Phonology position at Goethe University Frankfurt

The Faculty of Modern Languages at the Goethe University Frankfurt welcomes applications for the following full time position:

Professorship (W2, tenure track) in Linguistics/Phonology

The initial tenure track appointment is for six years (§ 64 of the Higher Education Act of the State of Hessen (HHG)). Upon positive evaluation, the incumbent will be promoted to a permanent position at a higher level (W3).

The successful candidate will be responsible for research and teaching in Linguistics/Phonology. Applicants should have an internationally renowned research record in phonology with a particular focus on prosody.

Participation in joint research activities is expected. The successful candidate will teach courses in general linguistics and in German linguistics at the undergraduate and graduate levels and in teacher training programs. Since the successful candidate will also be involved in teacher training, experience in transferring linguistic knowledge to the school domain is desirable.

All candidates must have completed his/her Ph.D. and habilitation or must be able to demonstrate an equivalent qualification.

The designated salary for the position is initially based on “W2” on the German university scale or equivalent. Goethe University is committed to increasing the proportion of female scientific staff and therefore encourages women particularly to apply. For further information regarding the general conditions for professorship appointments, please see: .

Highly qualified academics are invited to submit their applications accompanied by the usual documents (curriculum vitae, copy of transcripts for all degrees completed, publication list, records of teaching experience, research abroad, and extramural funding) within 4 weeks after the publication of this announcement (deadline 2017-02-02) per E-Mail to Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Dekanin des Fachbereichs Neuere Philologien,