LINGUIST List 31.2757

Wed Sep 09 2020

Jobs: Linguistic Theories; Semantics; Syntax; Typology: Post Doc, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

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Date: 09-Sep-2020
From: Elisabeth Verhoeven <>
Subject: Linguistic Theories; Semantics; Syntax; Typology: Post Doc, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
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University or Organization: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Department: Department German Language and Linguistics
Job Location: Berlin, Germany
Web Address:
Job Title: Senior Researcher

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Linguistic Theories; Semantics; Syntax; Typology; Experimental Linguistics


Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Faculty of Language and Literature, Institute for German Language and Linguistics seeks to fill the position of a senior researcher (=Wissenschaftliche*r Mitarbeiter*in at the postdoctoral level) with 2/3 part-time employment max. limited for 6 years according to WissZeitVG – E 13 TV-L HU.

Field of Duty:
- Research and teaching in relevant areas of general linguistics;
- Collaboration in the current research projects of the Chair of General Linguistics;
- Collaboration in academic self-administration;
- Tasks for own scientific qualification.

We Expect:
- An outstanding MA degree and PhD in general linguistics or a related subject;
- Research focus in grammar theory (especially syntax and/or semantics/pragmatics);
- Expertise in the fields of language comparison/typology and/or linguistic field research;
- Experience in experimental linguistics / focus on experimental methodology and data collection;
- Very good command of English.

To ensure equal opportunities, applications from qualified women are particularly welcome. Severely disabled persons will be given preference if they are equally qualified. Applications from people with a migration background are expressly welcome.

Please send your application, quoting the reference number AN/208/20, preferably by e-mail to the application email provided below in a PDF file.

Since we do not return your documents, we ask you to enclose only copies with your application.

Application Deadline: 06-Oct-2020
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Verhoeven
Unter den Linden 6
Berlin, Berlin 10099
Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Verhoeven

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