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LINGUIST List 24.4127

Mon Oct 21 2013

Jobs: German; Luxembourgish; Historical Ling; Morphology; Text/Corpus Ling: Post Doc, University of Luxembourg

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 21-Oct-2013
From: Peter Gilles <peter.gillesuni.lu>
Subject: German; Luxembourgish; Historical Linguistics; Morphology; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Luxembourg, Walferdange, Luxembourg
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University or Organization: University of Luxembourg
Department: Institute for Luxembourgish linguistics and literature
Job Location: Walferdange, Luxembourg
Web Address: http://lux.ipse.uni.lu
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics; Morphology; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Required Language(s): German (deu)
                            Luxembourgish (ltz)

Description:

The University of Luxembourg invites applications for its Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education

Post-doctoral researcher in linguistics (M/F)

Fixed term contract: 31,5 months
Starting date: 15 February 2014 – 30 September 2016
F3R-IPS-PUL-13WBL2
Employee status

The researcher will be a member of the IPSE research unit within the Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education at the University of Luxembourg. He/she will work in the research project ‘Die Wortbildung des Luxemburgischen. Historische Voraussetzun¬gen und kontrastive Analyse (WBLUX2)’ under the supervision of Peter Gilles and Heinz Sieburg.

According to the work plan of the project WBLUX2, the candidate's tasks comprise the conduct of specific morphological investigations:
- Word-formation analyses in historical and systematic perspectives (predominantly for morphological derivations in semantic and structural perspectives);
- Analysis of the impact of language contact on word-formation;
- Active participation in international conferences;
- Publication of project results in peer-reviewed journals, conference proceedings and a final summarizing monograph;
- Project management of WBLUX2.

Your Profile:
- PhD in German linguistics, preferably in historical linguistics and/or language contact
- Profound skills in morphology and corpus linguistics
- Required languages: German, English. Knowledge in Luxembourgish is necessary and has to be acquired during the project.

Interested candidates are invited to send their complete application including motivation letter, CV and copies of diploma by November 30th, 2013.

Application Deadline: 30-Nov-2013

Web Address for Applications: http://emea3.mrted.ly/993r
Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Peter Gilles
Email: peter.gillesuni.lu

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