LINGUIST List 32.1314

Wed Apr 14 2021

Jobs: English; Text/Corpus Linguistics: University Assistant, University of Graz

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 11-Apr-2021
From: Gunther Kaltenböck <>
Subject: English; Text/Corpus Linguistics: University Assistant, University of Graz, Austria
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University or Organization: University of Graz
Department: English
Job Location: Graz, Austria
Web Address:
Job Title: University Assistant without doctorate

Job Rank: University Assistant

Specialty Areas: Text/Corpus Linguistics; Cognitive-functional Theories of Language

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The Institute of English Studies is looking for a University Assistant without doctorate.

30 hours a week; fixed-term employment for the period of 4 years; position to be filled as of September 1st 2021.

Your duties:
- Developing and carrying out a PhD project in the domain of cognitive-functional grammar of English
- Engaging in independent research and publication
- Participating in and co-organising workshops and conferences
- Teaching courses in accordance with the requirements of the collective wage agreement (Kollektivvertrag)
- Assisting in research and teaching related administration

Your profile:
- Mag.phil. or MA degree in English linguistics, preferably with a focus on English grammar
- Experience with or willingness to employ computer corpora and corpus-based research methods
- Good knowledge of cognitive-functional theories of language
- Excellent command of English (spoken and written)
- Very good computer skills
- Willingness and ability to work in a team, social and communicative competence, independence and goal-oriented
- Teaching experience (desirable)

Submit your application documents including a letter of motivation and a brief outline of a possible research project to the application email provided below.

Reference number: B/78/99 ex 2020/21

Application Deadline: 05-May-2021

Email Address for Applications:
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof. Gunther Kaltenböck

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