LINGUIST List 7.1081

Tue Jul 30 1996

Jobs: Visiting Position (Syntax)

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  1. Gisbert Fanselow, Visiting Position (Syntax)

Message 1: Visiting Position (Syntax)

Date: Tue, 30 Jul 1996 18:20:11 +0200
From: Gisbert Fanselow <>
Subject: Visiting Position (Syntax)
Visiting position in theoretical syntax

Where? University of Potsdam, Dept. of Linguistics
When? Winter term 1996/1997 (=October 96 - March 97)
 Minumum: 3 months, of which two must overlap with
 the interval between October 10 and Feb. 10
 Maximum: 6 months, of which two must overlap with the
 specified interval

What do we expect?
 The visitor should teach two classes in theoretical syntax. 
 Knowledge of German is helpful, but not absolutely required.
 The visitor's research program should be related to the
 topics of our "Innovationskolleg Formal Models of Cognitive
 Complexity", i.e. it should either relate to
 Minimalist Program 
 Optimality Theory
 Syntax & Parsing (either computational or psycholinguistic)
Formal requirements:
 "Eligibility for a German professorship"
 This means
 PhD + published research not related to the topic of the
 dissertation, for most
 Habilitation, if you are from Germany.

What do we offer?
 Payment is definitively NOT BAD (East German version of the
 salary of a German full professor C4)
 What we perceive as a stimulating atmosphere at the department
If you are interested, please contact Gisbert Fanselow, Dept, of Lx,Univ.
of Potsdam, by e-mail:
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