JOB OPENING: PHD STUDENT / RESEARCHER IN ENGLISH LINGUISTICS

We are inviting applications for a three-year 0,5 PhD student position (E 13 TV-L on the German salary scale) in the English linguistics section at Bremen University, one of eleven “Universities of Excellence” in Germany that compete internationally in top-level research. The position should be filled by 1 October 2016.

Applicants have an MA in English (Applied) Linguistics (or a teacher degree with a focus on and final thesis in English linguistics) and a strong background and interest in either varieties of English, (learner) corpus research or Second Language Acquisition. Successful applicants are expected to carry out research on a dissertation in (applied) English linguistics. The teaching load comprises 2 hours per semester.

Further information about the research unit can be found online at http://www.fb10.uni-bremen.de/anglistik/linguistik/default.aspx. For further enquiries write to the e-mail address specified below.

Non-native speakers of German should have at least a working knowledge of German. Detailed information about the German salary scale can be found here: http://www.uni-bremen.de/en/international/ways-to-the-university-of-bremen/welcome-centre-international-researchers/useful-information/financing.html

Applications deadline: 01 September 2016

Mailing address for applications (e-mail applications with letter of motivation, dissertation proposal, CV, and diplomas attached as a single PDF are preferred):

Prof. Dr. Marcus Callies
University of Bremen, Faculty of Linguistics and Literary Studies
English-Speaking Cultures
Bibliothekstraße 1, GW 2
D-28359 Bremen
callies@uni-bremen.de