Open positions

This page lists open positions in the linguistic field at the University of Zurich.

Past offers

2019-09-20
Postdoc (75%) or PhD postition (60%), 28 months
in the project "Albanisch als Herkunftssprache in der Schweiz und in Deutschland"
Applications before 01 Oct 2019
Stellenantritt as soon as possible
Details in the ad (PDF, 289 KB) (in German)

2019-09-02
Student Assistants and Technical Support
in the project "Albanisch als Herkunftssprache in der Schweiz und in Deutschland"
Applications before 15 September 2019
Start 01 October 2019
Details in the ad (PDF, 75 KB) (in German)

2019-06-25
2 PhD positions
Phonetics & Speech Sciences Group, Department of Computerlinguistics
Applications until positions filled
Start 01 September 2019 (negotiable)
Details in the ad (PDF, 100 KB)

2019-06-03
Assistant professorship in Communicating Digitalized Spaces
Applications before 26 June 2019
Start as soon as possible
Details in the ad

2019-04-24
PhD position (60%) at the Romance Department
Applications before 10 May 2019
Start as soon as possible
Details in the ad (PDF, 102 KB)

2019-03-25
New job openings at IVS (Department of Comparative Linguistics)
Applications before 15 April 2019
Details of all job openings in this PDF (PDF, 214 KB)

4-year Postdoctoral Researcher position with a specialization in morphology and syntax
Applications before 15 April 2019
Start 01 September 2019

4-year Postdoctoral Researcher position with a specialization in Indo-European linguistics/philology and historical linguistics
Applications before 15 April 2019
Start 01 September 2019

4-year Postdoctoral Researcher position with a specialization in the languages of the Americas (or a subregion therein)
SNF-Sinergia-Projekt: “Out of Asia: Linguistic Diversity and Population History”
Applications before 15 April 2019
Start 15 September 2019

4-year Postdoctoral Researcher position with a specialization in the languages of Eurasia (or a subregion therein)
SNF-Sinergia-Projekt: “Out of Asia: Linguistic Diversity and Population History”
Applications before 15 April 2019
Start 15 September 2019

4-year Postdoctoral Researcher position with a specialization in linguistic phylogenetics
SNF-Sinergia-Projekt: “Out of Asia: Linguistic Diversity and Population History”
Applications before 15 April 2019
Start 15 September 2019

4-year PhD position with an interest in language history and area formation
SNF-Sinergia-Projekt: “Out of Asia: Linguistic Diversity and Population History”
Applications before 15 April 2019
Start 15 September 2019

4-year PhD student position
SNF-Project “Ergativity, Event Cognition and Evolutionary Biases in Language”
Applications before 30 April 2019 (extended!)
Start 01 October 2019

4-year Postdoctoral Researcher position
SNF-Project “Ergativity, Event Cognition and Evolutionary Biases in Language”
Applications before 30 April 2019 (extended!)
Start 01 October 2019

Language data scientist with a focus on statistics
Applications before 15 April 2019
Start at earliest opportunity

2019-01-09
Professorship in Digital Linguistics
Faculty of Arts
Applications before 24 Feb 2019
Start at earliest opportunity
Details in the ad

2019-01-03
1 PhD position (60%) and
1 PostDoc position (80%)
SNSF/DFG project "Heritage Albanian in Switzerland and Germany"
Applications before 03 February 2019
Start 01 April 2019 (preferably)
Details in the ads: PhD (PDF, 130 KB) | PostDoc (PDF, 128 KB)

2018-12-04
Application Integration Engineer (100%)
Zurich Competence Center Linguistics & URPP Language and Space
Applications asap, interviews in January 2019
Start 01 February 2019
Details in the ad

2018-11-14
Teaching position at IVS (3 BA courses)
Applications before 05 December 2018
Duration: Spring Semester 2019 (Teaching period 18 February - 01 June 2019)
Details in the ad

2018-08-22
PhD position at URPP SpuR (Video Group)
Applications before 23 September 2018
Begin 01 November 2018
Details in the ad

2018-05-07
2 PhD positions (60%) at the German Department
Applications before 31 August 2018
Begin 01 January 2019
Details in the ad (PDF, 55 KB) (in German)

2018-06-08
Student assistant (10%) at the chair of French linguistics of Prof. Elisabeth Stark at the Romance Department
Applications before 01 July 2018
Begin 01 August 2018
Details in the ad (PDF, 126 KB) (in French)

