LINGUIST List 31.1166

Thu Mar 26 2020

Jobs: French; Italian; Historical Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Stuttgart

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 26-Mar-2020
From: Achim Stein <>
Subject: French; Italian; Historical Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Stuttgart, Germany
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University or Organization: University of Stuttgart
Department: Linguistik/Romanistik
Job Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Web Address:
Job Title: Postdoctoral research position in Romance Linguistics

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics

Required Language(s): French (fra)
                            Italian (ita)


A postdoctoral research position (TV-L EG 13) for further qualification (e.g. "habilitation") is available from August 1, 2020 at the Institut für Linguistik/Romanistik. This is a fixed-term position according to the provisions of the German "wissenschaftliches Zeitvertragsgesetz" (typically 6 years for a "habilitation").

Applicants will have a doctorate in Romance linguistics and will show specialization in historical linguistics by means of publications and/or a short research proposal, focusing on French or Italian. Links between applicants' research and a planned collaborative project exploring the interface between historical linguistics and language acquisition, language contact, psycholinguistics and NLP are desirable. The position includes a teaching requirement of 4 hours per week in French and possibly Italian linguistics and participation in the administrative tasks of the department. Exceptional applicants in the final phase of their doctoral research will also be considered.

Please send all documents (CV including an 3-5 page outline of your research project, dissertation, and details of your teaching experience and language skills) to Professor Achim Stein by email (located below) in PDF format. The application deadline is April 30, 2020.

The University of Stuttgart is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from women are strongly encouraged. Severely challenged persons will be given preference in case of equal qualifications.

Application Deadline: 30-Apr-2020

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Achim Stein
Phone: +4971168583027

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