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Stellenausschreibung / Job advertisement

The Department of German Studies at the School of Linguistics and Cultural Studies of the Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg (Germany) invites applications for a full-time postdoc position of a

Research Associate (m/f/d)
(100%, TV-L 13 German salary scale) 

in Hearing Research/Phonetics as soon as possible for a limited period of two years. The position is suitable for part-time work.

The position will join a research group focusing on the effect of voice quality on speech intelligibility and listening effort, which is associated to the Cluster of Excellence Hearing4All ( Research Associate’s primary responsibilities include setting up and performing experiments with native speakers of German, creating stimuli using speech synthesis, maintaining and analyzing data, and assisting with preparing reports and manuscripts in collaboration with the principal investigator (Jörg Peters). Other responsibilities may include organizing workshops and providing general administrative support.


  • Qualifying academic university degree (Master or diploma)
  • Completed PhD (by the start of the appointment) in Hearing Research, Speech Synthesis, Automatic Speech Recognition, Phonetics, Computer Linguistics, or a related field.
  • Expertise in experimental methodology, statistics and programming (e.g., R, Matlab, Praat scripting, E-Prime). 

Fluency in German is an advantage but not required.

The position is to be filled by January 1, 2023, or otherwise at the earliest possible date.

The University of Oldenburg is dedicated to increasing the percentage of female employees in the field of science. Therefore, female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. In accordance with Lower Saxony regulations (§ 21 Section 3 NHG) female candidates with equal qualifications will be preferentially considered. Applicants with disabilities will be given preference in case of equal qualification.

For application, please submit electronically one pdf document containing a letter of motivation, a CV including copies of certificates, the doctoral thesis and three further publications to Prof. Dr. Jörg Peters, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Faculty III, Institute of German Studies, 26111 Oldenburg, Germany.

Application Deadline: 9-Dec-2022
Email Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
Professor Jörg Peters

For the legally binding German version of this job advertisement, please see


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