Job (open rank): comparative Indo-European linguistics, U. Zurich/Switzerland

Balthasar Bickel balthasar.bickel at UZH.CH
Tue Aug 28 20:44:44 UTC 2012

The University of Zurich invites applications for a Professorship in “Comparative Indo-European Linguistics”, to be filled by 01. February 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter. 
In addition to an area of specialization in Indo-European Linguistics, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching of linguistics in Ancient Greek and Latin. He or she will also be expected to be ready to engage in interdisciplinary projects. Candidates will have published their PhD thesis and, in addition, a number of well-placed articles. Depending on the qualifications and track record of the successful candidate, the post will be filled at the level of Ordinariat (full professor), Extraordinariat (associate professor) or assistant professor with tenure track. International applicants should be able to give lectures in German within two years of taking up the appointment. The University of Zurich seeks to increase the proportion of qualified women in both teaching and research; therefore applications by qualified women candidates are specifically encouraged.
Applicants should send a CV including a list of courses taught, a list of publications (but without offprints or writing samples) and a sketch of their plans for future teaching and research electronically, preferably as a single pdf-file, to dekanat at
Deadline for receipt of applications: 05. October 2012.

For further inquiries, please contact Prof. Dr. Hans-Johann Glock, glock at

(Apologies for cross-posting)

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