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Job Announcement: University of Konstanz

Romance; General Linguistics: Full Professor, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany

Employer: University of Konstanz
Job Location: Konstanz, Germany
Title: Full Professor
Rank: Full Professor
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Specialty: Romance
LL Issue: 24.1153
Date Submitted: 07-Mar-2013
Job Description: The University of Konstanz, with its Institutional Strategy to promote Top-Level Research, has been receiving continuous funding since 2007 within the framework of the Excellence Initiative by the German Federal and State Governments.

The Department of Linguistics in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Konstanz invites applications for a W3-Professorship (permanent position) in Romance Linguistics to be filled by October 1st, 2013.

We are looking for experts in one of the core areas of Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, or Semantics with a secondary specialization in another field such as, for example, Experimental Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Language Varieties, etc. The language specialization should include at least Italian as well as either French or Spanish.

We are looking for candidates that are experts in the field of Romance Linguistics, as testified for example by publications in established linguistic journals, important monographs, invited conference papers, fellowships and awards (i.e., academic performance at least equivalent to "Habilitation").

Cooperation with existing and planned research proposals at the department is expected. Information on the research and teaching environment at Konstanz is available from:

The University of Konstanz is an equal opportunity employer and tries to increase the number of women in research and teaching. The University of Konstanz encourages disabled persons to apply; they will be given preference if appropriately qualified. The University of Konstanz has been certified by the Hertie Foundation to be a family-friendly institution. The University is committed to further the compatibility of work and family life. The University of Konstanz offers a "Dual Career Couples Program". Information can be obtained from:

Applications including a CV, a list of publications, a record of teaching experience, photocopies of academic degree certificates as well as a completed submission form (see the application URL below) and reference to Job Offer No. 2013 / 044 must reach the head of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Konstanz at the latest by April 5th, 2013. The job announcement and the application form can be found at the application website address below.

The application documents will be electronically processed and not returned. For further information, please contact the University of Konstanz via e-mail at the application email address below.
Application Deadline: 05-Apr-2013
Application Address: , The Head of the Faculty of Humanities
Fach 8
Application Email: click here to access email
Application URL:
Contact Information: Georg  Kaiser , Professor Dr.
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