LINGUIST List 4.693

Sun 12 Sep 1993

Jobs: child lang., phonology, syntax, morphology, semantics

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  1. Mary Howe, Job Announcement
  2. dreyer, research positions in Berlin: phonology, syntax, semantics, word form.
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Message 1: Job Announcement

Date: Thu, 09 Sep 93 14:13:27 CDJob Announcement
From: Mary Howe <HOWEUKANVM.bitnet>
Subject: Job Announcement

University of Kansas
Assistant/Associate Scientist

The Institute of Life Span Studies at the University of Kansas
has a full-time position for an Assistant/Associate Scientist for
a four-year project funded from NIDCD and directed by Mabel Rice,
University of Kansas, and Ken Wexler, MIT. The project will
investigate the morphosyntactic competencies of children with
specific language impairment, as well as children who are
normally developing.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in linguistics, developmental psychology,
speech/language pathology, psycholinguistics, or related
discipline. Demonstrated knowledge of language acquisition

Major responsibilities: Organizing and carrying out data
collection for a longitudinal study, including subject
recruitment, training and supervising research assistants,
supervising data collection, assisting with data entry,
conducting data analyses, and assisting in the preparation of
progress reports and manuscripts, including the development of
theoretical analyses.

Salary: Negotiable.

Effective Date of Appointment: January 18, 1994, or as soon
thereafter as possible.

Application Deadline: First consideration will be given to
applications received by December 1, 1993. Applications will be
accepted until the position is filled.

Application Procedures: Send letter of application, vita, and
names, addresses and phone number of three references to: Mabel
L. Rice, Child Language Program, 1082 Dole Center, University of
Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, or via e-mail to MABELUKANVM.BITNET.
Phone (913) 864-4570.

Complete position description available on request.

The University of Kansas is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer.
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Message 2: research positions in Berlin: phonology, syntax, semantics, word form.

Date: Sun, 12 Sep 1993 17:48:17 research positions in Berlin: phonology, syntax, semantics, word form.
From: dreyer <>
Subject: research positions in Berlin: phonology, syntax, semantics, word form.

 Research Centre General Linguistics, Berlin:
 starting as soon as possible, until 31 December 1994:

 4 research positions in 4 research areas

1. Autosegmental/Metrical/Lexical Phonology (with special interest in the
 lexicon-phonology interface)
 The candidate should have a proven background in modern
 hierarchical phonological theory.

2. Syntax, especially for cross-linguistic studies and inter-
 theoretical comparisons

3. Lexical Semantics
 Research areas a.o.: universal inventory of the components of
 word formation, typological aspects of lexicalisation,
 interaction of word level and sentence level semantics.

4. Word Formation
 Research areas a.o.: Interaction of morphology and syntax,
 including typological and diachronic aspects.

Salary scale: BAT O IIA (exact salary depends on age).

Requirements: PhD in linguistics in the relevant area; proven
background in theoretical linguistics; willingness to cooperate
in projects in the context of the Research Centre (a.o. research
in typology, Universals, Language Change). Specialists in a non-
Indoeuropean languages are especially invited to apply.

The Research Centre, which at present employs 20 linguists of
various specializations, is being developed into a centre of
fundamental linguistic research in connection with the
universities in the Berlin area. This creates possibilities for
teaching, self-qualification and interdisciplinary cooperation.
A phonetics laboratory is being set up.

Please send your application by October 15, 1993 with the usual
documents, names and addresses of two referees as well as an
outline of your own research projects.

Forschungsschwerpunkt Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft
der Foerderungsgesellschaft Wissenschaftliche Neuvorhaben mbH
Prenzlauer Promenade 149 - 152
D-13189 Berlin
Tel: +49 (0)30-479 7125
Fax: +49 (0)30-472 2023 (attn: FAS)
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Message 3:

Date: Mon, 13 Sep 1993 09:32 PDT
From: <HSPHILTWNAS886.bitnet>


 The Linguistics Section of the Institute of History &
Philology, Academia Sinica invites applications from citizens of
the Republic of China for research positions with the possibility
toward tenure track post. The area of specialization is open, but
preference will be given to those in following fields:

 Phonology, Semantics, Acoustic Phonetics,
 Sociolinguistics, Neurolinguistics, Chinese Dialects,
 Austronesian Languages, Altaic Languages, Kadai
 Languages, and Austroasiatic Languages.

 Applicants already holding a PhD will be considered for the
position of Assistant Research Fellow (equivalent to an Assistant
Professor); applicants holding an M.A. only will be considered for
the position of Research Assistant. These are purely research
positions and no teaching is required. The beginning salaries for
these positions are NT56,270 (about $2,250) and NT40,010 (about
$1,600) per month respectively, plus bonuses.

 Applicants should send a vitae, transcripts from graduate
school, an abstract of the MA thesis or dissertation (including the
title, chapter by chapter summary, methodology, materials, and main
conclusions), and two letters of recommendation to:

 Professor Ho Dah-an, Head
 Linguistics Division
 Institute of History and Philology
 Taipei 115 Taiwan ROC.

 The deadline for receipt of these materials is October 31,
1993. Those applying will be notified of our decision around the
beginning of December. Those notified of preliminary acceptance
would then be expected to send the complete text of the thesis or
dissertation by the end of January for evaluation.

 For more information, applicants should write to the address
above or send e-mail messages.
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