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LINGUIST List 23.4222

Wed Oct 10 2012

Support: French, Discourse Analysis, Sociolinguistics: PhD Student, University of Basel, Switzerland

Editor for this issue: Brent Miller <brentlinguistlist.org>

Date: 10-Oct-2012
From: Florence Oloff <florence.oloffunibas.ch>
Subject: French, Discourse Analysis, Sociolinguistics: PhD Student, University of Basel, Switzerland
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Department: Department of Linguistics and Literature / French
Web Address: http://franz.unibas.ch/

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics
Conversation Analysis, Social Interaction
Required Language(s): French (fra)

Description:

Within a project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, at the French
Studies Unit of the Department of Linguistics and Literature / University of
Basel (Switzerland) we are offering

2 Doctoral Positions
(3 years, full grant, starting from 1.1.2013)
in interactional linguistics

The PhD candidates will write their dissertation within the SNF project 'Speaking in
public: Social interactions within large groups. Contributions from a
conversation analytic multimodal perspective' directed by Lorenza Mondada.

We are looking for PhD candidates
- having a Master in linguistics
- interested in research on social interaction, possibly having a training in
conversation analysis and in transcribing spoken corpora
- interested in fieldwork and video analysis, possibly having experience in
empirical research methods
- able to work on French data, with native or near-native competence in French
- having a good knowledge of German or English

We offer 2 posts consisting each one in
- a full-time doctoral position (salary: candoc Swiss National Foundation)
- for 3 years
- in order to complete a PhD Dissertation
- in French linguistics or general linguistics
- within the above mentioned project

The PhD students will work in a small dynamic team at the University of Basel;
they will be offered office space and all research infrastructure needed. They
are expected to live in the Basel area.

For more information about the project and the position(s), please contact
lorenza.mondadaunibas.ch. (see also http://franz.unibas.ch/mondada-lorenza/ ,
for a summary of the project please go to
http://franz.unibas.ch/fr/recherche/recherche-en-linguistique/aktuelle-
projekte/projet-snf-parler-en-public/ ).

For applying send
- a complete CV
- a letter of motivation
- a copy of the master's mémoire
to Lorenza.Mondadaunibas.ch

Applications deadline is November 1, 2012.

Applications Deadline: 01-Nov-2012

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Prof. Lorenza Mondada
        University of Basel / Department of Linguistics and Literature / French Studies
        Maiengasse 51
        Basel 4056
        Switzerland

Contact Information:
        Prof. Lorenza Mondada
        Lorenza.Mondadaunibas.ch


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