The Institute of Linguistics, Faculty of Modern Languages (FB 10), Goethe University Frankfurt, offers a position of a

Scientific researcher
(E13 TV-G-U, 50%-part-time)

starting October 1st, 2019 up to three years (with possible extension). The salary grade is based on the job characteristics of the collective agreement (TV-G-U) applicable to Goethe-University.

Application Requirements:
The successful candidate should hold a Master degree in linguistics with a specialisation in phonology. An excellent command of spoken and written German and English is mandatory. The candidate should enjoy working in an independent and pro-active manner. Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills are essential.

The successful candidate will conduct research within the area of prosodic phonology and will be responsible for the following tasks:
• Preparation and conduction of teaching BA- and MA-level classes at the Institute of Linguistics (2 LVS = one course per semester)
• Advice of students for preparation of BA- and MA-theses, and course assignments
• Participation in preparing and conducting of research projects at the professorship of linguistics/phonology, particularly assistance with the coordination of the speech lab
• Participation and support of preparing and hosting workshops and conferences, and of writing publications and third-party funding applications
• Participation and support of administration duties at the Institute of Linguistics
• The position includes the conduction of individual research within the area of prosodic phonology and writing a PhD thesis in this area is expected.

All required documents for the application (CV, letter of application, list of publications, teaching experience, presentations at conferences, exposé for a PhD project, name of a reference who could possibly be contacted) should be emailed in German or in English as one pdf attachment to Prof. Dr. Frank Kügler ( by June 11th, 2019. Goethe University will not refund any costs that emerge through the application process. Information about the Institute of Linguistics can be found here: