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Universität zu Köln | CRC 1252 | Prominence in Language

PhD Position (f/m/d) in subproject B04 - Focus Spanish

  • Online seit 07.02.2021
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Faculty of Arts and Humanities
PhD Position (f/m/d) in subproject B04 - Focus Spanish
CRC 1252 | Prominence in Language

The University of Cologne is one of the largest and most research-intensive universities in Germany, offering a wide range of subjects. With its six faculties and its interfaculty centres, it offers a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines and internationally outstanding profile areas, supported by the administration with its services.

The CRC 1252 | Prominence in Language is characterized by a dynamic research environment, which is represented by 22 subprojects within the field of linguistics. This call is valid for the subproject B04 „Interaction of nominal and verbal features for Differential Object Marking“ under the direction of Prof. Dr. Marco García García and Prof. Dr. Klaus von Heusinger (https://sfb1252.uni-koeln.de/en/). For more information on this position, please visit: www.sfb1252.uni-koeln.de/ueber-uns/ausschreibungen.


  • Prepare, conduct, and evaluation of corpus analyses
  • Support of elicitation experiments
  • You will compile and statistically evaluate data on differential object marking in Spanish from different corpora.
  • You will prepare, conduct and statistically evaluate elicitation experiments on differential object marking in Spanish.
  • You will present your results at international conferences and make them available to the research community.


  • A well established research network
  • A diverse and fair working environment
  • Support in reconciling work and family life
  • Flexible working time models, full-time positions suitable for job sharing
  • Extensive advanced training opportunities
  • Occupational health management offers
  • Local transport ticket at a discount for UoC employees

The position is available from the 01.05.2021on a part-time basis (25,89 hours per week/65%). It is limited to the 31.12.2024. If the applicant meets the relevant wage requirements and personal qualifications, the salary is based on remuneration group 13 TV-L of the pay scale for the German public sector.

The University of Cologne is committed to equal opportunities and diversity. Women are especially encouraged to apply and will be considered preferentially in accordance with the Equal Opportunities Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Landesgleichstellungsgesetz – LGG NRW). We also expressly welcome applications from people with disabilities / special needs or of equal status.

Please send your convincing application with proof of the sought qualifications by email (in one pdf-file) with the reference number Wiss2101-17 to application-sfb1252@uni-koeln.de. The application deadline is 07.03.2021.
Please do not include a photo with your application. In addition to the usual documents, please send your Master‘s thesis or, if it has not yet been completed, if possible two to three preliminary chapters of the Master‘s thesis as well as two representative term papers. Further questions can be addressed to Prof. Marco Garcia Garcia (marco.garcia@uni-koeln.de).



  • You have earned a university degree with a focus on linguistics.
  • You are capable of working in a team and to work at the interface to related projects.
  • You are capable of quickly adapting to new research topics.
  • Prerequisites are excellent Spanish and fluent English. Very good German language skills are an advantage.
  • You should have an efficient and above-averagely well-organised and results-oriented working style.


Art der Beschäftigung
Zeitraum der Beschäftigung
It is limited to the 31.12.2024.
remuneration group TV-L 13 of the pay scale for the German public sector
Sonntag, 07. März 2021 - 23:59


Hochschule / Einrichtung
Universität zu Köln
Institut / Einrichtung
CRC 1252 | Prominence in Language
50931 Köln, Deutschland
Herr Prof. Marco Garcia Garcia


Herr Prof. Marco Garcia Garcia



Universität zu Köln | CRC 1252 | Prominence in Language

50931 Köln