The Faculty of Philology at Ruhr-Universitšt Bochum, German Department, is inviting applications for the position of a W1(W2) Tenure-Track PROFESSOR OF DIGITAL FORENSIC LINGUISTICS starting 1 October 2019.
The future tenure-track professor will teach and conduct research in the field of forensic linguistics with a focus on authorship analysis. The responsabilities include the linguistic analysis of digital communication in social networks as well as the development of automatic programs for authorship attribution. The successful candidate should have an excellent doctoral degree in linguistics and ideally have expertise in computer science (machine learning). The teaching (4 hours a week, increased to 5 hours upon successful evaluation after three years) will be within the M.A. program Germanistik (German philology). A willingness to develop interdisciplinary teaching units is desirable.
We expect: - an aptitude for and a deep commitment to academic teaching; - willingness to participate in interdisciplinary academic work; - willingness and ability to raise external research funding; - readiness to participate in academic administration.
The position is part of the German federal-state programme for promoting young academics. Upon successful evaluation, the tenure-track position will become a tenured position. The evaluation criteria can be found at http://www.dekphil.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/.
Ruhr-Universitšt Bochum is an equal opportunity employer. We especially aim to support the careers of women in areas where they are underrepresented and therefore warmly welcome applications by women. We also warmly welcome applications from qualified applicants with disabilities.
Complete applications including CV, copies of academic certificates, lists of publications, funded projects and teaching record should be submitted by email (in one PDF-file) to the Dean of the Faculty of Philology at Ruhr-Universitšt Bochum, Prof. Dr. Manuel Baumbach, dekanat-philologie at rub.de, by February 28, 2019.