Job announcement: General Linguistics/langs. of Middle East
geoffrey.haig at UNI-BAMBERG.DE
Thu Jul 15 17:13:33 UTC 2010
the following job announcement may be of interest, best wishes
Fixed-term appointment (5 years, A 13 on the German salary scale) for a
lecturer in general linguistics at the newly-established department of
general linguistics at the University of Bamberg. The official German
text for the application should also be consulted at:
The position involves teaching at undergraduate level (5 hours per
week), including courses in both a BA and a Masters Programme. The main
areas of instruction are the sociolinguistics of minority languages in
the Near East, language contact, and typology. However, besides these
core areas, the successful candidate will have considerable freedom to
focus on his/her own special areas of interest and contribute towards
developing the teaching profile of the department. Besides teaching, the
candidate will be expected to fulfill administrative duties and
contribute to establishing the web-based resources at the department.
The candidate will be encouraged to complete a Habilitation (second
thesis, generally required for a professorship in Germany) over the time
span of the appointment. The position will commence on October 1, or as
soon as possible thereafter.
- PhD in general linguistics in hand at the time of appointment.
- Demonstrated expertise in a language of the Near and Middle East,
preferably Arabic or other Semitic language.
- Research experience in at least one of the following fields: empirical
sociolinguistics, bilingualism and minority languages, documentation of
endangered languages, language typology
- Commitment to excellence in teaching, preferably experience in courses
relevant to the position.
- Clear evidence of potential for research and publishing in English at
- Knowledge of German would be a distinct advantage, but is not
essential as the language of teaching is English.
Any enquries regarding the application should be directed to Geoffrey
geoffrey.haig at uni-bamberg.de
Candidates are invited to send their applications by August 15, 2010, in
pdf-format, to the above address.
Applications should include: a CV, two samples of written work, a brief
statement outlining the candidate's current and future research agenda,
and the names and contact details of two referees who may be contacted
Prof. Geoffrey Haig
Lehrstuhl Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft / General Linguistics
An der Universität 2
Tel. ++ 49 951 863 2490
Admin: ++ 49 951 863 2491
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Lingtyp