LINGUIST List 30.4520

Fri Nov 29 2019

Jobs: Philosophy of Language; Pragmatics; Semantics; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Lecturer, Heinrich Heine University of Duesseldorf

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Date: 29-Nov-2019
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Subject: Philosophy of Language; Pragmatics; Semantics; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Lecturer, Heinrich Heine University of Duesseldorf, North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany
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University or Organization: Heinrich Heine University of Duesseldorf
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer in Semantics

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Philosophy of Language; Pragmatics; Semantics; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics


The Department of Linguistics at the Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf invites applications for a Lecturer in semantics, to begin October 1, 2020. A secondary specialization in pragmatics, philosophy of language, syntax, psycholinguistics, computational linguistics or another area of cognitive science as well as demonstrated experience with empirical and experimental methods (text/corpus linguistics) is desirable.

The successful candidate will conduct research in the domain of semantics and related research areas, participate in the preparation of grant proposals, and teach a limited number of classes in semantics, pragmatics and logic at the BA, MA and PhD levels. While a good command of German is desirable, it is not essential.

The start date is October 1, 2020, and the initial appointment is until September 30, 2021 (with a possibility of an extension). Salary is on the German scale TV-L E13, %100.

Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. degree (or an equivalent degree) by the time of application. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically, the subject line “Lecturer in Semantics”, to the application email provided below.

The application should include a CV, a brief statement of research interests (up to 4 pages), links to papers, or electronic versions thereof. Applicants must arrange to have three letters of recommendation (in scanned form) sent to the above email address.

The position is open until filled. Interviews will be conducted at the meeting of the Linguistic Society of America.

The Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

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