LINGUIST List 15.3454
Thu Dec 09 2004
Jobs: Italian Sign Language: Researcher, Italy
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Lingua Italiana Dei Segni;Italiano;English & Sing Language Linguistics: Researcher, European Academy of Bolzano, Italy
Message 1: Lingua Italiana Dei Segni;Italiano;English & Sing Language Linguistics: Researcher, European Academy of Bolzano, Italy
From: Isabella Stanizzi <istanizzieurac.edu>
Subject: Lingua Italiana Dei Segni;Italiano;English & Sing Language Linguistics: Researcher, European Academy of Bolzano, Italy
University or Organization: European Academy of Bolzano
Department: Inst. for Spec. Communication and Multilingualism
Job Rank: Researcher
Specialty Areas: Sign Language; Linguistics
Required Language(s): English (ENG)
Italian Sign Language (ISE)
The European Academy of Bolzano/Bozen (EURAC) is recruiting for one junior
researcher for a challenging new research program in sign language linguistics.
We are seeking a linguist who will work at the development of a bilingual
multimedia Italian Sign Language (LIS) - Italian dictionary, together with a
team of linguists and ICT experts.
The duties will include the following:
- to assess and evaluate already available literature and resources in the field
of sign language linguistics;
- to develop lexicographic entries for the Italian-LIS part of the dictionary;
- to support the development of an abstract representation model for LIS and of a
corresponding presentation framework together with the team of ICT experts.
The desirable requirements for the position are:
- a university degree in Linguistics
- excellent Italian skills
- good PC skills
Knowledge of Italian Sign Language (LIS) is strongly recommended.
Teamwork attitude and self-motivation towards a project of significant social
impact will be highly considered.
Conditions of employment: The post is fixed term for 2 years (1+1).
Address for Applications:
Via Druso, 1
Application Deadline: 21-Dec-2004
Phone: 0471 055100
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