LINGUIST List 13.1313

Fri May 10 2002

Jobs: Syntax/Semantics: Researcher, Tuebingen Germany

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  1. Uli Sauerland, Syntax, Semantics: Researcher at Tuebingen Germany

Message 1: Syntax, Semantics: Researcher at Tuebingen Germany

Date: Fri, 10 May 2002 15:33:53 +0200
From: Uli Sauerland <>
Subject: Syntax, Semantics: Researcher at Tuebingen Germany


Project B12 of the SFB 441 is looking to hire a full-time researcher
investigating the syntax-semantics interface. The candidate would
join a team led by Arnim von Stechow and Wolfgang Sternefeld and
including Orin Percus and Janina Rado. The scientific goal of the
project is to investigate uses of variables in natural language.
We're looking for a candidate that brings her/his own research agenda
to the project, and can relate this to the questions set out in the
project proposal. The project proposal and further information about
the project are available on the Web at:

In addition to pursuing an active research agenda, the candidate is
expected to take on administrative duties within this project.
Willingness to teach one course per semester would be a plus. Teaching
can be in English. Starting date for the appointment should be
between September 1st 2002 and January 1st 2003. The Ph.D. must be
completed at the time of appointment. In any case, the appointment
will be until the end of 2004.

Remuneration depends on age and family status according to the BAT IIa
payscale in the German system. For a single 30-year old pretax salary
would be about 40.000 Euro/year. Furthermore, limited funds for
conference travel and office supplies are available.

Inquiries about the position should be made to Uli Sauerland
<>, who is currently holding the
position, or to Orin Percus <>.

The application should be accompanied by the following materials:

- curriculum vitae with a list of publications
- a short statement about the candidate's planned research
- up to three recent publications
- the names and Email-addresses of three referees we may contact
 (please do NOT send letters of recommendation at this point)

Applications should be sent by Email with all documents in PDF or
MS-Word format to:

 Gabi Hackenberg <>.

Applications can also be send by mail to:

 Prof. Dr. Arnim von Stechow
 Seminar f�r Sprachwissenschaft
 Universit�t T�bingen
 Wilhelmstr. 113
 72074 T�bingen

Final Date for applications is May 31st, 2002.
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