LINGUIST List 31.2190

Tue Jul 07 2020

Jobs: Computational Linguistics; Genetic Classification; Historical Linguistics; Typology: Post Doc, University of Tübingen

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Date: 07-Jul-2020
From: Marisa Köllner <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Genetic Classification; Historical Linguistics; Typology: Post Doc, University of Tübingen, Germany
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University or Organization: University of Tübingen
Department: The Humanities Center for Advanced Studies “Words, Bones, Genes, Tools"
Job Location: Tübingen, Germany
Web Address:
Job Title: Junior Research Group Leader

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Genetic Classification; Historical Linguistics; Typology


The Center seeks to fill the position of the Junior Research Group Leader with an excellent publication and third-party funding track record. Areas of expertise include linguistics, evolutionary anthropology, archaeology, paleogenetics and/or related fields. The position should start at the earliest possible date and will be limited to 4 years.

The successful candidate should show a strong interdisciplinary research agenda and will articulate a vision for independently developing a research group in accordance with the goals of the Center, bringing together diverse disciplines and approaches for the study of the human past. He or she will be expected to collaborate on existing projects of the Center, to contribute to the supervision of students, to participate and contribute to Center activities (symposia, colloquia, retreats). Requirements for the position include a Ph.D. in the above-mentioned fields or equivalent, postdoctoral experience, and an outstanding research record.

Salary will be according to the German Salary System TV-L 13, 100 %. The position additionally includes four-year salary funds for 2 graduate researchers, as well as research start-up funds. Additional funding can be made available to support women and families.

The University of Tübingen wishes to enhance the share of employed women in research and teaching. Individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply and having the same occupational aptitude will be preferred. The employment will be handled by the central administration of the University of Tübingen.

Applications should be submitted electronically to the application email provided below no later than July 31st 2020.

Applications should include:
- A statement of research achievements and future directions, with special emphasis on an interdisciplinary profile (not to exceed 3 pages),
- A curriculum vitae,
- Reprints of up to 5 key publications, and
- The names and contact information of three referees.

Application Deadline: 31-Jul-2020

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Monika Doll

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