LINGUIST List 11.1940

Thu Sep 14 2000

Jobs: Lexicon/Syntax - Lang Contact, Areal Ling

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  1. M. Klamer, Language contact in Balkan, Suriname/Benin, Eastern Indonesia, Bolivia/Rondonia
  2. M. Klamer, PhD Positions Areal linguistics

Message 1: Language contact in Balkan, Suriname/Benin, Eastern Indonesia, Bolivia/Rondonia

Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2000 16:34:50 +0200
From: M. Klamer <m.klamerlet.vu.nl>
Subject: Language contact in Balkan, Suriname/Benin, Eastern Indonesia, Bolivia/Rondonia

4 Research Fellows
Spinoza Program Lexicon and Syntax, Leiden University

Applications are invited for a two-year Research Fellowship within the
Spinoza research program Lexicon and Syntax, to commence on January
1st, 2001 or soon thereafter.

The Spinoza Program Lexicon and Syntax (SPLS) studies the
interdependence of Lexicon and Syntax as it manifests itself at the
level of the areal, genetic, and typological relationships between
languages around the world.

The research is organised around the following main contact areas: the
Balkan, Eastern Indonesia, Bolivia/Rond´┐Żnia (Brazilia),
Benin/Suriname.

In addition, we plan to start research on Sign Languages and are
building a typological database which will contain information on
approx. 80 languages.

The Spinoza Program consists, at any one time, of about 20 scholars,
working on a variety of languages. Further information about SPLS will
be found at our website: http://www.let.leidenuniv.nl/spls

Applicants should have a PhD in linguistics (or will have to have
submitted their dissertation before taking up this position),
preferably on a topic related to the research areas of the Spinoza
program.

The succesful applicants will carry out research in one of the areal
teams, on a topic related to the overall research program, and is
expected to report on the research results through conference
presentations and scientific publications.

The appointment will be for a maximum of two years if fulltime. 
Parttime positions are negotiable.

The salary for research fellows is max. DFL 7.694 gross per month, for
a fulltime appointment, depending on experience.

Applications should include (i) a curriculum vitae, (ii) list of
publications, and (iii) a brief research proposal (maximally 1 page
A4). Applicants may be asked to submit a revised and/or elaborated
research proposal as part of the selection procedure.

Submission of applications:
Spinoza Lexicon & Syntax, HIL, Universiteit Leiden,
Faculteit der Letteren, Postbus 9515,
2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands

Please quote reference number 0-206 / 9998 
Closing date for applications: 1 October 2000. 
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Message 2: PhD Positions Areal linguistics

Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2000 16:42:00 +0200
From: M. Klamer <m.klamerlet.vu.nl>
Subject: PhD Positions Areal linguistics

4 PhD Positions
Spinoza Program Lexicon and Syntax, Leiden University

Applications are invited for 4 salaried PhD positions within the
Spinoza research program Lexicon and Syntax, to commence on January
1st, 2001 or soon thereafter. Appointments will be for 4 years.

The Spinoza Program Lexicon and Syntax (SPLS) at Leiden University
studies the interdependence of Lexicon and Syntax as it manifests
itself at the level of the areal, genetic, and typological
relationships between languages around the world.

The research is organised around the following main contact areas: the
Balkan, Eastern Indonesia, Bolivia/Rond´┐Żnia (Brazilia), and
Benin/Suriname.

In addition, we plan to start research on Sign Languages and are
building a typological database which will contain information on
approx. 80 languages.

The Spinoza Program consists, at any one time, of about 20 scholars,
working on a variety of languages.

Further information about SPLS will can be found at our website:
http://www.let.leidenuniv.nl/spls

The offered positions are salaried positions, to which the
following criteria apply:
* Applicants should have an MA in linguistics (general or
language specific), with outstanding results. The degree
should be obtained after 1995.
* Applicants must have a proven interest in carrying out
linguistic research
* Applicants must be able to finish the research within 4
years (fulltime)
* The research proposal must be of excellent quality, and
innovative proposals have priority.
* The research must lead to a PhD degree at Leiden
University

To apply, please submit:
* A letter of application
* A brief research proposal of max. 1 page A4
* A curriculum vitae, containing at least information on:
the applicant's education (including photocopies of MA
certificate), relevant experience in research and/or
teaching, and a list of publications (if any). In case the
applicant has not yet graduated, s/he should include (i) a
signed list of results obtained so far, (ii) a written
approval of his/her MA thesis, and (iii) a planned
graduation date.
Shortlisted applicants will be asked to submit an elaborated
research proposal as part of the selection procedure.

The salary will be according to the Dutch regulations for "AIO's". In
the first year, it will be Dfl. 2.398,--gross per month, gradually
increasing to dfl. 4.077,--gross in the fourth year.

The appointment will be for a maximum of four years if
fulltime. Parttime positions to a minimum of 0.8 are negotiable.

Submission of applications: Spinoza Lexicon & Syntax, HIL,
Universiteit Leiden, Faculteit der Letteren, Postbus 9515, 2300 RA
Leiden, The Netherlands

Please quote reference number 0-205 / 9998 Closing date for
applications: 1 October 2000.
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