Saturday, August 16, 2008

General Linguistics - German

General Linguistics; Ling & Literature: PhD Student,
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany

Institution/Organization: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität
Department: Zentrum für Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Ling & Literature


The Munich Center for Language and Literature is offering 4 doctoral student
positions (C1, 50%, 2,5 years with evaluation after the first year) to work
research projects related to one of the Center’s linguistic focuses:
- Kontakt - Wandel” (Linguistics) or “Figuren von Textualität” (Linguistics
Literature). Further information regarding the research done at the Center
available at the website listed above.

The doctoral students participate in the International Doctoral Programme in
Linguistics “Language Theory and Applied Linguistics”. Further information
regarding the Doctoral Programme is available at

Application requirements are a university degree graded above average
Artium, diploma, state board examination, Master of Arts (”with thesis”),
Maîtrise, Laurea, etc.) in a linguistic subject, very good knowledge of
working knowledge of English and one other language.

The Munich Center for Language and Linguistics actively promotes the
internationalization of postgraduate academic education. Therefore,
who acquired their degree at a university outside Germany are preferred.

Applications should contain an outline of the dissertation project (max. 10
pages), a CV, an application letter, certified copies of all school leaving
certificates and university diplomas and degrees.

Application Deadline: 31-Aug-2008

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
Dr. Caroline Trautmann