LINGUIST List 24.4944

Thu Dec 05 2013

Jobs: German; Italian; Applied Ling; Disc Analysis; Socioling: Post Doc/Researcher, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

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Date: 05-Dec-2013
From: Rita Franceschini <>
Subject: German; Italian; Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics: Post Doc/Researcher, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
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University or Organization: Free University of Bozen-Bolzano Department: Language Study Unit Job Location: Bozen-Bolzano, Italy Web Address:
Job Title: 3 Research Assistants

Job Rank: Post Doc; Researcher

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics

Required Language(s): German (deu)
                            Italian (ita)

The Language Study Unit at the Free University of Bozen - Bolzano (Italy) is seeking candidates for the following project:

3 Researcher / Research assistants in German Language/Sociolinguistics for the research project: KOMMA-Kompetenzen von Maturandinnen und Maturanden: Schulsprache Deutsch und Kontaktphänomene im mehrsprachigen Raum.

The contract duration of the mentioned position is for 3 years and is renewable once for a further maximum of 1 year.

The Language Study Unit ( is devoted to the analysis of how linguistic systems, languages and language varieties coexist and are related to one another within society, groups and individuals.

The successful candidate will be involved in the Language Study Unit research projects, especially on German Language/Sociolinguistics in contact situations. S/he will focus on the spoken and written German proficiency of high-school students in the South Tyrol area. For more information see the link below.

The trilingual Free University of Bozen – Bolzano (Italy) was founded in 1997 as a non-state-controlled but legally recognized university, and brings together the German and Italian cultural and economic worlds. The university aims to increase its female teaching and research quota and encourages qualified women to apply.

Knowledge of German and Italian is required.

Those interested are requested to send their applications and academic publications by post (not E-mail) to the application address below no later than 17.02.2014.

For more information, please see the application URL below.

Application Deadline: 17-Feb-2014 Mailing Address for Applications:
Dott. Paola Paolini Personnel Office Academic Staff Piazzetta Franz Innerhofer 8 C. P. 276 39100 Bolzano - Bozen 39100 Italy Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Rita Franceschini Email:

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