Professor of German Linguistics

Heidelberg University



To occupy with emphasis in the culture-historically oriented language history.

Applicants (m / w / d) should represent the subject in research and teaching (Bachelor and Master). The area of responsibility of the professorship includes - beyond the focus outlined by the denomination - the German linguistics in the areas of lexicons, grammar and pragmatics in all historical and functional forms. In addition, at least one of the other focal points should be covered: language reflection and language comparison, language research from a historical perspective and historical semantics.

Prerequisite for the hiring is a completed university degree as well as according to § 47 Abs. 2 Landeshochschulgesetz the habilitation, the successfully evaluated junior professorship or a comparable qualification.

The university aims for a higher proportion of women in those areas where they have been underrepresented. Qualified female scientists are particularly asked for their application. Severely handicapped applicants are given preferential treatment if they are equally qualified.

Applications with the usual documents (tabular curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, list of publications and list of lectures) are available digitally (please in a PDF file) by 06.10.2019 to the Dean's Office of the Faculty of Modern Languages, Voßstr. 2, Building 37, 69115 Heidelberg; E-mail: to judge.

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