Berlin: Research fellow (m/w/d; 65%)

Humboldt-University: Research fellow (m/w/d; 65%) Department of English and American Studies (DR/143/20)

Research fellow (m/w/d) with part-time employment (65%) - E 13 TV-L HU (third party funding, until 31.12.2023, the employment is planned for January 1, 2021)

Kennziffer DR/143/20
Kategorie(n) Wissenschaftliches Personal
Anzahl der Stellen 1
Einsatzort Faculty of Language, Literature and Humanities, Department of English and American Studies

Bewerbung bis 02.09.20

Job description:

The candidate is to participate in the research activities within the DFG-funded research project “Pragmatic Functions and Effects of Register Variation and Switch: a Register approach to negation and polarity " within the CRC 1412. Responsibilities include particularly the investigation of negation and polarity items, and the publication of the results; the candidate is expected to pursue a PhD in linguistic


Applicants should have completed an excellent academic degree in linguistics, cognitive science, psychology or related fields by the planned start date of 01.01.2021; knowledge of formal semantic- and pragmatic theories; experience with sociolinguistic or psycholinguistic methods (experimental design, data analysis) is mandatory; an excellent command of English; knowledge of a variety of English or experience with corpus-linguistic methods is not required, but a plus; skills of taking initiative, collaboration and time management

Bewerbung an

Please send your application within 2 weeks, and quoting the reference number DR/143/20, to

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Faculty of Language, Literature and Humanities
Department of English and American Studies
Prof. Mingya Liu
Unter den Linden 6
10099 Berlin, Germany

or preferably in electronic form (in one single PDF-file) to Further information can be obtained from Prof. Dr. Mingya Liu (mingya.liu(at)

HU is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and specifically encourages qualified female scholars to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications will be given preferential consideration. People with an immigration background are specifically encouraged to apply. Since we will not return your documents, please submit copies in the application only.

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