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LINGUIST List 24.4109

Fri Oct 18 2013

Support: English, Historical Linguistics/Austria

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <ulianalinguistlist.org>

Date: 18-Oct-2013
From: Nikolaus Ritt <nikolaus.rittunivie.ac.at>
Subject: PhD Student, University of Vienna, Austria
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Department: Department of English and American Studies
Web Address: http://anglistik.univie.ac.at

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: University of Vienna

Duties: Research,Teaching,Project Work

Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The University of Vienna invites applications for a PhD position in the field of English Historical Linguistics.

Successful applicants for this PhD position will write a dissertation in the field of English Historical Linguistics in the context of a research group that approaches language change in terms of generalized evolutionary theory, takes cognitive and sociolinguistic factors into account, and employs corpus based quantitative research methods. They will participate in research projects, teaching and administration.

Applicants are expected to deal competently with early historical varieties of English, particularly in the areas of phonology and/or morphology. They should command or be ready to acquire quantitative methods of historical linguistic analysis and model building, and be interested in transdisciplinary academic communication. Their command of English needs to be excellent.

Applications should be made online via the URL given below. Click on 'Positions advertised via Job Centre' near the bottom of the page. Use the free text search field on the next page and enter 'English and American Studies'. This will get you to the correct entry (ID: 4396).

Applications Deadline: 28-Oct-2013

Web Address for Applications: http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at/en/home/

Contact Information:
        Prof. Nikolaus Ritt nikolaus.rittunivie.ac.at Phone:+43 1 4277 42424


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