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LINGUIST List 25.4

Mon Jan 06 2014

Jobs: Anthro Ling; Comp Ling; General Ling; Socioling: Post Doc, The Australian National University

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

Date: 23-Dec-2013
From: Nick Evans <nicholas.evansanu.edu.au>
Subject: Anthropological Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics: Post Doc, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
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University or Organization: The Australian National University
Department: Linguistics, CHL (CAP)
Job Location: Canberra, Australia
Web Address: http://chl.anu.edu.au/
Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Anthropological Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Computational Modelling of Language Evolution


A five-year postdoctoral fellowship is offered by the Australian National University to work within a large Australian Laureate Fellowship project.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified scholars for a postdoctoral fellowship to work with Prof Nick Evans' Laureate Fellowship project, ‘The Wellsprings of Linguistic Diversity’. This is a five year fixed term position within the School of Culture, History and Language, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific, commencing June 30th, 2014. The successful applicant would have a PhD in a relevant discipline.

S/he will carry out independent and team based research as per project plan and focus on computational modelling of language evolution within the overall team,with a particular focus on modelling the factors favouring language diversification through time, and interfacing with the rest of the team who will be collecting field data and feeding that data back into the models being developed. The appointee will work under the supervision of the Laureate Project Leader, work closely with other team members and PhD students working on the project.

Application Deadline: 02-Mar-2014

Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.anu.edu.au/PositionDetail.aspx?p=3715
Contact Information:
Professor Nick Evans
Email: nicholas.evansanu.edu.au

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