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Thank you for your interest in joining the CRC "Prominence in Language." On this page, you will find positions that are currently open at the CRC.

The CRC 1252 "Prominence in Language" offers a full-time postdoctoral position from 01.05.2019 to 31.12.2020. The announcement applies to the project C04 "Conceptual and referential activation in discourse". The closing date for applications is 28.02.2019. Further information on the announcement can be found here.


The CRC 1252 funds research stays for Senior and Junior Fellows willing to enter into active collaboration with one or more projects and promote research at the CRC through their expertise. Fellows typically spend any amount of time ranging up to four weeks in Cologne to contribute to a dynamic research environment. Further information on this call for applications can be found here.

  • a.wasiri(at)

The CRC 1252 provides travel grants for partipants of conferences and workshops surrounding the CRC 1252. You can find more information here.

  • a.wasiri(at)

If you are interested in research collaboration, please contact the speaker of the CRC, Professor Dr. Klaus von Heusinger, or contact the project or its PI directly (overview).

  • klaus.vonheusinger(at)

Questions regarding the pursuit of a PhD within the CRC can be directed to Professor Dr. Petra Schumacher, who is the coordinator of a.r.t.e.s. class 8, or directly to the PI of the project (overview).

  • petra.schumacher(at)