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LINGUIST List 18.3102

Tue Oct 23 2007

Jobs: German, Standard & Lexicography: Post Doc, ZHAW Zurich University

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        1.    Urs Willi, German, Standard & Lexicography: Post Doc, ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland


Message 1: German, Standard & Lexicography: Post Doc, ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Date: 22-Oct-2007
From: Urs Willi <urs.willizhaw.ch>
Subject: German, Standard & Lexicography: Post Doc, ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
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University or Organization: ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Department: Applied Linguistics
Web Address: http://www.linguistik.zhaw.ch

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Lexicography

Required Language(s): German, Standard (deu)

Description:

The ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences is one of the largest
institutes of higher education in Switzerland, with eight different
Schools, 6,000 students, and 1,500 employees. The School of Applied
Linguistics offers academic degree programmes at the Bachelor and Master
levels; it also conducts research, offers professional development courses
and provides consultancy services in the area of applied linguistics.

Within the framework of the project "Sensory Language and the Semantics of
Taste (SenS)", an interdisciplinary team from the Universities of Zurich
and Basel, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH) and the
ZHAW is currently investigating the lexis of taste in the German language.
The aim is to provide specialists in relevant fields (consumer science,
food sensorics, linguistics) with a comprehensive data base of everyday
gustatory expressions.

In conjunction with this project, a permanent position (80-100%) is
available for a lexicographer.

You will work as a research/teaching assistant in the Institute of
Translation and Interpreting. As a member of the project team, you will
conceive and implement the lexicographical aspects of the data base. You
will also teach in a related subject area, acquire external funding and
projects in your field, and provide methodological support for lexica
projects.

You will hold a university degree in linguistics or a related area, and you
will have professional experience as a lexicographer. You are a German
native speaker, with a good knowledge of foreign languages and a strong
interest in multilingualism. You are interested in the challenge of
applying the findings of linguistic research in practical settings. You
are a good team-player, you show initiative, and you are used to working in
complex organisations.

At the ZHAW, you will find a stimulating environment, good working
conditions and interesting creative opportunities.

Please send your application with supporting documents to Rosmarie Egle at
the address given below, or to rosmarie.eglezhaw.ch

For further job-specific details, please contact Anna-Katharina Pantli.

Additional general information is available on our website.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Rosmarie Egle, Personal, Postfach
ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Winterthur 8401
Switzerland
Email Address for Applications: rosmarie.eglezhaw.ch
Contact Information:
Anna-Katharina Pantli
Email: anna.pantlizhaw.ch



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