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LINGUIST List 22.2889

Thu Jul 14 2011

Jobs: German; Psycholing: Post Doc, Goethe-University of Frankfurt

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        1.     Petra Schulz , German; Psycholinguistics: Post Doc, Goethe-University of Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany

Message 1: German; Psycholinguistics: Post Doc, Goethe-University of Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
Date: 14-Jul-2011
From: Petra Schulz <P.Schulzem.uni-frankfurt.de>
Subject: German; Psycholinguistics: Post Doc, Goethe-University of Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
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University or Organization: Goethe-University of Frankfurt
Department: Institute for Psycholinguistics
Job Location: Frankfurt/Main, Hessen, Germany
Web Address: http://www.uni-frankfurt.de/fb/fb10/inst_psychling/DaZ/index.html
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Syntax

Required Language(s): German (deu)


Goethe-University of Frankfurt, the Institute for Psycholinguistics and
Didactic of the German Language within the faculty of New Philology offers

a full-time position as post-doc/research assistant (100% TV-G-U E13)

within the project "Der Erwerb (nicht)restriktiver Relativsätze im
Deutschen" ("The acquisition of (non)restrictive relative clauses in
German"). The project is part of the DFG-research group "Relativsätze"
("Relative clauses") and starts on 01 September 2011. The position is
limited initially for three years (Projekt leader: Prof. Dr. Petra Schulz).
If evaluated positively the project can be extended for three more years.
The announcement is subject to the approval of financial support from the
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).

The project investigates the acquisition of central semantic and syntactic
properties of relative clauses within the production and comprehension of
monolingual German speaking children.

- development of psycholinguistic experiments
- data collection and analysis
- coordination of the data collection of student assistants
- publications and talks
- cooperation with preschools
- continuing personal scientific training is expected

- excellent degree in German Language studies or linguistics with focus on
psycholinguistics or theoretical linguistics
- PhD degree in one of the aforementioned areas
- detailed knowledge of experimental methods in linguistics, and of
qualitative and quantitative methods of analysis
- team spirit, flexibility, and organizational experience and skills;
ability to communicate, especially with preschools
- working knowledge of German

Additionally welcomed:
- detailed knowledge of semantics, syntax or language acquisition
- experience with statistics programs (e.g. SPSS)

Applications in written form should be sent to the application address
below. Additionally, please send one or two publications that are
representative for your research.

For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Petra Schulz
(P.Schulzem.uni-frankfurt.de). Between 18.07. and 1.08. please mail to
Magdalena Wojtecka (Wojteckaem.uni-frankfurt.de).

Application Deadline: 06-Aug-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Dr. Petra Schulz
Institut für Psycholinguistik und Didaktik der deutschen Sprache
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
Grüneburgplatz 1
Frankfurt am Main, Hessen 60629
Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Petra Schulz
Email: P.Schulzem.uni-frankfurt.de

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