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LINGUIST List 21.3034

Thu Jul 22 2010

Jobs: African Langs; Historical Ling: Project Coordinator, Humboldt U

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        1.    Tom Güldemann, African Languages; Historical Linguistics: Project Coordinator and Researcher, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany

Message 1: African Languages; Historical Linguistics: Project Coordinator and Researcher, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
Date: 22-Jul-2010
From: Tom Güldemann <tom.gueldemannstaff.hu-berlin.de>
Subject: African Languages; Historical Linguistics: Project Coordinator and Researcher, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
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University or Organization: Humboldt University Berlin
Department: Institute for Asian and African Studies
Job Location: Berlin, Germany
Web Address: http://www2.hu-berlin.de/asaf/iaaw/
Job Rank: Project Coordinator and Researcher

Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics; African Languages

Required Language(s): English

Description:

We are looking for one researcher (half-time position) to participate in
the inter-disciplinary 'Collaborative Research Project (CRP)' "The Kalahari
Basin area: a 'Sprachbund' on the verge of extinction" which is part of the
the ESF-Program "EuroBABEL". (see
http://www2.hu-berlin.de/asaf/Afrika/Forschung-EN/Kalahari_Basin.html for a
short project description)

The position involves the following logistic and scientific work:
(1) Development and management of a linguistic data base with possible
linking to non-linguistic data
(2) Collaboration in setting up and administrating web page, data archive
and communication portal of the CRP; coordination and preparation of
inter-CRP activities
(3) Contribution to publication projects

The designing and implementation of comparative data analyses are welcome
and a related Ph.D. project is possible.

Candidates should:
(1) Have at least a master's degree in linguistics
(2) Possess IT-knowledge regarding data bases, web pages etc. or display
willingness and capability of acquiring such knowledge in a short time span
(3) Be prepared for and be interested in interdisciplinary collaboration
(4) Have an interest in evolutionary anthropology and population history

The successful candidate will partake in the fascinating and challenging
EuroBABEL network "Better Analyses Based on Endangered Languages
(EuroBABEL)" (see http://www.esf.org/index.php?id=4632)

While the candidate will be employed by the Humboldt University Berlin
(Institute for Asian and African Studies) the work place might be the Max
Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Leipzig (see
http://www.eva.mpg.de/english/index.htm).

The position will commence on October 1, or as soon as possible thereafter,
and has a duration of 3 years. Remuneration will be according to 50% of
BAT-O IIa (on the German salary scale as applied at the HU Berlin).

Please send your application in pdf format via e-mail to Prof. Tom
Güldemann at the email below, including a C.V. and, if relevant, a
publication list and a representative sample of your linguistic work. A
reference letter by a senior scholar is welcome.

Application Deadline: 30/8/2010, later applications may be considered

Application Deadline: 30-Aug-2010

Email Address for Applications: tom.gueldemannstaff.hu-berlin.de
Contact Information:
Prof Tom Güldemann
Email: tom.gueldemannstaff.hu-berlin.de
Phone: 0049-341-3550-334
Fax: 0049-341-3550-333
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