Chair (W3) of Applied Linguistics
TU Dresden, Faculty of Linguistics, Literature and Cultural Studies in the Institute of German Studies

At the Faculty of Linguistics, Literature and Cultural Studies in the Institute of German
Studies the position of

Chair (W3) of Applied Linguistics

is to be filled as soon as possible.

The Chair’s main research area shall be the field of corpus linguistics with a focus on cultural
sciences. In teaching, it is required that the applicant participates in all study programmes
(BA, MA and State Examination) in the field of German studies and in the international
Master study programme “European Languages” (EuroS). We also expect the candidate to
participate in the development of the future master study programme in the field of digital
humanities, to be willing to work in an interdisciplinary context, in particular in STEM
subjects and the Collaborative Research Centre 1285 “Invectivity” as well as to show
commitment to the development of third-party funded interdisciplinary research projects.

The ability and willingness to teach courses in English as well as participation in the
academic self-administration are required.

Apart from possessing a broad knowledge of applied linguistics (in a German studies
context), the successful candidate shall be proficient in one or several of the following fields:

development of corpus linguistic methods of discourse analysis and corpus grammar,
theories of culture analytic linguistics and visual analytics. Applicants must fulfil the
employment qualification requirements of § 58 of the Act Governing Academic Freedom in
Higher Education in the Free State of Saxony (Saxon Academic Freedom in Higher Education
Act – SächsHSFG).

TU Dresden seeks to employ more female professors. Hence, we particularly encourage
women to apply. Applications from disabled candidates or those with additional support
needs are very welcome. The University is a certified as a family-friendly university and
offers a dual career service. If you have any questions on these topics, please contact the
Equal Opportunities Officer of the Faculty of Linguistics, Literature and Cultural Studies, Mr.
Robert Fischer (+49 351 463 36015) or the Representative of Employees with Disabilities,
Ms. Birgit Kliemann (+49 351 463 33175).

Your application should include a reproducible copy of your CV (tabular form), a description of
your academic career, a list of publications, a list of taught courses and results of teaching
evaluations (preferably of the last three years) in electronic form (CD, DVD or USB stick) as
well as a hard copy of a certified copy of the highest academic degree.

Please send all of your documents to the following address by 04.01.2018 (stamped arrival
date of the university central mail service applies): TU Dresden, Fakultät Sprach-,
Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften, Dekan, Herrn Prof. Dr. Christian Prunitsch, 01062

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