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LINGUIST List 20.1137

Sun Mar 29 2009

Jobs: French; Italian & Lang Acq: PhD position, Research Centre of ...

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        1.    Tanja Kupisch, French; Italian & Language Acquisition: PhD position, Research Centre of Multilingualism, Hamburg, Germany

Message 1: French; Italian & Language Acquisition: PhD position, Research Centre of Multilingualism, Hamburg, Germany
Date: 29-Mar-2009
From: Tanja Kupisch <tanja.kupischuni-hamburg.de>
Subject: French; Italian & Language Acquisition: PhD position, Research Centre of Multilingualism, Hamburg, Germany
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University or Organization: Research Centre of Multilingualism, Hamburg
Job Location: Hamburg, Germany
Web Address: http://www.uni-hamburg.de/sfb538/index_e.html
Job Rank: PhD position

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): French (fra)
                            Italian (ita)

Description:

The Research Centre of Multilingualism announces two research positions in
the project E11 Linguistische Aspekte der Spracherosion und des
Zweitspracherwerbs bei erwachsenen bilingualen (Deutsch-Französisch und
Deutsch-Italienisch) (Linguistic Features of First Language Attrition and
Second Language Acquisition in Adult Bilinguals (German-French and
German-Italian)

The work should begin as soon as possible. Salary and social benefits are
according to Germany's public sector TV-L E13-O scale. Weekly working time
is 19,5 hours. Each position has been approved until June 30, 2011.

Responsibilities:
The responsibilities include scientific work in the project E11 (see
specific tasks). Beyond his/her work in the project, the candidate has the
possibility to write a dissertation. S/he can use his/her own project
results for his/her dissertation.

Specific tasks:
Data collection (in Germany and Italy or France): recruitment of subjects,
interviews, transcription (and supervision of transcription), coding and
data analysis, interpretation of results, publications (individually and
with the project director), presentation of results at conferences.

Prerequisites:
M.A. or comparable degree in French/Italian linguistics. Very good or
native-like proficiency in Italian or French and English. Willingness to
learn transcription programme (Exmeralda). Experience with experimental
designs and statistics is a plus.

Applications by qualified women are particularly welcome. Handicapped
applicants are given preference in case of equal qualification. Please send
your application including CV, one or two publications and the name of two
referees to Tanja Kupisch.

For more information please contact the director of the project Jun. Prof.
Dr. Tanja Kupisch (see contact information below).

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Dr. Tanja Kupisch
Universität Hamburg, Institut für Romanistik
Von-Melle-Park 6
Hamburg 20149
Germany
Email Address for Applications: tanja.kupischuni-hamburg.de
Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Tanja Kupisch
Email: tanja.kupischuni-hamburg.de
Phone: 4940428384805

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