[Corpora-List] Professorship (W1 tt [asst] or W2 [assoc]) in Experimental Pragmatics @ Bielefeld

David Schlangen david.schlangen at uni-bielefeld.de
Thu Apr 6 09:29:23 CEST 2017

The Faculty of Linguistics and Literary Studies at Bielefeld University seeks to fill by October 1st 2017(x-apple-data-detectors://0) the post:

Professorship (either W1 with tenure track or W2) for Experimental Pragmatics

The successful candidate must be internationally well established in the field of experimental pragmatics, and be able to demonstrate relevant research and teaching experience.

Publications are expected that correspond to the denomination of the professorship and demonstrate competence in the following fields:

(a) pragmatic and semantic theories; (b) methods of data collection, evaluation and modelling.

Desirable is expertise in the following areas:

(a) research on dialogue structures; (b) human-computer interaction; (c) research on spontaneous interactions.

Willingness to cooperate with the other areas of linguistics in Bielefeld is expected. Participation in existing (e.g., excellence cluster in cognitive interaction technology, CITEC) and planned interdisciplinary research projects on dialogue structures is also expected.

The applicant will undertake teaching responsibilities within the BA and MA programs of Linguistics and Clinical Linguistics.

The faculty considers gender equality of men and women as an important goal, and expects the successful candidate to contribute to the work towards it.

If the position will be filled as a W1 professorship, the successful candidate will be first appointed for three years with the possibility of an extension for further three years, upon positive evaluation. Upon a final evaluation in the last year, the position can be tenured in a permanent W2 professorship. Depending on the appropriate qualifications of the candidate, the position can also directly be filled as a permanent W2 professorship.

A necessary requirement is a completed university degree, teaching experience, a doctoral degree, and, in case of a direct appointment as a W2 professorship, additional scientific contributions, the appropriateness of which will wholly and exclusively be judged by the search committee (cf. § 36 HG). Applications from abroad are welcome. Applicants for which German is not a first language should be able to hold lectures in German withinn reasonable time – in addition to lectures in English.

Applications from applicants with severe disabilities, or equivalent, are expressly encouraged.

Bielefeld University has repeatedly been awarded for its successes in working towards gender equality, and is a certified "family friendly University". Applications from women are strongly encouraged, both in the scientific domain as well as in the areas of technology, IT, and manufacturing. Applications will be dealt with in accordance to state laws.

Applications including the usual documents (cv, list of publications, including a statement about the ten most important publications, 2-page concept on research and teaching, list of courses taught, copies of academic degrees) should be sent

by e-mail as a single PDF document by April 25th(x-apple-data-detectors://1), 2017**, to: Dekan.LiLi at uni-bielefeld.de(mailto:Dekan.LiLi at uni-bielefeld.de)

or by regular mail to: Universität Bielefeld Fakultät für Linguistik und Literaturwissenschaft - Der Dekan - Postfach 10 01 31(x-apple-data-detectors://4) 33501 Bielefeld(x-apple-data-detectors://4) Please do not send any originals, as the received documents will be destroyed at the end of the proceedings.

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