LINGUIST List 23.2765

Tue Jun 19 2012

Jobs: Cognitive Sci: Post Doc, Masaryk University, Faculty of Arts

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Date: 19-Jun-2012
From: Jana Chamonikolasova <>
Subject: Cognitive Science: Post Doc, Masaryk University, Faculty of Arts, Brno, Czech Republic
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University or Organization: Masaryk University, Faculty of Arts Department: Department of English and American Studies Job Location: Brno, Czech Republic Web Address:
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science


The Department of English and American Studies of the Faculty of Arts ofMasaryk University in Brno is seeking qualified candidates for a three-yearpostdoctoral position in Cognitive Linguistics beginning 1 September 2012.This department is a prestigious centre of research and teaching at thesecond largest and second oldest university in the Czech Republic. Thesuccessful candidate will be expected to help expand the Department'sspectrum of research and teaching fields to include cognitive linguistics.


- Ph.D. degree acquired after March 28, 2008- Excellent command of English (C2, equivalent to CPE level)- Publications in cognitive linguistics and related fields- Teaching experience (4 semesters of teaching a minimum of one course atthe university level)- Previous participation in a research grant project is an advantage- Knowledge of the Czech language is an advantage (but not a condition)

Job description:

- Cooperation in setting up a corpus of texts suited for use in linguistics andtranslation studies research- Analysis of the corpus from the viewpoint of cognitive linguistics- Publication of the research results in refereed journals- Development of courses in cognitive linguistics at the Master's- anddoctoral-degree levels- Organization of doctoral studies workshops

The successful candidate will receive a salary significantly above average forthe Czech Republic and full insurance, as well as opportunities of researchattachments at centers of cognitive linguistics outside the Czech Republic.

Interested candidates should submit the following in electronic form Abstract of doctoral dissertation- Two published articles- Copy of diploma and transcript of study

Application Deadline: 20-Jul-2012 Mailing Address for Applications:
doc. Ph.D. Jana Chamonikolasova Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University Brno 60200 Czech Republic Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
doc. Ph.D. Jana Chamonikolasova Email:

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