LINGUIST List 32.2633

Fri Aug 13 2021

Jobs: Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics : Full Professor, University of Mannheim

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 13-Aug-2021
From: Dieter Thoma <>
Subject: Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics : Full Professor, University of Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
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University or Organization: University of Mannheim
Department: English
Job Location: Mannheim, Germany
Web Address:
Job Title: W3-Professorship in Psycholinguistics

Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics; Bilingualism

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The University of Mannheim, School of Humanities, Department of English, invites applications for a W 3-Professorship in Psycholinguistics to be filled by January 2022. This is a full-time open-ended appointment at the rank of professor.

The successful candidate will be a psycholinguist with a research focus on language acquisition and/or bilingualism and will be teaching in the area of English Linguistics. Applicants must have strong track record of publications in high quality journals, demonstrating an outstanding research reputation and profile as well as a demonstrable sustained track record of attracting substantial research funding as a leading independent researcher.
Teaching will be in English and will contribute to our interdisciplinary degree programs at all levels (BA / MA and PhD level).

The hiring procedure is subject to the requirements set out in §§ 47-48 of the LHG Baden-Wuerttemberg. The University of Mannheim is an equal-opportunities employer. Preference will be given to applicants with disabilities provided they have the same qualifications. The University of Mannheim strives to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore encourages qualified women to apply. When applying by email, please be aware that breach of confidentiality and unauthorized access by a third party cannot be excluded for a communication without encryption.

The (full) German version of this job announcement can be found at the application link

Applications (with a presentation of research interests, CV, copies of academic certificates and documents, lists of publications, courses taught and externally funded projects) should be sent as a single PDF file (max. file size 2 MB) to the application email address below within four weeks of the publication of this notice.

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Please note that the transmission of an unencrypted e-mail may endanger confidentiality and prevent unauthorized access by third parties. Electronic applications will also be deleted after completion of the application process.

Address your application to:
Universität Mannheim
Dekan der Philosophischen Fakultät
Herrn Prof. Dr. Philipp Gassert

Application Deadline: 29-Aug-2021

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Dieter Thoma

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