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LINGUIST List 20.2163

Sun Jun 14 2009

Jobs: Morphology, Semantics, Syntax, Typology: Post Doc, Leiden U

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        1.    Gea Hakker-Prins, Morphology, Semantics, Syntax, Typology: Post Doc, Leiden University, Netherlands

Message 1: Morphology, Semantics, Syntax, Typology: Post Doc, Leiden University, Netherlands
Date: 12-Jun-2009
From: Gea Hakker-Prins <g.c.hakkerhum.leidenuniv.nl>
Subject: Morphology, Semantics, Syntax, Typology: Post Doc, Leiden University, Netherlands
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University or Organization: Leiden University
Department: Leiden University Centre for Linguistics (LUCL)
Job Location: Leiden, Netherlands
Web Address: http://www.hum.leiden.edu/lucl/
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Morphology; Semantics; Syntax; Typology


Description:

Applications are invited for the position of Postdoctoral Research Fellow
on the NWO-funded research project 'The nature of evidentiality'. This
research project, carried out at Leiden University under the direction of
Professor Johan Rooryck and Professor Willem Adelaar, investigates the
theoretical status and the terminological basis of evidentiality systems.
The project aims at bridging the gap between South American evidential
markers and Romance and Germanic forms of evidentiality.

More information can be found on the project's webpage:
http://www.hum.leiden.edu/lucl/research/research-projects/nature-of-evidentiality.html

The position in this project is for a three-year period (part-time, 0.6
fte), starting with September 2009. The Postdoc project 'Unveiling the
network of evidentials: Terminology, theory, and typology ', aims at giving
the notion of evidentiality a firm theoretical and terminological footing.
It will be an inquiry into the terminological and criterial basis of
evidential descriptors, the relationships between evidential categories,
sentence types, and other linguistic categories. The Postdoctoral fellow
should develop an overarching terminology, typology and theory that will
relate evidential markers and other linguistic forms of evidentiality (e.g.
parentheticals).

Requirements
- applicants must hold a doctoral degree in linguistics (completed by the
start of the appointment) with an excellent doctoral dissertation in
morphology, semantics, syntax, or typology
- they have a proven strong interest in relating intricate language data
- an ability to work independently, but in close collaboration with the
other team members (two Ph.D. students) and the project supervisors
- they have good writing skills and are fluent in English

Applications must contain
- a cover letter (in Dutch or English) indicating research interests
- a curriculum vitae (including list of publications)
- a list of three referees (that includes their email and postal addresses
and telephone numbers)
- two sample publications

Conditions of Employment
Employment conditions (salary, benefits, etc.) are in accordance with the
Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. Maximum salary amount
in Euros a month: 4374 (onderzoeker 3). Employment basis: temporary for
specified period

For more information, please contact Prof. Dr. Johan Rooryck (see contact
information below), or Prof. Dr. Willem Adelaar (email:
w.f.h.adelaarhum.leidenuniv.nl).

See also:
http://www.vacatures.leidenuniv.nl/wetenschappelijk/postdoc-in-morphology-semantics-syntax-or-typology.html

Application Deadline: 01-Jul-2009

Email Address for Applications: vacaturehum.leidenuniv.nl
Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Johan Rooryck
Email: f.e.c.v.rooryckhum.leidenuniv.nl

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