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Professorship (W1, tenure track) in Spanish and French Linguistics
Published(962 days ago)
Deadline for applications(934 days ago)
Goethe University FrankfurtFrankfurt am Main
The Faculty of Modern Languages, Department of Romance Literatures and Languages at the
Goethe University Frankfurt welcomes applications for the following full time position starting
Professorship (W1, tenure track)
in Spanish and French Linguistics
The initial tenure track appointment as Assistant Professor is for six years (§ 64 of the Higher
Education Act of the State of Hessen (HHG)). Upon positive evaluation, the incumbent will be
promoted to a permanent position at a higher level (W2).
The successful candidate will be responsible for research and teaching in the area of French
and Spanish Linguistics. He/She will have a research focus in at least one of the following
domains: Syntax, Phonology, Morphology, Semantics, with respect to the study of Romance
languages. She/He will be expected to cover the fields of theoretical linguistics and empirical
research in Spanish as well as French linguistics.
The successful candidate is expected to contribute to common research initiatives in- and
outside the faculty. She/He will engage in the education programs for teachers of French and
Spanish as well in the bachelor and master courses at the department of Romance languages
and literatures. The candidate will participate in the development of new study programmes of
The successful candidate will also be involved in teacher-training. Experience in teaching at
school and novel ideas regarding this topic would be welcome.
The candidate holds an excellent PhD in Romance linguistics and has a particular competence
in scientific research. According to § 64 HHG persons that obtained their PhD at Goethe
University Frankfurt are not eligible to the position. The doctorate should not date back to more
than four years and should be complemented by further scientific achievements.
The initial designated salary for the position is based on "W1" on the German university scale or
equivalent. Goethe University is an equal opportunities employer, which implies that applications
from women are specifically encouraged. For further information regarding the general
conditions for professorship appointments, please see:
Qualified academics are invited to submit their complete application with usual documentation
(curriculum vitae, copy of transcripts for all degrees completed, publication list, records of
teaching experience, research abroad, and extramural funding) by e-mail, either in English or
German within four weeks of publication of this announcement (deadline: 2017-02-02) to the
Dean of the Faculty of Modern Languages, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität