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LINGUIST List 22.1156

Wed Mar 09 2011

Jobs: English; General Ling; Syntax: Doctoral Assistant, U of Geneva

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        1.     Genoveva Puskas , English; General Linguistics; Syntax: Doctoral Assistant, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Message 1: English; General Linguistics; Syntax: Doctoral Assistant, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Date: 08-Mar-2011
From: Genoveva Puskas <genoveva.puskasunige.ch>
Subject: English; General Linguistics; Syntax: Doctoral Assistant, University of Geneva, Switzerland
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University or Organization: University of Geneva
Job Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Job Rank: Doctoral Assistant

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Syntax

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Doctoral assistant position in English linguistics in the Linguistics
Department of the University of Geneva

Starting date: 1 September 2011.

Specifications: Applicants must have an MA (or equivalent degree) in
linguistics or in English (with a specialisation in linguistics). Advanced
skills in English are required. Applicants are expected to have their
research interests in the field of syntax. Preference will be given to
candidates whose research focuses on the syntax/semantics interface (e.g.
quantification), comparative syntax or diachronic syntax.

Duties: Teaching in English linguistics (3 hours per week), contribution to
administrative tasks, doctoral research.

Terms of employment: Two-year contract, renewable twice for periods of two
years and one year respectively, for a total of five years. 70% in the
first two years, full time in the remaining three years. Salary: 46'247 CHF
(ca. 35'000 EUR / 30'000 GBP) per year before taxes in the first year,
rising to 78'528 CHF (ca. 60'000 EUR / 52'000 GBP) in the final year.

Application procedure: Candidates are asked to send a cover letter, three
copies of their CV, a copy of their MA certificate and a brief description
of the doctoral project they wish to pursue to the application address below.

For further information please contact Genoveva Puskas, email address below.

Application Deadline: 31-Mar-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Ms Eva Capitao
Département de linguistique
Université de Genève
5, rue de Candolle
Genève 4 CH-1211
Switzerland
Contact Information:
Genoveva Puskas
Email: genoveva.puskasunige.ch

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