2018-06-08
Tutor at the chair of French linguistics of Prof. Elisabeth Stark at the Romance Department
Applications before 01 July 2018
Begin 17 September 2018
Details in the ad (PDF, 146 KB) (in French)

2018-06-07
2 student assistants (25%) at the Phonetics Lab
Applications before 26 June 2018
Begin 01 August 2018
Details in the ad (PDF, 57 KB)(in German)

2018-05-07
Student assistant in Romance Linguistics [French, Francoprovençal, Italian] (15%) at the Romance Department
Applications before 15 June 2018
Begin 1 July 2018
Details in the ad (PDF, 348 KB) (in French)

2018-04-30
PhD position at URPP SpuR (Group "Areal Morphology")
Applications before 15 June 2018
Begin 01 September 2018
Details in the
ad

2018-04-30
Assistant professor with tenure track for German Linguistics at the German Department
Applications before 07 June 2018
Begin 01 August 2019
Details in the ad (PDF, 63 KB)

2018-04-23
PhD position at URPP SpuR (Group "Accommodation and Social Catego­rization")
Applications before 15 May 2018
Begin 01 September 2018
Details in the ad

2018-04-23
PhD position at URPP SpuR (Systems of nominal determination in contact 'SyNoDe')
Applications before 15 May 2018
Begin 01 September 2018
Details in the ad

2018-04-09
PhD position at URPP SpuR (Language and Space Lab)
Applications before 15 May 2018
Start 01 September 2018
Details in the ad

2018-02-16
3 Postdocs (75%) at the URPP Language and Space
Applications before 15 May 2018
Begin 01 Sept 2018
Details in the ad (PDF, 81 KB)

2018-04-23
PhD position at Romance Department (Italian studies)
Applications before 10 May 2018
Begin 01 June 2018
Details in the ad (PDF, 61 KB)

2018-03-21
Group Leader, GIS at URPP Language and Space
Applications before 22 April 2018
Begin 01 June 2018
Details under this link or in the ad

2018-03-07
PhD student appointment (60%) at the English Department
Applications before 06 April 2018
Begin 01 Sept 2018
Details in the ad (PDF, 89 KB)

2018-02-16
Linguistics students with programming skills (25%) at the Institute for Comparative Linguistics
Applications until 28.02.2018
Begin 01 April 2018
Details in the ad

2017


2017-10-27
Student for Data Analysis (20-40%) at the Institute for Comparative Linguistics
Applications until 12.11.2017
Start 01.12.2017 (or as agreed)
Limited to 12 months, with possibility of extension
Details in the ad (PDF, 64 KB)

2017-10-27
Postdoctoral Position at the Institute for Comparative Linguistics
Applications until 01.12.2017
Start 01.02.2018
Details in the ad

2017-04-05
Linguistic Student for Corpus Annotation at the Institute for Comparative Linguistics
Applications until 30.04.2017
Start 01.05.2017 or as agreed
5 months fixed term
Find more d
etails in the ad  (PDF, 62 KB)(in German)

2017-03-18
Student Assistant at the Institute for Comparative Linguistics
Applications until 15.04.2017
Start as agreed
Find more d
etails in the ad (PDF, 88 KB)  (PDF, 62 KB)(in German)

2017-03-10
One Postdoctoral and one PhD Student Position in Indo-Aryan and Iranian Linguistics at the Institute of Comparative Linguistics
Applications until 31.03.2017
Start 01.09.2017
Details in the ad

2017-03-10
Postdoctoral Position in Typology at the Institute of Comparative Linguistics
Applications until 31.03.2017
Start 01.09.2017
Details in the ad

2017-03-10
Postdoc position in Animal Combinatorial Communication at the Institutes of Comparative Linguistics and Psychology
Applications until 31.03.2017
Start summer/beginning of fall 2017
Details in the ad

2017-02-24
3 Doctoral Positions in Psycholinguistics at the Institutes of Comparative Linguistics and Psychology
Applications until 31.03.2017
Start 01.10.2017
Details in the ad

2017-02-06
Academic Assistant (60%) at the Slavic Department
Applications until 15.03.2017
Start 01.08.2017
Details in the ad (PDF, 77 KB) (in German)

2017-02-01
Assistant Professorship for Language and Space in Ibero-Romance at the Romance Department
Applications until 05.03.2017
Start: immediately
Details in the ad (in German)