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Institution Faculty of Languages and Literatures - Dept. for English and American Studies English Linguistics and English Literature of the Middle Ages
Remuneration group TV-L E13
Full-time / Part-time Part-time (50 %)
Start date 1 October 2024 for three years
Application deadline 2024-06-24

We are looking for you:

Doctoral/Post-Doctoral Position (50%) English Historical Linguistics / English Medieval Studies (m/f/x)

in Munich

Your tasks and responsibilities:

  • Execution in an independent dissertation or post-doc project in historical English linguistics or Old/Middle English literature
  • Course design and teaching in historical English linguistics or Old/Middle English literature (2,5 hours per week during term time)
  • Participation in research and publication projects, conference and outreach activities
  • Participation in student assessment and mentoring as well as associated administrative responsibilities

Your qualifications:

  • MA/PhD in English Linguistics or English Literature and Cultures of the English Middle Ages (for PhDs: PhD must have been completed in 2022 at the latest)
  • ca. 5-page proposal for a dissertation or post-doc project in historical English linguistics or Old or Middle English literature
  • high level of competence in Old and/or Middle English
  • fluency in English, German language skills (B2), Latin language skills


Your office is located in the centre of Munich and easily accessible by public transport. We offer you an interesting and responsible position with good opportunities for further training and development.

People with disabilities who are equally as qualified as other applicants will receive preferential treatment.


Please send your application
consisting of a cover letter, CV, certificates, project proposal for dissertation project or post-doc project (ca. 5 pages), etc.

in one PDF-file
by Email to

Prof. Dr. Ursula Lenker
Englische Sprachwissenschaft und Literatur des Mittelalters
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Dept. für Anglistik/Amerikanistik
Schellingstr. 3 RG
80799 München

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