Chair of Romance Languages and Cultures
Positions

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French literary and cultural studies

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Research assistants

Research Assistant - multilingual nations

The Chair of Romance Languages and Cultures (Chairholder Professor Ursula Reutner) of the University of Passau invites applications for the post of

Graduate Teaching Assistant
('Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin / Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter')

to start in 2018 (starting date negotiable). This is a fixed-term, part-time post offered at 0.5 full-time equivalent. Remuneration is in line with pay grade TV-L E13 of the German public-sector salary scale.


Duties and responsibilities

  • The responsibilities of this post include teaching 2.5 academic hours per week during the semester, assisting the Chair with its research projects and lending a hand with the related organisational matters when and as needed.

Research interest in linguistics

  • The successful candidate will have a research interest in the situation of the Romance languages in multilingual nations (e.g. Belgium, Switzerland, Canada, Mexico or Colombia), and particularly in African states (official policies with regard to language; linguistic peculiarities).

Person specification

  • You have a master's or equivalent degree in the area of Romance Linguistics as well as competencies in two Romance languages and intend to write a doctoral thesis on this subject.

As the University of Passau wishes to raise the proportion of its female academic staff, women are expressly encouraged to apply. Furthermore, this post is suitable for those with severe disabilities, who are given preference if their overall personal aptitudes and qualifications are equal.

How to apply

Your full application schould incude:

  • your curriculum vitae
  • draft for a seminar on the subject of 'Romance Languages in Africa' (consisting of a brief teaching outline and seminar bibliography)

Your application, which may be written in German, English, French, Italian or Spanish, should be addressed to Professor Ursula Reutner, Chair of Romance Languages and Cultures, Innstr. 25, 94032 Passau, Germany. If you have any questions concerning the above post, please write to Ms Gabi Guadamillas, gabi.guadamillasatuni-passau.de.

Research Assistant - digitalization

The Chair of Romance Languages and Cultures (Chairholder Professor Ursula Reutner) of the University of Passau invites applications for the post of

Graduate Teaching Assistant
('Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin / Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter')

to start in 2018 (starting date negotiable). This is a fixed-term, part-time post offered at 0.5 full-time equivalent. Remuneration is in line with pay grade TV-L E13 of the German public-sector salary scale.


Duties and responsibilities

  • The responsibilities of this post include teaching 2.5 academic hours per week during the semester, assisting the Chair with its research projects and lending a hand with the related organisational matters when and as needed.

Research interest in linguistics

  • The successful candidate will have a research interest in the linguistic consequences of digitalisation.

Person specification

  • You have a master's or equivalent degree in the area of Romance Linguistics as well as competencies in two Romance languages and intend to write a doctoral thesis on this subject.

As the University of Passau wishes to raise the proportion of its female academic staff, women are expressly encouraged to apply. Furthermore, this post is suitable for those with severe disabilities, who are given preference if their overall personal aptitudes and qualifications are equal.

How to apply

Your full application schould incude:

  • your curriculum vitae
  • draft for a seminar on the subject of 'Language and the Internet' (consisting of a brief teaching outline and seminar bibliography)

Your application, which may be written in German, English, French, Italian or Spanish, should be addressed to Professor Ursula Reutner, Chair of Romance Languages and Cultures, Innstr. 25, 94032 Passau, Germany. If you have any questions concerning the above post, please write to Ms Gabi Guadamillas, gabi.guadamillasatuni-passau.de.