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LINGUIST List 24.674

Tue Feb 05 2013

Jobs: Modern Greek; English; Italian; Morphology; Sociolinguistics; Language Contact: Post Doc, University of Patras

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

Date: 04-Feb-2013
From: Angela Ralli <ralliupatras.gr>
Subject: Modern Greek; English; Italian; Morphology; Sociolinguistics; Language Contact: Post Doc, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
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University or Organization: University of Patras
Job Location: Patras, Greece
Web Address: http://www.philology.upatras.gr/LMGD/en/index.html
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Morphology; Sociolinguistics; Language Contact

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            Greek, Modern (ell)
                            Italian (ita)


The Research Committee of the University of Patras invites applications for hiring one (1) full-time post-doctoral researcher to work for the project Morphology in language-contact situations: Greek dialects in contact with Turkish and Italian (acronym «MORILAN», code 643), under the scientific supervision of Angela Ralli, Professor of Linguistics.

The project is implemented under the Act "Excellence" of the Operational Programme "Education and Lifelong Learning". It is funded by the European Union (European Social Fund-ESF) and national resources.

The successful applicant will sign a contract for the entire duration of the project, as described in the technical annex and not beyond the official termination date, i.e. 27/09/2015. He/she will participate in the work with respect to the following fields:
a) Research Methodology;
b) Discovery and investigation of written and oral dialectal sources;
c) Composition and diffusion of a questionnaire;
d) Data analysis and study of dialectal phenomena;
e) Project dissemination.

The successful applicant is expected to meet the following criteria:

Scientific training:
Advanced skills in the scientific field of morphology in language-contact situations.

Professional experience:
Master's and PhD degrees in Linguistics, awarded by a Hellenic or other recognized University.

Additional criteria:
a) Experience in similar research projects;
b) Relevant publications;
c) Fluency in Greek, English and Italian. Basic knowledge of Turkish would be most desirable.

The successful postdoctoral researcher will be selected by the project coordinator, on the basis of scientific excellence, skills and qualifications, and without any restrictions of nationality.

The following requirements will apply:
a) Possession of a doctoral degree or completion of formal requirements for a Ph.D. at the time of application;
b) During the period of employment, the postdoctoral fellow will be paid by the project, and he/she will be committed to a full-time job. The research will be conducted at the premises of the Laboratory of Modern Greek Dialects, Department of Philology, University of Patras.

Interested applicants are requested to submit their proposals as well as all necessary supporting documents to Prof. Angela Ralli at the application address below no later than February 15, 2013.

Applications can be submitted by e-mail to the application email address below, but after the selection hard-copy documents will be required from the successful applicant.

Supporting documents to be included in the application are:

1. Letter of intent;
2. Applicant’s Full CV;
3. Copies of Master and PhD degrees;
4. Certificates to prove experience and relevance to the position under contract;
5. Copies of relevant publications;
6. Other: a) Certified knowledge of Greek, English and Italian; b) 2 letter(s) of recommendation.

The selection of the successful applicant will be made after an assessment of all essential, additional and desired qualifications mentioned above. The University of Patras reserves the right to invite for an interview only those candidates who will be deemed suitable for the position.

For any additional information, please contact Professor Angela Ralli at the contact information below.

Application Deadline: 15-Feb-2013
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Angela Ralli
Laboratory of Modern Greek Dialects, Dept. of Philology, Linguistics Division
University Campus
University of Patras
Rio-Patras 26504
Email Address for Applications: ralliupatras.gr
Contact Information:
Professor Angela Ralli
Email: ralliupatras.gr
Phone: +30 2610 996230
Fax: +30 2610 996230
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