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Full Professorship (W3) for English Language and Linguistics


 The Faculty of Philology of the University of Freiburg (Germany) invites applications for a

Full Professorship (W3) for English Language and Linguistics

(Fiebiger Professorship)

 at the English Department to be filled as soon as possible.

This professorship is also particularly suitable for highly qualified early career researchers.

The successful applicant will hold a Chair at the University of Freiburg. As the post is funded by a program aimed at strengthening academic cooperation between the Universities of Freiburg and Basel as part of the Eucor – The European Campus Initiative, the professorship holder will be assigned to the University of Basel (Switzerland) for part of their working time for a period of up to six years.

Prerequisites for the employment of Professors are a university degree, an outstanding dissertation and an excellent publication record. Substantial achievements and experience in academic research and teaching, at the level of a Habilitation according to the German academic system, are expected. We are looking for expertise in typological and contact-linguistic approaches to the English language, with focuses on at least two of the following areas: English phonetics/phonology, syntax of present-day English, sociolinguistic variation/World Englishes. Familiarity with state-of-the-art quantitative and experimental methods is an additional asset

We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here

 The following application documents are to be submitted:

  • Curriculum vitae (with complete list of publications)
  • Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications

  • Copies (hard copy or PDF) of the doctoral dissertation and the five most important publications


Please send your application including supporting documents mentioned above and the application form (https://intranet.uni-freiburg.de/public/downloads/saz/bewerbungsbogen-professoren-en.pdf), citing the reference number 00002844, by 24.03.2023 at the latest.

 Please send your application to the following address in written or electronic form:

An den Vorsitzenden der Berufungskommission, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Christian Mair, Universität Freiburg, Platz der Universität, 79085 Freiburg, or via e-mail to: bewerbungen@philologie.uni-freiburg.de.

Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Procedure Governing Appointments to Professorships at the University of Freiburg, available under https://intranet.uni-freiburg.de/public/downloads/saz/berufungsleitfaden-en.pdf


Ansprechpartner (Fakultät)
 Prof.in Dr. Uta Reinöhl  (Vorsitzende der Berufungskommission), Tel. 0761 / 203-3165
 Andrea Erbel (Sekretariat), Tel. 0761 / 203-2423
Ansprechpartner (Stabsstelle Gremien und Berufungen)
  Ulrike Stawarz, Tel. 0761 / 203-4220
Termin(e) der universitätsöffentlichen Vorträge
13./14. Juli 2023
Termin der abschließenden Sitzung der Berufungskommission
Termin der Beschlussfassung des Berufungsvorschlags im Senat
Einstellung des Berufungsverfahrens
Datum der Ruferteilung
Rufannahme (Datum und Name)


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