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Postdoctoral Position, The prehistory of the Aymaran languages

Universität Tübingen
1. Februar 2019
Postdoctoral position (E 13 TV-L, 100\%)
DFG Center for Advanced Studies „Words, Bones, Genes, Tools“

The University of Tübingen offers a
postdoctoral position (E 13 TV-L, 100\%)

in the junior research group “The language dynamics of the ancient Central Andes”. The position will be available from February 1st 2019 and run for 30 months.

The successful applicant will investigate the former extension of Aymaran languages in Peru by investigating toponyms and other possible traces of the languages with a focus on Northern and Central Peru.

Applicants must hold a PhD in linguistics or a related field when taking up the position and already have extensive experience with Aymaran and/or other major Andean languages, ideally covering also the relationship between the languages and societies. Particularly strong applicants will also already have a track record of publications in international journals. A background in the anthropology of the Americas is also highly desirable, as is experience with fieldwork and working in a research group. Applicants should have excellent social skills.

Applications should include a letter of motivation, a CV with a list of publications that demonstrate relevant experience as described above, and a sample of academic work.

Applications should be submitted electronically no later than May 15th 2018 to the project administrator, Dr. Monika Doll, at monika.doll[at]ifu.uni-tuebingen, who can also be contacted in case of questions.

The University seeks to raise the number of women in research and teaching and therefore urges qualified women academics to apply for these positions. Equally qualified applicants with disabilities will be given preference. The employment will be carried out by the central administration of the University of Tübingen.

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