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Thu Oct 11 2001

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  1. Prof.Dr.Bernard Comrie, Doctoral Fellowships in Linguistics at Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany

Message 1: Doctoral Fellowships in Linguistics at Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany

Date: 11 Oct 2001 18:17:54 -0000
From: Prof.Dr.Bernard Comrie <comrieeva.mpg.de>
Subject: Doctoral Fellowships in Linguistics at Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany


Rank of Job: Doctoral Fellowships in Linguistics
Areas Required: Linguistics
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary
Anthropology
Department: Linguistics
State or Province: Germany
Country: Germany
Final Date of Application: 31 October 2001
Contact: Prof. Dr. Bernard Comrie comrieeva.mpg.de

Address for Applications:
Inselstrasse 22
Leipzig
Germany D-01403 
Germany

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

Doctoral fellowship in linguistics

The Department of Linguistics of the Max Planck Institute for
Evolutionary Anthropology (Leipzig) seeks candidates for two doctoral
fellowships in linguistics. The fellowship is for two years, with the
possibility of one or two six-month extensions.

The Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology studies human
diversity and human origins in a multidisciplinary perspective. The
contribution of linguistics to this goal lies in the study of the
history and prehistory of languages (and peoples) around the world
(especially non-European languages), as well as the current diversity
of human languages (linguistic fieldwork on little-described and
endangered languages and language typology). The Department of
Linguistics also collaborates with the Department of Evolutionary
Genetics to compare the evidence from both fields for the prehistory
of human populations. More information of the department and its
research projects is available on the institute's website (see below).

The fellow should already have an MA in Linguistics or an equivalent
qualification, and be either registered or qualified to register in a
recognized doctoral program at a university or equivalent
degree-awarding institution.

The doctoral fellow is expected to propose a thesis/dissertation
research topic that fits into the department's current foci. Regular
participation in the department's talks, seminars and workshops is
expected. Except for approved absences (e.g. fieldwork, conferences,
vacation), the place of work is Leipzig. The fellowship is available
from 01 January 2002, but a later starting date may be negotiated.

Good knowledge of English is required.

Applicants are requested to send a C.V., statement of research
interests, two letters of recommendation, and a sample of written work
on a relevant topic to:

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Personnel Administration
Prof. Dr. Bernard Comrie
- Doctoral fellow position -
Inselstrasse 22
D-01403 Leipzig
Germany

fax: +49 341 99 52 119
e_mail: comrieeva.mpg.de

Deadline for receipt of applications: 31 October 2001

The Institute's URL is: http://www.eva.mpg.de/
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