Job: professorship in Slavic linguistics, U. Zurich, Switzerland

Balthasar Bickel balthasar.bickel at UZH.CH
Wed Dec 19 16:51:12 UTC 2012

The University of Zurich invites applications for a
Professorship in Slavic Linguistics
starting August 1, 2014.
Candidates should be able to teach a full range of courses in Slavic linguistics, with both synchronic and diachronic aspects. The main focus of research and teaching is the area of Russian linguistics; an additional focus is expected on West Slavic or South Slavic Linguistics. In addition, candidates are expected to participate in interdisciplinary projects, especially within the frameworks of the Bachelor and Master program in East European Studies and of the Zurich Center for Linguistics.
The candidate is required to have completed a habilitation or to have obtained comparable qualifications. In exceptional cases, this condition can be waived and a tenure track appointment as Assistant Professor will be considered. The teaching language as well as the official language of administration is German.
Applicants should send a cover letter (specifying research interests and teaching philosophy), a list of publications (without offprints or writing samples) and a CV including a list of taught courses via email and as a single PDF document to: University of Zurich, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Dean’s Office, Rämistrasse 69, CH-8001 Zurich, dekanat at
Deadline for receipt of applications: January 31, 2012

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