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Mon Feb 23 2004

Support: Syntax: PhD position, Leiden University

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  1. Jeroen van de Weijer, Syntax: PhD position, Leiden University

Message 1: Syntax: PhD position, Leiden University

Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2004 07:28:33 -0500 (EST)
From: Jeroen van de Weijer <>
Subject: Syntax: PhD position, Leiden University

The Universiteit Leiden Centre for Linguistics (ULCL) offers five PhD

ULCL has vacancies for five PhD students per 1 September 2004, in the
following areas:

Application number 4-025: 2 PhD students (AIO positions)
For linguistic research in any of the fields covered by the research
programme of ULCL. In particular, applications in the fields of formal
linguistics, language use and language variation (both diachronic and
synchronic) are invited. For the research programme, see ULCL's web

Application number 4-025a: 2 PhD students (AIO positions)
for the project "Word order and morphological marking in Bantu
languages", funded by NWO. See ULCL's web site for further

Application number 4-025b: 1 PhD student (scholarship position)
for a syntactic project, funded by a scholarship made available by
Elsevier for the journal Lingua.

All positions are embedded in the research and training programme of
the Universiteit Leiden Centre for Linguistics, which is part of the
National Dutch Graduate School for Linguistics, LOT. PhD students are
appointed for a maximum of four years in order to complete a PhD
dissertation. Candidates are expected to have finished their
first-degree training (MA or BA) in linguistics, a language programme,
psychology or mathematics.

Deadline for application is March 15, 2004. To apply, send a
preliminary research proposal (in English; max. 3 pages), CV, and
further documentation (reference letters, representative articles, MA
or BA theses) to the address below. Indicate clearly for which of the
positions listed above the application is intended by noting the full
application number on the research proposal and the cover letter.

For information about ULCL, including its research programme, please
consult ULCL's home page,, or contact
Dr. J.M. van de Weijer, coordinator and acting director of ULCL, tel.:
(+31) 71 - 527 2125 / e-mail:

Address for applications: Faculteit der Letteren, c/o Mrs
M.J.P. Okker-de Jager, P.O. Box 9515, 2300 RA Leiden, The
Netherlands. Applications cannot be sent by e-mail or fax.
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