LINGUIST List 30.1457

Tue Apr 02 2019

Jobs: General Linguistics: Scientific Coordinator, Goethe University

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Date: 20-Mar-2019
From: Birgit Nutz <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Scientific Coordinator, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
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University or Organization: Goethe University
Department: Faculty of Modern Languages
Job Location: Frankfurt, Germany
Web Address:
Job Title: Scientific Coordinator

Job Rank: Other; Scientific Coordinator

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


The Research Training Group “Nominal Modification”, Faculty of Modern Languages (FB 10), Goethe University Frankfurt, offers a four and a half year position of a Scientific Coordinator (E13 TV-G-U, 50%-part-time) starting at the earliest possible time. The salary grade is based on the job characteristics of the collective agreement (TV-G-U) applicable to Goethe-University.

The role of the scientific coordinator is to support the spokesperson in scientific coordinative duties. The coordinator is responsible for the coordination of the training program (course program, colloquiums, retreats) and will take care of planning of scientific events, workshops and guest lectures. He/she will also be responsible for the coordination of public-relations activities and the webpage of the RTG. The successful candidate will be the main contact person for all participating PIs and PhDs students and ensure effective and timely exchange of information.

Application Requirements:
The candidate should hold a PhD in linguistics or equivalent qualification. An excellent standard of written and spoken English is mandatory, and German would be an advantage. The candidate should enjoy working in an independent and pro-active manner. Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills are essential.

Required documents (in English):
- Letter of motivation;
- Curriculum Vitae (CV);
- Certificates (incl. doctoral certificate);
- Name of two references.

All required documents for the application should be emailed as pdf attachments to Birgit Nutz, at the application email provided below, with “Scientific Coordinator, Nominal Modification” as subject line.

All applications received by April 16th 2019 will be considered.

Application Deadline: 16-Apr-2019

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Esther Rinke

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