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Level: PhD
Duty: Research
Linguistic Field: Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics Conversation Analysis, Social Interaction
Specific Language: French
Application Deadline: 01-Nov-2012
Supporting Institution: University of Basel
Department of Linguistics and Literature / French
LL Issue: 23.4222
Posted: 10-Oct-2012
Support Description: Within a project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, at the French
Studies Unit of the Department of Linguistics and Literature / University of
Basel (Switzerland) we are offering

2 Doctoral Positions
(3 years, full grant, starting from 1.1.2013)
in interactional linguistics

The PhD candidates will write their dissertation within the SNF project 'Speaking in
public: Social interactions within large groups. Contributions from a
conversation analytic multimodal perspective' directed by Lorenza Mondada.

We are looking for PhD candidates
- having a Master in linguistics
- interested in research on social interaction, possibly having a training in
conversation analysis and in transcribing spoken corpora
- interested in fieldwork and video analysis, possibly having experience in
empirical research methods
- able to work on French data, with native or near-native competence in French
- having a good knowledge of German or English

We offer 2 posts consisting each one in
- a full-time doctoral position (salary: candoc Swiss National Foundation)
- for 3 years
- in order to complete a PhD Dissertation
- in French linguistics or general linguistics
- within the above mentioned project

The PhD students will work in a small dynamic team at the University of Basel;
they will be offered office space and all research infrastructure needed. They
are expected to live in the Basel area.

For more information about the project and the position(s), please contact
lorenza.mondada Linguist List unibas.ch. (see also http://franz.unibas.ch/mondada-lorenza/ ,
for a summary of the project please go to
http://franz.unibas.ch/fr/recherche/recherche-en-linguistique/aktuelle-
projekte/projet-snf-parler-en-public/ ).

For applying send
- a complete CV
- a letter of motivation
- a copy of the master's mémoire
to Lorenza.Mondada Linguist List unibas.ch

Applications deadline is November 1, 2012.
Application Mailing Address: Prof. Lorenza Mondada
University of Basel / Department of Linguistics and Literature / French Studies
Maiengasse 51
Basel 4056
Switzerland
Contact Information: Prof. Lorenza Mondada
Lorenza.Mondada@unibas.ch