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Fri Oct 08 2010
Jobs: Syntax: Post Doc, University of Groningen
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Syntax: Post Doc, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Message 1: Syntax: Post Doc, University of Groningen, Netherlands
From: Mark de Vries <mark.de.vriesrug.nl>
Subject: Syntax: Post Doc, University of Groningen, Netherlands
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University or Organization: University of Groningen
Job Location: Groningen, Netherlands
Web Address: http://www.rug.nl/let/onderzoek/onderzoekinstituten/clcg/
Job Rank: Post Doc
Specialty Areas: Syntax
The Center for Language and Cognition Groningen announces a four-year
Postdoc position in generative linguistics (1.0 fte).
This job is part of a larger research project called "Incomplete
Parenthesis", funded by the European Research Council. The general program
investigates the relation between ellipsis phenomena and parenthesis from a
theoretical and cross-linguistic perspective. The principal investigator is
Dr. Mark de Vries. Furthermore, there are two Postdocs (1 vacancy), two PhD
students (vacancies), supporting staff, and there is an international board
of advisors. Each researcher will carry out his or her own sub-project, as
well as contribute to the overall aims.
The provisional title of the relevant Postdoc project is: "Ellipsis and
fragmentation in afterthoughts and peripheral adverbial clauses". The
complete project proposal can be downloaded from the following deep link:
- A PhD degree in theoretical linguistics or a related field;
- Commitment to the general project; willingness to cooperate;
- Affinity with generative syntax, and a broad linguistic interest,
including typology and information structure;
- Full proficiency in English; motivation to learn Dutch (if applicable).
Conditions of employment
Starting salary from EUR 3088,- gross per month. An 8% holiday allowance
per annum and an end of the year bonus (8,3%) for a full-time position.
Starting date: 1 Feb. 2011
Duration of the contract: 4 years
Appointment: 1.0 fte (including a 0.2 fte teaching load)
The position requires residence in Groningen, 38 hours/week research and
Affiliation: the candidates will be affiliated with the 'Syntax and
Semantics' group of the Center for Language and Cognition Groningen (CLCG)
at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen. This institute
embraces all the Linguistics research in the faculty.
The University provides a career advisory service for partners of new staff
who move to Groningen. The University of Groningen is an equal
opportunities employer. As women are still underrepresented in a number of
fields, they are particularly encouraged to apply.
You can apply for this vacancy until the closing date of 8 November 2010 by
accessing the online application form at the URL below. The relevant item
is called 'PhD/Postdoc positions Generative syntax and phonology (3,0
fte)', vacancy number 210306-08.
When applying, please include:
- An extensive letter of motivation in which you describe why you are
interested in this project, and why you think you are a good candidate;
- Your curriculum vitae (including a list of publications);
- If possible, a copy of your diploma and a list of grades;
- A copy of an article, paper or thesis (which shows some of your talent);
- The names and email addresses of two referees.
Interviews will be held on Nov. 19th and 22nd.
Application Deadline: 08-Nov-2010
Web Address for Applications: http://www.rug.nl/corporate/vacatures/jobOpportunitiesRUG
Dr. Mark de Vries
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