LINGUIST List 21.1961

Sat Apr 24 2010

Jobs: Comp Ling; S American Langs: Post Doc/PhD Student, LMU München

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        1.    Michael Cysouw, Computational Linguistics; Genetic Classification; Historical Linguistics; South American Languages: Post Doc/Doctoral Student, LMU München, Germany

Message 1: Computational Linguistics; Genetic Classification; Historical Linguistics; South American Languages: Post Doc/Doctoral Student, LMU München, Germany
Date: 23-Apr-2010
From: Michael Cysouw <cysouwlmu.de>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Genetic Classification; Historical Linguistics; South American Languages: Post Doc/Doctoral Student, LMU München, Germany
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University or Organization: LMU München Department: Faculty of Languages and Literatures Job Location: München (Bavaria), Germany Web Address: http://www.lmu.de
Job Rank: Post Doc/Doctoral Student

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Genetic Classification; Historical Linguistics; South American Languages


Description:

The Research Unit 'Quantitative Language Comparison' at theLudwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Germany) seeks candidates forpostdoctoral and doctoral fellowships. The fellowships are for the durationof two years with possible extension up to four years, starting 1 June 2010or soon thereafter.

The positions are available in the research project 'Quantitative modelingof historical-comparative linguistics: Unraveling the phylogeny of nativeSouth American languages'. In this project computational approaches areused to assist the traditional historical-comparative reconstruction oflanguages. You will work in a multidisciplinary team to prepare largeamounts of lexical data for automatic processing, and formulate, test andevaluate possible options of automatic analysis. More information about theproject can be found online at http://web.me.com/cysouw/projects/. Forfurther questions, please contact Dr. Cysouw at cysouwlmu.de or by regular post to the address given below.

The deadline for applications is 1 June 2010, though the positions remainavailable until filled. We will only return the application documents whena post-paid return envelope is included.

Application Deadline: 01-Jun-2010 Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Michael Cysouw Geschwister Scholl Platz 1 München 80539 Germany Email Address for Applications: cysouwlmu.de Web Address for Applications: http://web.me.com/cysouw/projects/quanthistling.html
Contact Information:
Dr. Michael Cysouw Email: cysouwlmu.de

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