curriculum Vitae, list of
publications and teaching experience) and up to five relevant publications as an
electronic PDF file to the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, University of
The deadline for applications is April 3, 2018.
Email Address for Applications: application
Professor Dr. Jürgen Leonhardt
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