26/07/2018

Junior Professorship for `Sign Languages`

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Other
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Established Researcher (R3)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    24/08/2018 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Germany › Berlin
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Other
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    Full-time
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    JP/011/18
  • IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?
    Yes

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Institute for Rehabilitation Sciences, invites applications for a

Junior Professorship for `Sign Languages`

from 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)

- Translation Studies

- Deaf Studies

- 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) by August 24, 2018, 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: berufungen.ksbf@hu-berlin.de. 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.

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Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Institute for Rehabilitation Sciences
Germany
Berlin

EURAXESS offer ID: 327834

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