LINGUIST List 29.992

Mon Mar 05 2018

Jobs: English; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Freiburg

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 02-Mar-2018
From: Christian Mair <>
Subject: English; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Freiburg, Germany
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University or Organization: University of Freiburg (Germany)
Department: English Department
Job Location: Freiburg, Germany
Web Address:
Job Title: Akademischer Rat (auf Zeit)

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; linguistics of English

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The English Department of the University of Freiburg (Germany) invites applications for two post-doctoral positions in linguistics (full time), to be filled from 1 October 2018. The appointment is for three years and can be extended for another three years. One of the positions will be assigned to the team of Prof. Dr. Bernd Kortmann, the other one to the team of Prof. Dr. Christian Mair. Both positions involve a teaching load of four weekly contact hours.

Applicants are expected to hold a PhD degree in (English) linguistics and have a research and publication record in at least one of the following areas: English grammar (also from a cross-linguistic or typological perspective), quantitative or qualitative studies of variation, corpus linguistics, experimental linguistics. We encourage all applicants to submit a concrete and specific outline (4 to 6 pages) of a research project in one of these areas.

Applications, including CV, list of publications, documentation of teaching experience and research project outline, should be submitted by 30 April 2018 to the address below.

Application Deadline: 30-Apr-2018
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr Gert Fehlner
English Department
University of Freiburg
Freiburg D 79085
Contact Information:
Prof. Christian Mair

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