The University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, invites applications for a position of
Full professor (66.6%) OR assistant professor tenure track (75%) in galloroman dialectology and sociolinguistics
Specialization: Regional variations of French within the Franco-Provençal and Romand domains.
Job description : Research at an international level regarding Franco-Provençal and Oïlic dialects as well as the variation of regional French in the Franco-Provençal and Romand domains.
Teaching and responsibilities: Teaching of dialectology and sociolinguistics at BA and MA levels; 5 periods of 45 minutes per week over the year or a full professor 66.6% or 3 periods of 45 minutes per week over the year for an assistant professor 75%. Supervision of MA and PhD theses. Affiliation to the Institute of Language Sciences.
Requirements : Applicants must hold a doctorate in a relevant discipline, have a high-level publication record, and excellent teaching skills. For a position as a full professor, they must show efficiency in fund-raising; for a position as assistant professor they must be motivated to raise funds. Courses will be taught in French; non-French speakers are expected to teach in French after a two-year period.
Application deadline : June 15 2021.
Applications should be uploaded at www.unine.ch/candis (ref. FLSH-Dialecto), in the form of a single PDF file including: a letter of motivation, a detailed CV including research and teaching activities, a list of publications, a statement of teaching/research interests and projects to be developed at the University of Neuchâtel (3 pages max.), copies of diplomas, list of three experts able to assess the competence of the candidate. Selected candidates will be invited to send in publications at a later point.
Salary: see the University website:
Starting date: Feb. 1 2022 or upon agreement.
Information : further information can be obtained by contacting the Head of the Hiring Committee Prof. S. Pekarek Doehler (firstname.lastname@example.org) or the Dean of the Faculty (email@example.com) as well as by visiting the websites of the Faculty (http://www.unine.ch/lettres/home.html) or the Institute of Language Sciences’ website (https://www.unine.ch/isla).
The University of Neuchâtel is committed to provide non-discriminatory working conditions.