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LINGUIST List 18.3459

Tue Nov 20 2007

Jobs: General Ling: Post Doc - Junior Fellows, University of Freiburg

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        1.    Peter Auer, General Linguistics: Post Doc - Junior Fellows, University of Freiburg, Germany


Message 1: General Linguistics: Post Doc - Junior Fellows, University of Freiburg, Germany
Date: 20-Nov-2007
From: Peter Auer <peter.auergermanistik.uni-freiburg.de>
Subject: General Linguistics: Post Doc - Junior Fellows, University of Freiburg, Germany
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University or Organization: University of Freiburg, Germany
Department: Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS)

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Semantics; Linguistics


Description:

The Department of Language & Literature in the newly founded Freiburg
Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS ) at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universit├Ąt
Freiburg invites applications for

2 Post Doc Fellowships (Junior Fellows) in Linguistics.

FRIAS offers an excellent, international and interdisciplinary research
context for empirical research. The postdoctoral candidate is expected to
have an exceptional research record and a well-conceived research proposal
in line with the Freiburg tradition of linguistic research. Furthermore,
the candidate should be highly motivated and demonstrate a high level of
self initiative as well as commitment and interest in interdisciplinary
discussions. FRIAS has defined "representation and knowledge" as an
interdisciplinary focus area for Language & Literature. One of our topics
will be spatial representations/the linguistic construction of
geographical, interactional, and semantic spaces.

Fellowships will be granted for three years according to TV-LE14 or A13,
starting no later than April 1, 2008, with the possibility of a two-year
extension. It is possible to set up a junior research group (including a
PhD position). All fellows at the FRIAS will be residents in Freiburg; they
have no teaching obligations but can teach at the departments of the
Philologische Fakult├Ąt if they wish.

Applications (CV, outline of prospective research project in the FRIAS,
three names of linguists willing to write letters of recommendation) are
requested before Dec 20, 2007 and should be addressed to Freiburg Institute
for Advanced Studies at the address given below.

For further information, please contact peter.auergermanistik.uni-freiburg.de

Application Deadline: 20-Dec-2007
Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies
c/o Prof. Dr. Peter Auer
Deutsches Seminar 1
Freiburg D-79085
Germany
Contact Information:
Peter Auer
Email: peter.auergermanistik.uni-freiburg.de



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