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Junior Professorship for "Sign Languages"
Published(136 days ago)
Humboldt-Universität zu BerlinBerlin
The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Institute for Rehabilitation Sciences, invites applications for a
Junior Professorship for „Sign Languages“
starting as soon as possible. This is a W2 tenure track position. In order to verify whether the individual performance meets the requirements
of a permanent employment, an evaluation process will be opened not later than after five years of service. The professorship will be funded by
the „Bund-Länder-Programm zur Förderung des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses“. The aim of the programme is to pave the way
for a secure career in academia for early stage researchers. Tenure track professors at the HU Berlin are expected to carry out research and
teach, as well as be active on various university committees and acquire leadership and management skills. The concrete requirements out of
the framework catalogue [https://hu.berlin/tenuretrack_katalog]
will be specified in the course of the appointment process.
The junior professorship will represent the field of „Sign Languages“ in the area of Deaf Studies and Sign Language Interpreting in research
and teaching. We are looking for people with special research qualifications in at least two of the following areas:
Psycholinguistics of Sign Languages (L1/L2 Acquisition and Processing of Sign Languages)
Sign Language Linguistics
The teaching tasks result not only from the designated research fields, but also from the curricular requirements of the courses of study of the
Institute for Rehabilitation Sciences. Cooperation in the research focus of the Institute ‚Language and Communication‘ is desirable.
Applicants must meet the legal requirements for professorial appointments in accordance with § 102 a of the ‘Berliner Hochschulgesetz’.
HU is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and specifically encourages qualified female scholars to apply. Researchers from
abroad are welcome to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications will be given preferential consideration. People with a migration
background are specifically encouraged to apply.
Please send your application (including a publication list, a complete list of taught courses, information on both past and current research projects, and
a 2-page synopsis of the research profile) within 4 weeks, and quoting the reference number JP/011/18 to: Humboldt-Universität zu
Berlin, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Prof. Kassung, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, or preferably in electronic form in one
pdf file to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Since we will not return your documents, please submit copies in the application only.
Please visit our website www.hu-berlin.de/stellenangebote,
which gives you access to the legally binding German version.