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LINGUIST List 20.93

Sun Jan 11 2009

Jobs: Phonology: Post Doc, University of Tromsø

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        1.    Tore Bentz, Phonology: Post Doc, University of Tromsø, Norway

Message 1: Phonology: Post Doc, University of Tromsø, Norway
Date: 08-Jan-2009
From: Tore Bentz <tore.borseth.bentzhum.uit.no>
Subject: Phonology: Post Doc, University of Tromsø, Norway
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University or Organization: University of Tromsø
Department: Faculty of Humanities, CASTL
Job Location: Tromsø, Norway
Web Address: http://uit.no/castl
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Phonology


Post doctoral research fellow in theoretical linguistics at The Center for
Advanced Study in Theoretical Linguistics (CASTL) at The Faculty of Humanities.

The following reference number must be quoted in your application: 08-5687

CASTL at the Faculty of Humanities at The University of Tromsø, seeks
applications for a position as post doctoral research fellow in
linguistics. The position of post doctoral research fellow is for a fixed
term of 2 years with a possibility of 1 year prolonging.

A doctoral degree is a prerequisite for appointment in the position of post
doctoral research fellow: A Norwegian doctoral degree within linguistics or
an equivalent foreign doctoral degree recognized as equivalent to a
Norwegian doctoral degree.

The successful applicant must be willing to engage himself/herself in the
ongoing development of his/her discipline and the university as a whole.
The resources associated with the position are for research,
research-related activities and research administration. Appointment for
more than one fixed term period at the same institution is not permitted.

The main objective of appointments to positions of post doctoral research
fellows is to qualify the appointee for employment in scientific top positions.

Applications must be accompanied by a proposal for the qualifying work and
shall include a work schedule. Appointments are made on the understanding
that the appointee shall complete his/her project within the contract term.

A plan shall after employment be drawn up showing how the project that
forms the basis for the appointment in the position of post doctoral
research fellow shall be implemented. The plan shall form part of (an
appendix to) the employment contract for the fixed term and shall cover the
project description and work schedule.

The plan shall also state who is responsible for providing academic
supervision. The person responsible for providing academic supervision and
the employee both have a duty to report to the employer in case of
inadequate implementation of the plan.

Faculty of Humanities has about 120 positions; of these 20 are technical or
administrative positions. The faculty deals with research and teaching in
Comparative Literature, General Linguistics, Documentation Science with
Library Science, English, Finnish, French, Greek and Latin studies, Art
History, Nordic, Russian, Sámi and German. The Faculty consists of two
institutes, Department of Culture and Literature and the Department of
Linguistics and A Norwegian Center of Excellence (CASTL).

The Center for Advanced Study in Theoretical Linguistics, CASTL, is funded
by The Norwegian Research Council and the University of Tromsø. Our primary
research activity is within generative grammar, especially syntax and
phonology. The successful applicant will be working in the area of
phonological theory. Preference will be given to applications whose
research interacts closely with those of other phonologists at CASTL.
Applicants can strengthen their applications by demonstrating experience
with experimental work, teaching, and/or supervising students. While this
is not a teaching position, involvement in - and at times responsibility
for - research seminars will be expected.

To read the full job announcement, please see our website.

Application Deadline: 16-Feb-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
Faculty of Humanities
University of Tromsø
Tromsø N-9037
Web Address for Applications: http://secure.jobbnorge.no/visstilling2.aspx?stillid=53747
Contact Information:
Professor Marit Westergaard
Email: marit.westergaardhum.uit.no
Phone: 4777644256

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