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LINGUIST List 21.3810

Wed Sep 29 2010

Jobs: English Linguistics; Syntax: Doctoral Assistant, U of Geneva

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        1.    Eric Haeberli, English Linguistics; Syntax: Doctoral Assistant, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Message 1: English Linguistics; Syntax: Doctoral Assistant, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Date: 29-Sep-2010
From: Eric Haeberli <eric.haeberliunige.ch>
Subject: English Linguistics; Syntax: Doctoral Assistant, University of Geneva, Switzerland
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University or Organization: University of Geneva
Department: Department of English
Job Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Web Address: http://www.unige.ch/lettres/angle/index_en.html
Job Rank: Doctoral Assistant

Specialty Areas: Syntax; English Linguistics


Description:

Doctoral assistant position in the English Department of the University of
Geneva

Starting date: 1 February 2011.

Specifications: Applicants must have an MA (or equivalent degree) in
linguistics or in English (with a specialisation in linguistics). Advanced
skills in English are required. Applicants are expected to have their
research interests in the field of syntax. Preference will be given to
candidates whose research focuses on English historical syntax and/or
comparative Germanic syntax.

Duties: Teaching in English linguistics (3 hours per week), contribution to
administrative tasks, doctoral research.

Terms of employment: Two-year contract, renewable twice for periods of two
years and one year respectively, for a total of five years. 70% in the
first two years, full time in the remaining three years. Salary: 46'153 CHF
(ca. 35'000 EUR) per year before taxes in the first year, rising to 78'371
CHF (ca. 59'000 EUR) in the final year.

Application procedure: Candidates are asked to send a cover letter, three
copies of their CV, a copy of their MA certificate and a brief description
of the doctoral project they wish to pursue to the address given below.

Application Deadline: 31-Oct-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Mrs Clare Tierque
Département de langue et littérature anglaises
Université de Genève
5, rue de Candolle
1211 Genève 4
Switzerland
Contact Information:
Eric Haeberli
Email: eric.haeberliunige.ch

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