LINGUIST List 14.3484

Tue Dec 16 2003

Jobs: Syntax: Researcher, University of Essex, UK

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  1. louisa, Syntax: Researcher, University of Essex, Essex, United Kingdom

Message 1: Syntax: Researcher, University of Essex, Essex, United Kingdom

Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2003 03:36:58 -0500 (EST)
From: louisa <>
Subject: Syntax: Researcher, University of Essex, Essex, United Kingdom

University or Organization: University of Essex
Department: Department of Language and Linguistics
Rank of Job: Researcher
Specialty Areas: Syntax


Applications are invited for at fixed term research post (RAIA) in
syntactic theory, for appointment from 1st February 2004 to 31
December 2005.

The successful applicant will participate in a newly funded
collaborative AHRB-funded project on ''Noun Phrase Agreement and
Coordination'' directed by Dr. Louisa Sadler (at the University of
Essex, UK) and Dr. Mary Dalrymple (at King's College, London, UK). The
project is also funding a second researcher, to be based at King's
(see separate advert). The project will conduct a number of empirical
studies of the interaction of coordination and agreement (inside and
outside the NP), and on the basis of these empirical studies will
develop a formal theory of agreement within the framework of Lexical
Functional Grammar.

Candidates should have:
 - a good honours degree in linguistics or a related discipline 
 - a postgraduate research degree or experience working as a
 - familiarity with constraint-based linguistic formalisms (especially
 - an ability to work independently and collaboratively

Knowledge of a Romance, Celtic or Slavic language will be an advantage

Informal enquiries to: Louisa Sadler,

For further details of these posts and information on how to apply,
see: or 


Address for Applications:

	Attn: Personnel Section
	University of Essex
	Wivenhoe Park
	United Kingdom
	Applications are due by 08-Jan-2004 

Contact Information:
	Dr Louisa Sadler
	Tel: +44 1206 872888

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