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LINGUIST List 17.52

Tue Jan 10 2006

Support: Phonology: PhD Student, University of Tromsø

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        1.    Ståle Berglund, Phonology: PhD Student, University of Tromsø, Norway

Message 1: Phonology: PhD Student, University of Tromsø, Norway
Date: 03-Jan-2006
From: Ståle Berglund <stale.berglundhum.uit.no>
Subject: Phonology: PhD Student, University of Tromsø, Norway

University or Organization: University of Tromsø
Job Rank: PhD
Specialty Areas: Phonology

The Centre for Advanced Study in Theoretical Linguistics (CASTL) is pleased to
announce two research fellow (Ph.D. students) positions in theoretical
linguistics, within the area of phonology.

CASTL is a Centre of Excellence and has substantial funding from the Norwegian
Research Council and the University of Tromsø. In 2005 the Centre was accepted
as a 'forskerskole' (research training school). Today approximately forty
scientists and research fellows are working on projects advancing the research
focus of the Centre. The Center employs twenty of these while the others are in
affiliated departments.

Research fellows are part of the Centers organised 'forskerskole'. Applicants
for the two positions must provide a description of the Ph.D. project which
meets CASTL's research profile as described at http://uit.no/castl . More
information on the criteria for the application can be found in the 'betenkning'

The successful applicant can expect to have teaching responsibilities in
linguistics on all levels.

The positions are fixed-term for four years with 25 % administrative or teaching
duties each year. Previous employment as a research fellow or in an equivalent
recruitment position will count as part of the education program, so that the
total number of years spent on the education program is three.

The successful applicant will have to document competence in theoretical
linguistics at the Master's level.

The salary for the positions follows the relevant Norwegian regulations for
public organisations. This code is 1017 for doctoral fellows.

If you are considering applying, please contact Center Director, Prof. Curt
Rice, e-mail: curt.ricehum.uit.no or Head of Administration Ståle Berglund,
phone 776 45171, e-mail: stale.berglundhum.uit.no.

Applicants for scientific positions:
Detailed criteria for employment: http://www.adm.uit.no/persavd/tilsett/veiledning
'Betenkning' for the position: http://www.uit.no/persok/betenkninger/05-7204.doc

It should be noted that the University of Tromsø wishes to recruit women to
academic positions. When two applicants are found to be essentially equally
qualified, the University will rank the female applicant ahead of the male

Generally: A 2 % contribution to the Norwegian pension fund is obligatory.
Additional questions about the position can be addressed to the Head of
Administration, Ståle Berglund. Due to general staff policy, the staff should
reflect the population demographics in general, regarding both sex as well as
cultural diversity. Women and people with minority backgrounds are encouraged to

The application must be sent electronically, using the form on
In addition an application with CV, certified copies of references, diplomas,
transcripts and a list of scientific work must be sent in 5 collated sets to the
following address by the deadline for applications:

The University Director
The University of Tromsø
NO-9037 Tromsø

Applicants should send 3 collated sets of academic works - published or
unpublished - to the following address by the deadline for applications.

The Faculty of Humanities
The University of Tromsø
NO-9037 Tromsø

Applications should be marked: Ref. 05/7204.

Mailing Address for Applications:

Attn: The University Director
Universitetet i Tromsø
Tromsø, 9037

Applications are due by 31-Jan-2006

Contact Information:

Prof Curt Rice
Email: curt.ricehum.uit.no
Website: http://www.jobbnor.no/visstilling2.aspx?stillid=28154?=EN

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