LINGUIST List 32.2111

Fri Jun 18 2021

Jobs: Syntax: Post Doc, University of Potsdam

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 18-Jun-2021
From: Gisbert Fanselow <>
Subject: Syntax: Post Doc, University of Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
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University or Organization: University of Potsdam
Department: Department Linguistics
Job Location: Brandenburg, Germany
Web Address:
Job Title: Postdoctoral Position in Syntax

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Syntax


Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in the Department of Linguistics/University of Potsdam. The position is directly linked to the syntax unit of the department. The position is limited to three years, but can probably be extended until 30.9.2025. During the period of employment, the holder of the position should acquire the formal qualifications to assume a professorship (habilitation or equivalent).

The position comes with a teaching load determined by the Brandenburg university law (the rule is 4hrs per semester). In addition to teaching, the holder of the position is expected to contribute actively to the research project C08 of the Collaborative Research Center 1287 of the University of Potsdam. The project investigates which syntactic properties beyond the well-known word order correlations are associated with the distinction between VO and OV base order/normal order. An extensive excerpt of the project proposal is available at:

Applicants should hold a doctoral degree, or be very close to finishing it.

Please attach your CV to your application and email them to the application email provided below.

Application Deadline: 09-Jul-2021

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof Dr Gisbert Fanselow

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