5-year lecturer (postdoc) position in English Linguistics (teaching and research) at the University of Salzburg, Austria

5-year lecturer (postdoc) position in English Linguistics (teaching and research) at the University of Salzburg, Austria (GZ A 0235/1-2022) 

The Department of English and American Studies at the University of Salzburg intends to appoint a postdoctoral lecturer (teaching and research) in English Linguistics with a specialization in (Variationist) Sociolinguistics.  

  • Salary: € 4,061.50 before tax (14 times a year) 
  • Closing date: 7 December 2022 
  • Start date: 1 March 2023 (if desired 1 October 2023) 
  • Duration of contract: 5 years 
  • Hours per Week: 40 
  • Reference: GZ A 0235/1-2022 

Duties will include: Independent research in English Linguistics; contributions to departmental administration and grant writing in the area of English Linguistics; independent teaching in English Linguistics (4 hours per week), especially in (Variationist) Sociolinguistics 

Person specification – essential: Doctorate/PhD in (English) Linguistics; record of publication/research in (Variationist) Sociolinguisticsexperience in the acquisition of external or internal project funding; good record of teaching in the core areas of English Linguistics, particularly Sociolinguisticsexcellent English proficiency

Person specification – desirable: 

Experience abroad; experience and interest in Educational Linguistics (in the widest sense), particularly regarding diversity, inclusion, gender, interculturality and multilingualism; evidence of the ability to successfully engage in collaborative work as part of a team; reliability and commitment  

Further details: 

For more information, please contact Erik Schleef at erik.schleef@sbg.ac.at

Closing date: 7 December 2022 

Unfortunately, the University of Salzburg does not pay for interview-related travel and accommodation; however, an online interview may be arranged. 

Please quote reference code GZ A 0235/1-2022 when applying and send your application to bewerbung@sbg.ac.at. Please include a cover letter, your CV, BA and MA certificates, a writing sample and name and address of two academics who may be contacted for letters of recommendation.