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LINGUIST List 23.1534

Tue Mar 27 2012

Jobs: General Linguistics: Two PhD Positions, University of Amsterdam

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Date: 26-Mar-2012
From: Els Verheugd-Daatzelaar <E.A.B.M.Verheugd-Daatzelaaruva.nl>
Subject: General Linguistics: Two PhD Positions, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
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University or Organization: University of Amsterdam
Department: Faculty of Humanities/ACLC
Job Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Web Address: http://www.hum.uva.nl/aclc
Job Rank: PhD Positions

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Description:

The Amsterdam Center for Language and Communication invites
applications for two four-year PhD positions available for excellent
candidates, starting September 2012. The application is for one of the
two existing project proposals.

Positions:
There are two PhD positions available as of September 1st 2012. You
can apply for one of the 2 selected PhD projects listed below. The
deadline of application is April 10th, 2012 (23:59). The full text of the
project descriptions can be found on the ACLC website
(http://www.hum.uva.nl/aclc ) under Researchers, further under
Vacancies.

1) Agreement, verb placement and unlearnable languages
2) Developing semantic networks and language proficiency of Dutch
L1 and L2 children

Tasks:
The PhD student needs to carry out the research and write a
dissertation within the contract period (4 years, 0,8 fte).

Requirements:
MA in linguistics (or equivalent), obtained no longer than five years
ago.

More information:
The following documents give precise information about the application
procedure:
1) Guidelines for applying for an internal PhD position, 2012
2) The selected PhD projects (see above); for information on a
particular project please contact the person(s) mentioned in the project
description

All these documents can be found on the ACLC website
(http://www.hum.uva.nl/aclc).

N.B.: Incomplete applications will be automatically rejected so please
read the guidelines carefully.

Further information can be obtained from the managing director of the
research institute dr. Els Verheugd-Daatzelaar, contact information
below.

Position:
The PhD student will be appointed for a period of up to 4 years (80%)
at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Amsterdam under the
terms of employment currently valid for the Faculty. A contract will be
given in the first instance for one year, with an extension for the
following years on the basis of an evaluation of, amongst other things,
a written piece of work. The salary (on a full time base) will be EUR
2042 during the first year (gross per month) and will reach EUR 2612
during the fourth year, in accordance with the CAO for Dutch
universities.

Application:
Your application should be sent before April 10th, 2012 (23:59 at the
latest) to the acting director of the ACLC, dr R. Schoonen. It should
preferably be submitted electronically to the address aclc-fgwuva.nl.
Please make sure that your name figures in the name of the
document(s) you are submitting. Applications received after this date or
those that are incomplete will not be taken into consideration.

Application Deadline: 10-Apr-2012

Email Address for Applications: aclc-fgwuva.nl
Contact Information:
Els Verheugd-Daatzelaar
Email: E.A.B.M.Verheugd-Daatzelaaruva.nl
Phone: +31.20.525.2543

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