W2 Professorship – Communication Studies with a special focus on Phonetics

Halle (DE)
11 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Institute of Music, Media and Communication Studies, Department of Communication Studies and Phonetics at the Faculty of Philosophy II of Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg invites applications for the position of a tenured

W2 Professorship – Communication Studies with a special focus on Phonetics

The successful candidate is expected to represent the field of communication studies / speech science with a special emphasis on linguistically oriented phonetics in both teaching and research. Furthermore, the person to be appointed should have teaching and/or research experience in another subdiscipline of speech science, preferably in rhetorical or aesthetic communication. 

The candidate should have experience in acquiring funding for research as well as in collaborating with academic partners and practitioners and is expected to promote the internationalisation of communication studies. She/he will contribute to the reorganisation of the discipline within the newly founded Institute of Music, Media and Communication Studies and the further development of study programmes. 

Additional duties are described in Section 34 of the Higher Education Act of the state of Saxony-Anhalt (HSG LSA).

A doctoral degree and additional academic achievements relevant to the field (the German Habilitation or equivalent achievements) as well as proof of pedagogical qualification are prerequisites. Applicants must fulfil the employment qualification requirements of Section 35 of HSG LSA. 

As an employer, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg is guided by the principle of equal opportunity. We explicitly invite applications by qualified female candidates. The university is committed to providing all its staff members with good opportunities to combine professional work and family obligations.

Applications by handicapped persons are preferentially considered, given equal qualifications and competence.

Please send your complete application (including curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts and certificates, description of academic career, lists of publications and previous teaching experience) in printed and digital form (as a PDF file) within 6 weeks of publication of this advertisement to the following address:

Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Dekan der Philosophischen Fakultät II, Prof. Dr. Georg Maas, 06099 Halle (Saale)
E-Mail: dekan@philfak2.uni-halle.de.

Remuneration will be determined according to legal and budgetary regulations. Costs incurred in the application process cannot be reimbursed.

In case of further questions, please contact Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy II, Prof. Dr. Georg Maas.