[Lingtyp] Job posting: Assistant Professorship with Tenure Track in Descriptive and Anthropological Linguistics @ U Zurich

Lena Zipp lena.zipp at uzh.ch
Fri Jan 14 10:02:25 UTC 2022

The University of Zurich invites applications for an assistant professorship with tenure track in descriptive and anthropological linguistics.

https://jobs.uzh.ch/offene-stellen/assistant-professorship-with-tenure-track-in-descriptive-and-anthropological-linguistics/2930dc5a-78f8-4384-8d52-0ba54c6eb77a <https://jobs.uzh.ch/offene-stellen/assistant-professorship-with-tenure-track-in-descriptive-and-anthropological-linguistics/2930dc5a-78f8-4384-8d52-0ba54c6eb77a>

The position should be filled at the earliest opportunity. After two temporary three-year contracts, the position will become tenured on the condition that the candidate passes the evaluation process.

The successful candidate has an extensive background in fieldwork, with particular emphasis on typologically informed linguistic analysis (e.g., grammar writing), digital language documentation (e.g., corpus development), and theoretically motivated research on the social and cultural conditions of language diversification and / or language use. We expect the successful candidate to participate in interdisciplinary research projects, especially within the framework of Switzerland's National Center of Competence in Research (NCCR) Evolving Language and in collaboration with quantitatively-oriented researchers.

Candidates are expected to have an outstanding academic track record and a PhD degree in hand at the time of application. Teaching may be carried out in English, non-German speaking candidates are expected to acquire a working knowledge of German within a reasonable period of time. The University of Zurich is an equal opportunities employer and in particular strives to increase the gender diversity in leading positions. Female researchers are particularly encouraged to apply.

The closing date for applications is 24 February 2022. Details on the application procedure are available on the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences website ( https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/phil/de/fakultaet/berufungsverfahren.html <https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/phil/de/fakultaet/berufungsverfahren.html> ).

Dr. Lena Zipp | dll_coordinator at ivs.uzh.ch 
Lab Coordinator | Distributional Linguistics Lab | Department of Comparative Language Science | UZH

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