The University of Potsdam invites applications for the following professorship.

At the Faculty of Arts, Department of Romance Studies to be filled at soon as possible:

Full Professorship (W3) in Romance Linguistics (French and Spanish)

The successful candidate will be responsible for research and teaching in Romance linguistics (French and Spanish) across the full spectrum of synchronic and diachronic perspectives.

Candidates should carry out research in the core fields of linguistics, have a high interest in empirical language analysis, and willingness to contribute to developing the Faculty’s central themes of language variation and multilingualism. The holder of this position will take on responsibility for French and Spanish linguistics in all of the relevant bachelor’s andmaster’s degree programs in Romance languages, will work with interdepartmental master’s degree programs in linguistics (Foreignlanguage Linguistics; Linguistics: Communication – Variation – Multilingualism; Applied Cultural Studies and Cultural Semiotics), and will liaise closely with the Department of Linguistics in the Faculty of Human Sciences. Commitment to internationalization in teaching and research, especially for the expansion and cultivation of contacts in Romance countries, as well as publications of international significance are required.

Candidates are expected to have basic knowledge of German.

The hiring process is subject to the requirements set forth in Section 41 of the Brandenburg Higher Education Act (BbgHG). The appointment procedure shall be conducted in accordance with Section 40 BbgHG.

Applications (with a presentation of your research interests, curriculum vitae, copies of academic certificates and documents, a list of publications, a list of courses taught, a list of externally funded projects) should be sent (in a single PDF file) to the University of Potsdam at within four weeks of the publication of this notice.

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Erschienen auf am 27. Juni 2019.

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Redaktion: Ursula Winter