W3-Professur for German Linguistics with emphasis on grammar and lexicon
Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Faculty of Arts and Humanities

W3-Professur for German Linguistics with emphasis on grammar and lexicon


At the Faculty of Arts and Humanities a

professorship (W3) for Germanic Linguistics with a focus on grammar and lexicon is

to be filled as soon as possible .


The personality to be nominated should represent the subject German Linguistics with a focus on grammar and lexicon in research and teaching. He / she should be identified in the subject area of simple and complex units from the word level to the sentence level and record this from a usage-based perspective. The application of data-intensive and empirical methods such as qualitative or quantitative body analyzes or experimental procedures is expected. In addition to independent research, teacher training is a central component of the professorship. Therefore, proven experiences or interests in the field of linguistics and school are expected.


The personality to be appointed will be involved in all teaching in the teaching and bachelor's degree programs in German linguistics, the master's program in German linguistics and interdisciplinary linguistics courses. She / he should play an important role in shaping the upcoming content and structural revision of the entire course offerings. The language of instruction is German. There is also expected to be proven experience in successful third-party funding, a visible networking in the national and international research community, leadership skills and the willingness to participate in the future development of interdisciplinary research priorities.


Prerequisites are relevant doctoral and habilitation or equivalent academic achievements as well as educational aptitude.


The Friedrich Schiller University Jena strives to increase the proportion of female professors. It therefore encourages female scientists in particular to apply. Handicapped persons are given preferential treatment if they are of the same suitability.


Please submit your applications with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, list of publications, course catalog, third-party funds, research agenda ) in electronic form in a file in the format * .pdf by 01.07.2019 to the following address: jobs_facultyofarts@uni-jena.de ,


Please attach a completed application form in * .doc format to your application. You can download the application form here .


If you have any questions regarding the position and procedure, please contact the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Professor Dr. med. Stefan Matuschek, at +49.3641.9.44000 or facultyofarts@uni-jena.de .

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