LINGUIST List 31.1123

Tue Mar 24 2020

Jobs: General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax: Post Doc, Bielefeld University

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Date: 20-Mar-2020
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Subject: General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax: Post Doc, Bielefeld University, Germany
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University or Organization: Bielefeld University
Department: Faculty of Linguistics and Literary Studies
Job Location: Bielefeld, Germany
Web Address:
Job Title: Postdoc in General Linguistics

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax; Non-Indo-European Languages


Post-doctoral researcher (Linguistics)

The position is part of the Research Group “General Linguistics” at Bielefeld University, which concentrates on comparative research combining theoretical linguistics with empirical methods. We offer a productive research and teaching environment, the opportunity of further qualification, as well as a stimulating environment for collaboration both within linguistics and across disciplines. Your tasks include in particular:

- linguistic research with a focus in theoretical and empirical research in morphology, syntax or semantics and/or the interfaces to prosody and pragmatics. Candidates should work on at least one non-indo-Europeanlanguage. We expect candidates to take part in collaborative research on dialogue at Bielefeld University. (65 %)

- teaching of two courses per semester (4LVS) within the Linguistics Program (BA, MA) and other study programs that include linguistic modules, including the supervision of students, empirical Bachelor and Master theses and examinations (25 %)

- participation in general administration and administration of Linguistic Programs (10 %)

This is a temporary position. As stipulated in §2 (1) sentence 2 of the WissZeitVG (fixed-term employment), the contract will end after three years with the possibility of an extension to a maximum of six years. In accordance with the provisions of the WissZeitVG and the Agreement on Satisfactory Conditions of Employment, the length of contract may differ in individual cases.

Further details can be found here:

Application Procedure:

For full consideration, your application should be received via either post (see postal address below) or email (a single PDF) document sent to the application email below by April 8, 2020. Please mark your application with the identification code: wiss20038. Applicants should send a motivation letter with a brief description of personal qualifications and research interests, a curriculum vitae, a publication list including (conference) talks, an abstract of the PhD/doctoral thesis (two pages) and copies of degree certificates and academic transcripts.Please do not use application portfolios and send only photocopies of original documents because all application materials will be destroyed at the end of the selection procedure. Further information on Bielefeld University can be found on our homepage at Please note that the possibility of privacy breaches and unauthorized access by third parties cannot be excluded when communicating via unencrypted e-mail. Information on the processing of personal data is available


Name: Prof. Dr. Jutta M. Hartmann
Phone: +49 521 106-6982 (Sekretariat)

Application Deadline: 08-Apr-2020
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Dr. Jutta M. Hartmann
Universität Bielefeld
Fakultät für Linguistik und Literaturwissenschaft
P.O. Box: 10 01 31
Bielefeld 33501
Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Jutta Hartmann

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