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Jobs: Anthropological Linguistics: Scientist, University of Tübingen

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 13-Feb-2020
From: Dr. Monika Doll <>
Subject: Anthropological Linguistics: Scientist, University of Tübingen, Germany
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University or Organization: University of Tübingen
Department: DFG Center for Advanced Studies
Job Location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Web Address:
Job Title: Junior Research Group Leader

Job Rank: Junior Research Group Leader; Scientist

Specialty Areas: Anthropological Linguistics


Junior Research Group Leader (TV-L E13, 100%, limited to 4 years)
Center of Advanced Studies “Words, Bones, Genes, Tools”

Bewerbungsfrist : 01.03.2020

The Humanities Center for Advanced Studies “Words, Bones, Genes, Tools: Tracking Linguistic, Cultural and Biological Trajectories of the Human Past” of the University of Tübingen ( seeks to fill a position of a Junior Research Group Leader (TV-L E13, 100%)

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 an interdisciplinary research agenda in accordance with the goals of the Center. He or she will be expected to develop his/her research program, 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 no later than March 1, 2020. They should include (1) a statement of research achievements and future directions, with special emphasis on an interdisciplinary profile (not to exceed 3 pages), (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) reprints of up to 5 key publications, (4) and the names and contact information of three referees.

Please send applications to the application email address or the physical address below.

DFG-Kolleg-Forschungsgruppe “Words, Bones, Genes, Tools”
Prof. Dr. Gerhard Jäger & Prof. Dr. Katerina Harvati

Application Deadline: 01-Mar-2020
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Monika Doll
Rümelinstr. 23
Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg 72070
Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr Monika Doll
Phone: 0049 7071 2976548

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