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LINGUIST List 23.2765

Tue Jun 19 2012

Jobs: Cognitive Sci: Post Doc, Masaryk University, Faculty of Arts

Editor for this issue: Svetlana Tchistiakova <svetlanalinguistlist.org>

Date: 19-Jun-2012
From: Jana Chamonikolasova <chamonikphil.muni.cz>
Subject: Cognitive Science: Post Doc, Masaryk University, Faculty of Arts, Brno, Czech Republic
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University or Organization: Masaryk University, Faculty of Arts
Department: Department of English and American Studies
Job Location: Brno, Czech Republic
Web Address: http://www.phil.muni.cz/wkaa/
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science


The Department of English and American Studies of the Faculty of Arts of
Masaryk University in Brno is seeking qualified candidates for a three-year
postdoctoral position in Cognitive Linguistics beginning 1 September 2012.
This department is a prestigious centre of research and teaching at the
second largest and second oldest university in the Czech Republic. The
successful candidate will be expected to help expand the Department's
spectrum of research and teaching fields to include cognitive linguistics.


- Ph.D. degree acquired after March 28, 2008
- Excellent command of English (C2, equivalent to CPE level)
- Publications in cognitive linguistics and related fields
- Teaching experience (4 semesters of teaching a minimum of one course at
the university level)
- Previous participation in a research grant project is an advantage
- Knowledge of the Czech language is an advantage (but not a condition)

Job description:

- Cooperation in setting up a corpus of texts suited for use in linguistics and
translation studies research
- Analysis of the corpus from the viewpoint of cognitive linguistics
- Publication of the research results in refereed journals
- Development of courses in cognitive linguistics at the Master's- and
doctoral-degree levels
- Organization of doctoral studies workshops

The successful candidate will receive a salary significantly above average for
the Czech Republic and full insurance, as well as opportunities of research
attachments at centers of cognitive linguistics outside the Czech Republic.

Interested candidates should submit the following in electronic form to
englishphil.muni.cz with the subject line: "Postdoc - Cognitive Linguistics":

- CV
- Statement of Purpose (including the applicant's experience in the field and
his/her conception for the postdoc)
-Two letters of recommendation (to be submitted directly by the referees to
- Abstract of doctoral dissertation
- Two published articles
- Copy of diploma and transcript of study

Application Deadline: 20-Jul-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
doc. Ph.D. Jana Chamonikolasova
Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University
Brno 60200
Czech Republic
Email Address for Applications: englishphil.muni.cz
Contact Information:
doc. Ph.D. Jana Chamonikolasova
Email: chamonikphil.muni.cz

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