Interim professorship in English Linguistics and General Linguistics

Full-time, analogous to W3 in a non-tariff employment relationship

Job Offer Reference No. 2022/236.

The Department of Linguistics seeks to fill this position from April 1, 2023, to March 31, 2024.

The University of Konstanz is one of eleven Universities of Excellence in Germany. Since 2007 it has been successful in the German Excellence Initiative and its follow-up programme, the Excellence Strategy.

The tasks of the interim professor include 9 hours of teaching per week per semester (equivalent to a teaching load of 4.5 courses per semester) in English at BA and MA level, in the programmes BEd/MEd English, BA Linguistics, and MA Linguistics with a specialization in English Linguistics. We expect the applicant to have a research and teaching focus in the history of the English language, with an ability to teach courses in at least two of phonology, morphology, and syntax. Teaching experience, an excellent doctorate in English linguistics or a related discipline, habilitation-equivalent achievements and internationally visible publications are required.

Information can be obtained from Prof. Dr. George Walkden,

We look forward to receiving your application with the usual documents (cover letter, CV including a list of publications and a list of courses taught, copies of academic certificates, and transcripts of teaching evaluations if available) as a single PDF file by October 31, 2022, via our Online Application Portal.

The University of Konstanz is committed to ensuring an environment that provides equal opportunities and promotes diversity as well as a good balance between university and family life.

As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to increase the number of women working in research and teaching. We also support working couples through our dual career programme ( Persons with disabilities are explicitly encouraged to apply. They will be given preference if appropriately qualified.



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