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Freie Uni­ver­si­tät Ber­lin - Department of Philosophy and Humanities - Institute of German and Dutch Languages and Literatures

University Professor of German Grammar

Work­ing field:

The appointed candidate will cover research and teaching in the field of German grammar.


Appointment requirements are governed by Section 100 of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz).

In addition, the successful candidate will carry out teaching and research on the functional aspects of German grammar using empirical methods. They should have relevant international teaching experience at the university level and a record of international research, including experience in acquiring and leading externally funded research projects.

Along with the regular official duties of professors listed in Section 99 of the Berlin Higher Education Act, we expect the appointee to engage in the following activities:

The appointee will be expected to teach in the institute’s bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in German Languages and Literatures and Linguistics, and to teach aspects of their subject in the context of teacher training programs. The new professor will contribute to the establishment of future research partnerships and actively engage in Freie Universität’s initiatives in the area of digital humanities. They will be expected to engage with gender and diversity issues relevant to their field as part of their research and teaching.

How to ap­ply:

Applications should include a CV, copies of all certificates of academic qualification in German or English; a list of publications, a list of courses previously taught, and evidence of teaching aptitude. Please include information on involvement in ongoing and future research endeavors, joint research projects, externally funded projects and, if necessary, please include language certificates. If applicable, please give information on partnerships with industry, inventions/patents, and spin-offs.

Please submit all application materials electronically as one PDF file (maximum 5 MB) by August 19th , 2021 Be sure to include a personal postal address and email, as well as the reference code for the position. For formal purposes, (i.e., for formatting application documents), you may use the following postal address, but please send your application to the e-mail address below it:

Freie Universität Berlin
Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Dean’s Office
Attn: Ms. Hehn
Habelschwerdter Allee 45
14195 Berlin


Application documents will be deleted from our servers after the legal retention period has lapsed.

The regulations defined by the Berlin Higher Education Act that are relevant to professorships (Sections 99, 100, 101,102a,102c BerlHG) can be found online:
On the given occasion and for the duration of the essential on-site operations by Freie Universität Berlin, we kindly ask you to apply electronically by e-mail. The processing of a postal application cannot be guaranteed.

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Freie Universität Berlin is an equal opportunity employer.