LINGUIST List 32.3677

Mon Nov 22 2021

Support: English; Psycholinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: PhD, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 21-Nov-2021
From: Holger Diessel <>
Subject: English; Psycholinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: PhD, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany
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Department: English
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Psycholinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics
English Linguistics
Required Language(s): English (eng)


The English Department at Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena invites applications for a PhD position in the area of English Linguistics (remuneration according to the German public pay scale TV-L E13, 50%). The position is initially restricted to three years, but renewable (Reg.-Nr. 438/2021).

The candidate must have an MA in English Linguistics or an equivalent degree (i.e. in General Linguistics; Psycholinguistics). The position involves work towards a PhD in English Linguistics, participation in the department’s research activities, and a teaching load of one class per semester. The language of instruction is English (knowledge of German is not a prerequisite).

The candidate should have some experience in using methods of corpus linguistics and/or psycholinguistics and a background in the usage-based approach (for more information on the department’s research see: and

Ideally, the position is to be filled by April 1, 2022. Candidates are requested to send their application (CV, motivation letter indicating research interests and expertise, and the names and contact information of two referees) to: Simone Bahlmann-Schulze (email:

Full consideration will be given to applications received by January 14, 2022; but later applications will be considered until the position is filled. Interviews will be held (via Zoom) in January and/or February.

Link to the official job add (in German):

The Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena is an equal opportunities employer and seeks to increase the proportion of women in research, and thus strongly encourages qualified women to apply.

Contact Information:
        Prof. Dr. Holger Diessel

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