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Researcher (m/f/d) with expected 65 % employment – E 13 TV-L HU (third party funding limited to December 31, 2027)

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Faculty of Language, Literature and Humanities – Department of German Studies and Linguistics

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The Collaborative Research Centre 1412 Register: Language Users’ Knowledge of Situational-Functional Variation investigates since 2020 aspects of the register knowledge of the speakers of a language. Competent speakers can adapt their linguistic behavior on every level in response to the current situation in order to increase communicative efficiency. The CRC investigates and models register knowledge on the basis of a range of phenomena on all linguistic levels in diverse languages, language stages and language acquisition phases.


Task description:

  • scientific research services in in the area of register acquisition, CRC 1412 "Register", project C05 "Young adults’ specialized register knowledge: Modeling late linguistic development in L1 and L2" (The project investigates the L1 and L2 acquisition of academic registers in young adults. It advances an empirically based fine-grained model of the time course and the factors affecting the development of specialised linguistic repertoires and register flexibility in higher education. (further information about the SFB:; further information about the project:
  • Design, implementation and evaluation of quantitative and qualitative studies based on the project's own ReFlexAE corpus
  • Collaborative research tasks
  • Presentation and publication of project results
  • tasks for personal scientific qualification (doctorate)



  • completed master’s degree or equivalent at a German university or an equivalent international university, either in linguistics, corpus linguistics, psycholinguistics, or a closely related discipline
  • experience in corpus linguistic research
  • very good knowledge of the languages German (C1) and English (C1)
  • Ability to work independently, teamwork and communication skills
  • Desirable skills:
  • a genuine interest in the study of register acquisition and multilingual development
  • ideally, experience in empirical research methods and statistics skills
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Please send your application (including a motivation letter, a copy of relevant certificates, CV), quoting the reference number DR/135/23 to Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Sprach- und literaturwissenschaftliche Fakultät, Institut für deutsche Sprache und Linguistik, Frau Prof. Dr. Beate Lütke, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, or preferably by email in a single pdf file to

The Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and specifically encourages qualified female scholars to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications will be given preferential consideration. People with a history of immigration are specifically encouraged to apply. Since we will not return your documents, please submit copies in the application only.

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