LINGUIST List 12.3032

Tue Dec 4 2001

Support: Curie Fellowship:4 Positions, Netherlands

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  1. UiL-OTS, Marie Curie Fellowship:4 Positions, Utrecht Univ, Netherlands

Message 1: Marie Curie Fellowship:4 Positions, Utrecht Univ, Netherlands

Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2001 16:17:08 +0100
From: UiL-OTS <>
Subject: Marie Curie Fellowship:4 Positions, Utrecht Univ, Netherlands

Marie Curie Fellowships at Utrecht University, UiL OTS 

The Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS is a research institute of
the faculty of arts of Utrecht University. About a hundred people are
involved including 12 full professors, 16 postdoctoral researchers and
approximately 40 graduate students (

The goal of UiL OTS is to develop scientific expertise in the area of
language, speech and their use. UiL OTS participates in the
Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics and in the Graduate school
of Logic. UiL OTS research comprises the following six areas: (i)
Syntax and Semantics, (ii) Morphology & Phonology, (iii) Computational
Linguistics & Logic, (iv) Phonetics, (v) Language Development, and (vi)
Language Use. The UiL OTS research programme brings together research
from different strands of linguistics and related disciplines such as
logic, computer science, cognitive science, teaching, and social
science. Specific domains of interdisciplinary co-operation include:
primary and secondary language acquisition, language processing,
relations between language, logic and information.

UiL OTS is seeking ambitious and enthusiastic candidates for: 

4 Marie Curie Fellowships
starting: April 1 - Oktober 1, 2002
duration: variable between 3 -12 months.

Doctoral students preparing a PhD dissertation in Linguistics,
especially in one of the fields mentioned above are invited to
apply. A fellowship involves taking part in the graduate training of
UiL OTS. As part of their training, candidates will be able to follow
courses at UiL OTS and in the graduate programmes of the National
Graduate School of Linguistics (LOT). Furthermore, they receive
individual supervision from the UiL OTS faculty.

We are looking for candidates who show an enthusiasm for scientific
research and an evident interest in one of the areas provided by the
UiL OTS programme. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. We offer
a stimulating and innovative research environment with many
international contacts, a programme which offers possibilities for
advanced education in a broad area of linguistics, standard desk
facilities and good experimental facilities. A fellowship involves a
monthly allowance of Euro 1200.

For further information contact Dr. J. Don (phone: +31-30-2536006) 
(E-mail: or

For a brief summary of the requirements for fellows and the selection

For complete information concerning Marie Curie fellowships:

- Deadline of application: February 1, 2002.
- Start of fellowship: between April 1 - Oktober 1, 2002
- Applications should be accompanied by a curriculum vitae, a letter of
recommendation, statement how the stay will be relevant to the doctoral
study pursued, and, if relevant, a list of publications. 
- Selection before March 1, 2002

Requirements for fellows 


All fellows must be nationals of an EU Member or Associated State
(Bulgaria, Czech Republic, the Republic of Cyprus, Estonia, Hungary,
Iceland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Norway, Poland,
Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia), or have resided in the EU for at least
five years immediately prior to their selection by the company.


They must not undertake their fellowship in the country of their
nationality or recent centre of activity. Nationals from an Associated
State can only carry out their fellowship in a Member State.


At the time of selection the fellow must be 35 years old or less (with

-Qualifications and research experience 

The fellow must have postgraduate level scientific qualifications:
young researcher holding a degree obtained from a university or
equivalent institution of higher education, which qualifies the holder
to embark directly on a doctorate or equivalent degree. The fellow
must pursue doctoral studies in a subject area similar to that of
their home institute.


Utrecht institute of Linguistics OTS

Voice: #31 (0)30 - 253 6006
Fax : #31 (0)30 - 253 6000

Postal address:
Trans 10 
3512 JK Utrecht
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