LINGUIST List 24.2459

Mon Jun 17 2013

Jobs: General Ling: Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics

Editor for this issue: Caylen Cole-Hazel <>

Date: 17-Jun-2013
From: Sabine Mai <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
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University or Organization: Max Planck Institute for Empirical AestheticsJob Location: Frankfurt am Main, GermanyWeb Address: http://www.aesthetics.mpg.deJob Rank: Research Associate; Researcher

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics, Syntax, Text/Corpus Linguistics


The Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics (MPIEA) in Frankfurt/Main islooking for research associates (Doctoral and Post-Doctoral candidates) towork on the development and implementation of interdisciplinary researchprojects in the fields of aesthetic perception and evaluation of music,language and literature. We are looking for musicologists, literary scholars,linguists, psychologists, sociologists, ethnologists and neuroscientists. Thecontracts will run for five years. Pay rates are in accordance with Germanpublic service salary scales (TVöD 13-14).

Applicants should have excellent qualifications in their own special fieldsand be able to explain their interest in empirical aesthetics both in generaland in detail by outlining their own plans for projects.

Qualifications:A completed degree or doctorate in one of the above-mentioned fields; multiplequalifications and professional experience are desired.

Expectations Include:Very good grades, very good knowledge of English, the ability to workindependently and creatively, delight in new challenges, capacity for teamwork, a high level of social skills, and an above-average ability to workunder pressure.

The Institute takes a keen interest in the advancement of its researchassociates. By virtue of its internal structure and its cooperationarrangements with other institutions of higher education the Institute willensure that all associates from all cooperating fields will always be sure ofmaking the right specialist contacts.

The Max Planck Society is anxious to take on more disabled persons.Applications from such persons are expressly desired.

The Max Planck Society would like to increase the proportion of women in thosefields in which they are under-represented. Women are therefore expresslyencouraged to apply.

Applications with the usual supporting documents and references (copies only,please) should be addressed by 05.07.2013 to Frau Sabine Mai.

Application Deadline: 05-Jul-2013Mailing Address for Applications: Frau Sabine Mai Max-Planck-Institut für empirische Ästhetik, Deutschordenstraße 46 Frankfurt am Main , D-60528 GermanyEmail Address for Applications: Phone: 0049 69 96769244

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