LINGUIST List 21.3414

Wed Aug 25 2010

Jobs: Typology; Lang Evolution: Post Doc, MPI for Developmental Biology

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        1.    Gerhard Jaeger, Typology; Language Evolution: Post Doc, MPI for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany

Message 1: Typology; Language Evolution: Post Doc, MPI for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany
Date: 25-Aug-2010
From: Gerhard Jaeger <gerhard.jaegeruni-tuebingen.de>
Subject: Typology; Language Evolution: Post Doc, MPI for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany
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University or Organization: MPI for Developmental Biology, Tübingen Department: Tübinger Zentrum für Linguistik Job Location: Tuebingen, BW, Germany Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Typology; Language Evolution


Description:

The Department of Protein Evolution at the Max Planck Institute forDevelopmental Biology in Tübingen, Germany, is opening a two yearpostdoctoral position in the area of linguistic typology and languageevolution. This position is part of a joint project of Andrei Lupas (MPI;Biology) and Gerhard Jäger (Tübingen Center for the Study of Language;Linguistics) on the application of statistical methods from bioinformaticsto problems of language evolution. The successful candidate will be aresearcher with demonstrated research experience in linguistic typology,especially regarding the work with data bases like the World Atlas ofLanguage Structure or the World Color Survey. Furthermore, openness forwork with advanced statistical methods like clustering techniques isexpected. Excellent language skills (written and oral) in English are required.

The salary is figured according to the union contract named TVöD, E 13.Applications should include CV, an outline of research experience, as wellas names and addresses of up to three references. Applications should besent by email to the address below. The position is to be filled as soonas possible. Applications received by September 15, 2010 will receive fullconsideration, although interviews may start at any time and will continueuntil the position has been filled.

Disabled applicants will be preferred if they have he same qualificationsas non-disabled applicants. The Max Planck Society strives to increase theproportion of women in research and teaching, and therefore encouragesqualified female scientists to apply.

For further information, please contact the email address given below.

Application Deadline: 15-Sep-2010 Email Address for Applications: gerhard.jaegeruni-tuebingen.de Contact Information:
Gerhard Jaeger Email: gerhard.jaegeruni-tuebingen.de

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