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Wed Sep 18 2002

Support: Semantics: PhD Studentship, U/Groningen

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  1. P. Hendriks, Semantics: PhD Studentship at U of Groningen, Netherlands

Message 1: Semantics: PhD Studentship at U of Groningen, Netherlands

Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 12:32:33 +0100
From: P. Hendriks <>
Subject: Semantics: PhD Studentship at U of Groningen, Netherlands

The Center for Language and Cognition Groningen (CLCG) within the
Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen (Netherlands) currently
has an opening for a PhD student (AIO) for the project "The effects of
sentential stress on the interpretation of coordination". This project
is part of the larger project "Optimization in coordination", which is
funded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO).

The PhD project in combination with the PhD training programme should
result in a PhD thesis within a period of four years.

- you have completed a masters in Linguistics, Psychology of Language,
or comparable degree
- you have written an excellent thesis, preferably on a theme related
to the current project
- you have some background in, or a clear affinity with, linguistic
- you have excellent writing skills
- you have demonstrated methodological and analytical skills

The University of Groningen offers a salary beginning at 1,445 euro
gross per month in the first year and rising to 2,063 euro gross in
the last year, for a full-time employment. PhD students receive a
contract for one year extendable for three further years subject to
evaluation after one year.

Start of the project: as soon as possible

For further information, please contact dr. Petra Hendriks.
Tel. +31-50-3636327 or +31-50-3635813

Additional information can be found at the following websites: 

For information about the CLCG, see

For a sketch of graduate study at the CLCG, see

An extensive description of the PhD project as well as the overall
project can be found at the website

Letters of application are to be addressed to:

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
Afdeling Personeel & Organisatie
PO Box 72
9700 AB Groningen
The Netherlands



Your letter of application should mention the vacancy number (Vacancy
No. 202197) and contain the following materials: an extensive
curriculum vitae, a list of relevant courses that you attended
including the grades that you obtained, two referents and an MA-thesis
(or something with a similar status).

The deadline for receipt of your letter of application is: October 9,
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