LINGUIST List 6.1222

Fri Sep 8 1995

Jobs: Guidelines for Voice Dialogues, German Intonation

Editor for this issue: Ljuba Veselinova <>


  1. norman fraser, JOB: Guidelines for Voice Dialogues
  2. Auer, job announcement

Message 1: JOB: Guidelines for Voice Dialogues

Date: Fri, 08 Sep 1995 12:40:45 JOB: Guidelines for Voice Dialogues
From: norman fraser <>
Subject: JOB: Guidelines for Voice Dialogues

University of Surrey

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

A Research Fellow is required to collect and assist with the analysis of
telephone dialogues for a project funded by the ESRC'S Cognitive
Engineering programme and jointly managed by Vocalis Ltd. Applicants
should have experience and a postgraduate qualification in one or more
of: conversation analysis, linguistics, or speech technology.

Salary on the RAIA scale up to 15986 pounds per annum, starting 1 November
1995 for three years.

Further particulars are available from the Personnel Office,
+44 (0)1483 259360.

Informal enquiries may be made to Nigel Gilbert (
Applications in the form of CV and covering letter (2 copies), including
names and addresses of two referees should be sent to the Personnel
Office (sab), University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 5XH, U.K., quoting
reference 399 by the 18 September 1995.

The University is committed to an Equal Opportunities Policy.
Mail to author|Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue

Message 2: job announcement

Date: Fri, 08 Sep 1995 16:44:43 job announcement
From: Auer <>
Subject: job announcement

Editor's note [At sender's request we post this announcement again
 since many people did not get the issue where it was posted
 first. Many apologies to those who see it twice.]


research position in German linguistics, in a research project on
intonation in German dialects

Fuer ein geplantes gemeinsames Forschungsprojekt der Universtaeten Hamburg
und Potsdam (Prof. M. Selting, Prof. P. Auer) wird - vorbehaltlich der
Genehmigung durch die DFG - ab Fruehjahr 1996 ein(e) wissenschaftliche(r)
Mitarbeiter(in) nach BAT IIa fuer maximal 5 Jahre gesucht.

Das Projekt beschaeftigt sich mit Unterschieden der Intonation in vier
deutschen Dialekten;es verbindet Methoden der "discourse prosody",
Dialektologie und apparativen Intonationsanalyse. Wir suchen einen
Mitarbeiter oder eine Mitarbeiterin, der/die moeglichst in der auditiven
Intonationsanalyse gesprochener (konversationeller) Sprache gute
Vorkenntnisse hat oder sich (aus der apparativen Intonationsanalyse oder
Dialektologie kommend) in diesen Themenbereich schnell einarbeiten kann.
Voraussetzung sind hervorragende Deutschkenntnisse.

Obwohl der Projektbeginn noch relativ weit in der Zukunft liegt, wuerden
wir schon jetzt gern mit moeglichen Interessenten Kontakt aufnehmen. Bitte
wenden Sie sich an die untenstehende e-mail-Adresse.

Prof. Dr. Peter Auer - Germanisches Seminar
University of Hamburg
Von-Melle-Park 6
D-20146 Hamburg

Tel. 040-41234780 fax -4785
Mail to author|Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue