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Jobs: English; Historical Ling: Research Asst, Ruprecht-Karls-U
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1. Beatrix Busse ,
English; Historical Linguistics: Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany
Message 1: English; Historical Linguistics: Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany
From: Beatrix Busse <beatrix.busseas.uni-heidelberg.de>
Subject: English; Historical Linguistics: Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany
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University or Organization: Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Department: English Department
Job Location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Web Address: http://www.as.uni-heidelberg.de
Job Rank: Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in
Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Diachronic Linguistics; Stylistics
The English Department of the Ruprecht-Karls Universität Heidelberg (Chair
of English Linguistics, Prof. Dr. Beatrix Busse) offers a position as
wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in (TV-L E13, 50%) for a doctoral student
or a post-doctoral assistant.
The candidate should have completed a degree in English studies or
(English) linguistics. Research fields and research interests preferably
include at least one of the following areas: diachronic (English)
linguistics, language change, (historical) pragmatics, (historical)
sociolinguistics, corpus linguistics or stylistics.
The candidate is expected to develop his/her own research project leading
to a dissertation or, for post-docs, a German Habilitation. Among the
candidate's professional assignments will be his/her participation in
ongoing research projects and one course (1,5 hours a week) taught each
Fluency in English and at least basic proficiency in German as well as
computer literacy are required. The candidate should also be willing and
able to work in a team.
Salary is on the German scale TV-L E13, 50%. The position is for three
years, with a possible extension. The earliest starting date is April 1, 2011.
Applications should include the following:
1. Cover letter outlining interest in the position and academic goals
2. CV including information about education, related work and about
3. A short outline of proposed research during the position (in English)
4. Writing sample (e.g. examination thesis or doctoral thesis; if not
written in English then please provide an additional one-page summary)
Application Deadline: 04-Mar-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Dr. Beatrix Busse
Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg 69117
Email Address for Applications: beatrix.busseas.uni-heidelberg.de
Prof. Dr. Beatrix Busse
Phone: +49 6221 543083
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