Professorship of Linguistics of the Romance Languages
University of Tubingen Institute of Romance Languages and Literatures


W 1 Professorship of the Linguistics of the Romance Languages

Faculty of Humanities, Institute of Romance Languages and Literatures

Application deadline : 31.03.2020

The Institute of Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Tübingen invites applications for a position as a 

W 1 Professorship of the Linguistics of the Romance Languages

to commence on 01.10.2020.

The position is initially limited to four years, with the possibility of extension by a further two years after a positive interim evaluation.

The successful candidate will be expected to take part in teaching the Institute’s BA and MA programs. The position has a teaching load of four hours per week prior to interim evaluation, and six hours thereafter. The successful candidate will carry out independent research activities in the field of diachronic linguistics, pragmatics, or in contact linguistics. The core areas of the work should be in the area of French and in another Romance language – preferably Spanish. The holder of this position will be expected to participate in both linguistics-focused and interdisciplinary collaborative projects.

This position provides the opportunity and expectation that, in the course of the six years of the contract, the W1 Professor will attain the research and teaching achievements that will qualify him or her for a subsequent appointment as a tenured professor at a university or equivalent institution.

Required qualifications include an outstanding doctorate in a pertinent field, noted publications, and teaching experience.

Detailed information on the criteria underlying the interim evaluation and final evaluations may be found in our guidelines for review under the following link: Download guidelines for review (German only)

The University of Tübingen is particularly interested in increasing the number of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages women candidates to apply. In line with its internationalization agenda, the university welcomes applications from researchers outside Germany. Applications from equally qualified candidates with disabilities will be given preference.

Applications (including a curriculum vitae and description of academic career, scanned copies of degree certificates, list of publications, list of classes taught) along with a personally authored monographs and up to 5 relevant papers) are to be sent in electronic form to the Dean of the Faculty of the Humanities (bewerbungspam by 31.03.2020.

Enquiries may also be sent to this address.

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