LINGUIST List 13.1403

Mon May 20 2002

Jobs: Semantics/Syntax/Phonology: PostDoc Germany

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  1. Koyka Stoyanova, Semantics, Syntax, Phonology:PostDoc, Humboldt, Berlin/Potsdam Germany

Message 1: Semantics, Syntax, Phonology:PostDoc, Humboldt, Berlin/Potsdam Germany

Date: Sun, 19 May 2002 08:14:09 -0400 (EDT)
From: Koyka Stoyanova <>
Subject: Semantics, Syntax, Phonology:PostDoc, Humboldt, Berlin/Potsdam Germany

The Humboldt-University at Berlin and the University of Potsdam are

1 Post-doctoral stipend, to start 1. November 2002

The study/research program is concerned with the organisation of the
human language faculty, with special emphasis on economy, optimality
and minimality in the principles and operations that make possible and
constrain the highly complex structures of language.

There are 4 research areas:

- Derivation of universal structural laws from grammar inherent
- Ellipsis
- Lexical and phrasal structure building: comparison of complexity
- Aspects of information structure in semantics, syntax and phonology 

Information can be obtained from the addresses below. Individuals who
have completed a PhD thesis in one of the 4 research field listed
above is required. are invited to apply. Application should contain
degree/ diploma certificates, curriculum vitae, academic references
(at least one), and an outline for a research proposal (alternatively
you may choose one of the research areas and send your
MA-thesis). Applications should be sent to:

 Prof. Dr. Karin Donhauser
 Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin
 Institut fuer deutsche Sprache und Linguistik
 Unter den Linden 6
 10099 Berlin

e-mail inquiries:

Deadline for receipt of applications: 14. June 2002. 
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