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Wed Jun 01 2011

Jobs: Anthro Ling; Morphology; Typology: Doctoral Asst, U of Zurich

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        1.     Fernando Zuniga , Anthropological Linguistics; Morphology; Typology: Doctoral Assistant, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Message 1: Anthropological Linguistics; Morphology; Typology: Doctoral Assistant, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Date: 31-May-2011
From: Fernando Zuniga <fernando.zunigaspw.uzh.ch>
Subject: Anthropological Linguistics; Morphology; Typology: Doctoral Assistant, University of Zurich, Switzerland
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University or Organization: University of Zurich
Department: Department of General Linguistics
Job Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Web Address: http://www.uzh.ch/spw
Job Rank: Doctoral Assistant

Specialty Areas: Anthropological Linguistics; Morphology; Typology


Description:

The General Linguistics Department at the University of Zurich invites
applications for two doctoral researchers whose main focus is the
description of lesser-studied indigenous languages of the Americas and the
morphological typology thereof. Applicants must have completed an M.A.
degree in linguistics or equivalent by the time of application and have an
acute sensitivity to ethical issues raised by linguistic fieldwork in the
region. All candidates must have advanced skills in oral and written
English, and those applicants planning to work on Central or South American
languages must be fluent in Spanish and/or Portuguese by the time of
application. Fluency in German is desirable (e.g. for teaching activities)
but not necessary.

Terms of employment: Full-time four-year contract (starting date: February
1, 2012), with a salary (before taxes) of CHF 40,200 per year the first
year, rising to CHF 43,200 the second year and CHF 46,200 the third and
fourth years.

Applications must include a curriculum vitae, a cover letter with a clear
statement of research interests and a detailed description of research
skills, a sample of written work, and the names of three referees.

Application Deadline: 30-Sep-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Fernando Zuniga
Plattenstrasse 54
Z├╝rich, ZH 8032
Switzerland
Email Address for Applications: fernando.zunigaspw.uzh.ch
Contact Information:
Dr. Fernando Zuniga
Email: fernando.zunigaspw.uzh.ch


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