LINGUIST List 21.3810
Wed Sep 29 2010
Jobs: English Linguistics; Syntax: Doctoral Assistant, U of Geneva
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English Linguistics; Syntax: Doctoral Assistant, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Message 1: English Linguistics; Syntax: Doctoral Assistant, University of Geneva, Switzerland
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
Doctoral assistant position in the English Department of the University ofGeneva
Starting date: 1 February 2011.
Specifications: Applicants must have an MA (or equivalent degree) inlinguistics or in English (with a specialisation in linguistics). Advancedskills in English are required. Applicants are expected to have theirresearch interests in the field of syntax. Preference will be given tocandidates whose research focuses on English historical syntax and/orcomparative Germanic syntax.
Duties: Teaching in English linguistics (3 hours per week), contribution toadministrative tasks, doctoral research.
Terms of employment: Two-year contract, renewable twice for periods of twoyears and one year respectively, for a total of five years. 70% in thefirst 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 78'371CHF (ca. 59'000 EUR) in the final year.
Application procedure: Candidates are asked to send a cover letter, threecopies of their CV, a copy of their MA certificate and a brief descriptionof 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
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