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LINGUIST List 21.1135

Mon Mar 08 2010

Support: Semantics;Syntax;Pragmatics: PhD Student, U. of Konstanz, Germany

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        1.    Doris Penka, Semantics, Syntax, Pragmatics: PhD Student, University of Konstanz, Germany

Message 1: Semantics, Syntax, Pragmatics: PhD Student, University of Konstanz, Germany
Date: 08-Mar-2010
From: Doris Penka <doris.penkauni-konstanz.de>
Subject: Semantics, Syntax, Pragmatics: PhD Student, University of Konstanz, Germany
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Institution/Organization: University of Konstanz
Department: Department of Linguistics
Web Address: http://ling.uni-konstanz.de/pages/index-en.html

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Semantics; Syntax; Pragmatics


The Department of Linguistics at the University of Konstanz invites applications
for two PhD Positions in linguistics.

The positions are available from 1 June 2010, for a period of three years.

The research positions are part of the project "Decomposition of comparative and
superlative quantificational noun phrases at the syntax/semantics interface"
funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). The aim of the project is to
develop a fully compositional analysis of the syntax/semantics interface of noun
phrases involving comparative or superlative morphology. It applies methods from
formal semantics, syntax and pragmatics, as well as empirical methods and corpus

We invite applications for two positions (TV-L E13, 50%, according to the German
public service pay scale, corresponding to 1514 EUR - 1681 EUR per month), to be
filled by two doctoral students for a period of 3 years. The successful
applicants are expected to enroll in the PhD programme in linguistics at the
University of Konstanz and to prepare a PhD dissertation on a topic related to
the project.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience in formal semantics, and ideally
in syntax and/or pragmatics. Applicants need to have a master's degree or
equivalent in linguistics or a closely related field. Good command of English is

Candidates are requested to apply with the following documents:
- cover letter describing research interests
- CV
- a writing sample
- letters of recommendation or names and addresses of people we could contact
E-mail applications using pdf-documents are welcome.

Applications received by April 15, 2010 will receive full consideration.
However, later applications may be considered as well until the positions have
been filled.

Applications Deadline: 15-Apr-2010

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Dr Doris Penka
        Zukunftskolleg, Box 216
        Universitaet Konstanz
        Konstanz 78457

Web Address for Applications: http://www.uni-konstanz.de/news/index.php?cont=stellausw&seite=2010/040&id=1

Contact Information:
        Dr Doris Penka

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