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Support: Corpus Ling,Socioling:PhD Tilburg U Netherlands

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  1. Ad Backus, Corpus Ling, Socioling: PhD student, Tilburg U, Brabant Netherlands

Message 1: Corpus Ling, Socioling: PhD student, Tilburg U, Brabant Netherlands

Date: 11 Apr 2002 22:27:34 -0000
From: Ad Backus <>
Subject: Corpus Ling, Socioling: PhD student, Tilburg U, Brabant Netherlands

Rank of Job: Ph. D. student
Areas Required: Turkish
Other Desired Areas: corpus linguistics, sociolinguistics
University or Organization: Tilburg University
Department: Linguistics
State or Province: Brabant
Country: Netherlands
Final Date of Application: 31 April 2002
Contact: Ad Backus

Address for Applications:
PO Box 90153
Brabant 5000 LE

Tilburg University is a modern, specialized university in the field of
the social sciences, with more than 9,000 students and more than 1,600
staff. The education and research at the university meet nationally
recognized high standards.

In its education and research, the Arts Faculty addresses the
following fields of interest: text linguistics and communication,
professional communication and digital media, linguistics and
artificial intelligence, literary studies and consumer behaviour with
respect to literature. The faculty participates in the
inter-university Research Institute Centre for Language Studies, and
is associated with the National Research School of Linguistics, the
Research School of Logic, and the Research School of Literary
Studies. Characteristics of the faculty are its small scale, its
social orientation, and the high quality of its education and

The faculty has a vacancy for a full-time: 

Ph.D. student for the project "Synchronic register variation in mono-
and bilingual Turkish"

Vacancy number 810.2002.03

Babylon, Center for studies of Multilingualism in the multicultural
Society offers a 4-year position for a Ph.D. student as part of the
project "Synchronic register variation in mono- and bilingual
Turkish". The project focuses on variation in Turkish as it is spoken
in Turkey and by the bilingual immigrant community in Holland. Tasks
consist of building up a corpus of natural spoken Turkish, and
analyzing selected aspects, in close cooperation with the principal
investigator and a research assistant.

Candidates must have a sound knowledge of Turkish and possess a
Masters diploma that testifies to an affinity with the fields of
sociolinguistics and/or corpus linguistics. For further information or
a more detailed description of the project, please contact
Dr. A. Backus (e-mail or

The collective labour agreement of Tilburg University applies. You
will have a 4-year contract. The starting salary is 1551 euro gross
per month which will mount to 2103 euro gross in the 4th. year for
full-time employment.

Applications, accompanied by a CV, have to be submitted in writing
before April 30, to Faculteit der Letteren, att. The managing
director, mrs. drs. O. Zweekhorst kamer U 40, Postbus 90153, 5000 LE
Tilburg. If you wish to apply via e-mail, please send your letter and
CV to our Personnel Manager on his e-mail address
It is the policy of the university to increase the number of women
employed. Also members of ethnic minority groups and handicapped
people are expressly invited to apply.
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