Chair (W3) of Romance Linguistics

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
23 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
27 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

At TU Dresden, Faculty of Linguistics, Literature and Cultural Studies, the Institute of Romance Studies invites applications for the

Chair (W3) of Romance Linguistics

to be filled at the earliest possible date.

We welcome your application if you would like to represent the subject area of Romance linguistics (French/Italian) in research and teaching in both synchronic and diachronic perspective. You will have the opportunity to lead and implement research projects, perform teaching tasks at the Institute of Romance Studies, the Faculty of Linguistics, Literature and Cultural Studies and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (including classes in French and Italian), participate in academic selfadministration as well as to (cooperatively) lead the Centre for Italian Studies. We assume your active cooperation in research in both the Emerging Field „Culture and Societal Change“ and joint projects of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Reference to the research interests of the CRC 1285 'Invectivity. Constellations and Dynamics of Disparagement' is desirable.

We wish for an internationally proven academic with an excellent publication record, global networks, the ability to secure third-party funding and proven interests in interdisciplinary cooperation and connectivity of cultural science issues. We welcome applications with a strong profile in linguistics and research interests in two of the following areas:

  • contact linguistics
  • digital linguistics
  • corpus linguistics
  • discourse linguistics
  • linguistics of conversation

Applications must fulfil the employment qualification requirements of § 58 of the Act on the Autonomy of Institutions of Higher Education in the Free State of Saxony (SächsHSFG).

For further information please contact the Dean of the Faculty of Linguistics, Literature and Cultural Studies, Prof. Dr. Christian Prunitsch, Tel. +49 351 463-32356; email:

TU Dresden seeks to employ more female professors. Hence, we particularly encourage women to apply. Applications from candidates with disabilities or those requiring additional support are very welcome. The university is a certified family-friendly university and offers a Dual Career Service. If you have any questions about these topics, please contact the Equal Opportunities Officer of the Faculty of Linguistics, Literature and Cultural Studies (Nathalie Schmidt, or the Representative of Employees with Disabilities (Roberto Lemmrich, +49 351 463-33175).

Please submit your application including a CV in tabular form, a description of your academic career, a list of your publications, a compilation of courses taught including the results of evaluations of the last three years and a certified copy of the certificate of your highest academic degree as hard copy by 27.08.2020 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) to: TU Dresden, Dekan der Fakultät Sprach-, Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften, Herrn Prof. Dr. Christian Prunitsch, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden and in electronic form as one single PDF document via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal to

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