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LINGUIST List 16.3494

Thu Dec 08 2005

Jobs: Italian/Phonology-Morphology: Researcher, Germany

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        1.    Irene Wolke, Italian & Phonology-morphology: Predoctoral Researcher, Universitaet Konstanz, Germany

Message 1: Italian & Phonology-morphology: Predoctoral Researcher, Universitaet Konstanz, Germany
Date: 08-Dec-2005
From: Irene Wolke <irene.wolkeuni-konstanz.de>
Subject: Italian & Phonology-morphology: Predoctoral Researcher, Universitaet Konstanz, Germany

University or Organization: Universitaet Konstanz
Department: Linguistics
Job Rank: Predoctoral Researcher
Specialty Areas: Morphology; Phonology; Romance Linguistics
Required Language(s): Italian (ita)


Applications are invited for one predoctoral research position (salary scale BAT
IIa/2) for three years (not renewable) in a research project on
'Morphophonological variation at word edges in Romance languages', funded
by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation) as part
of the Sonderforschungsbereich 471 'Variation and evolution in the lexicon'.

Project description:
The project investigates phenomena of morphophonological variation at word
edges. It will focus on processes of word-final vowel deletion and on allomorphy
of function words. Current theories of the interface between phonology,
morphology and syntax serve as theoretical background. The languages under
investigation are Italian, Piemontese and Catalan.

More information about the SFB 'Variation and evolution in the lexicon' may
be obtained at: http://ling.uni-konstanz.de/pages/proj/sfb471/index.html

Applicants should have an M.A. degree (or equivalent) in linguistics, with
a specialization in Romance languages. They should have good knowledge of at
least two Romance languages, among which preferably Italian or Catalan. The
successful applicant is expected to undertake research toward their PhD in

Applicants should send a cover letter, a full CV and one sample publication
or paper to: Judith Meinschaefer (judith.meinschaeferuni-konstanz.de) at the
address below.

Applications will be considered until the available position is filled. The
first contract will begin in January 2006, but applications for a later starting
date will also be considered. The University of Konstanz is an equal opportunity
employer and tries to increase the number of women in research and teaching. The
University encourages disabled persons, who will be given preference if
appropriately qualified, to apply (Contact +49-7531-883725).

Address for Applications:

Dr. Judith Meinschaefer
Fachbereich Sprachwissenschaft
Postfach D 177
Universitaet Konstanz
Konstanz D-78457

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:

Dr. Judith Meinschaefer
Email: judith.meinschaeferuni-konstanz.de
Phone: +49-(0)7531-88-2963
Website: http://ling.uni-konstanz.de/pages/proj/sfb471/index.html

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