LINGUIST List 26.1030

Sat Feb 21 2015

Jobs: Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Post Doc, LABEX Empirical Foundations of Linguistics (EFL)

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Date: 19-Feb-2015
From: Anne Abeillé <abeillelinguist.univ-paris-diderot.fr>
Subject: Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Post Doc, LABEX Empirical Foundations of Linguistics (EFL), Paris, France
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University or Organization: LABEX Empirical Foundations of Linguistics (EFL), Paris
Department: Sorbonne Paris Cité (SPC)
Job Location: Paris, France
Web Address: http://www.labex-efl.org/
Job Title: Post-doc: Empirical syntax or semantics: quantitative & experimental approaches

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics


Description:

The Labex EFL (Empirical Foundations of Linguistics, http://www.labex-efl.org/) recruits a postdoctoral researcher "Empirical syntax or semantics: quantitative and experimental approaches".

It is a full time position for 12 months. Depending on the results, the position may be renewed for another 12 months.

Job location: Laboratoire de Linguistique Formelle, Paris.

The position is provided by the strand « Experimental Grammar » of the Labex EFL project. The postdoctoral fellow will propose a research program in empirical syntax or semantics in relation with one of the following work packages:

- Word order preferences in Romance and Germanic languages (WO1) resp B. Crabbé
- Alternation between elliptical and full clauses (SA3) resp. A. Abeillé
- Plurality and quantification (PLU) resp. C. Sorin
- Anaphor resolution (ANA) resp. B. Hemforth
- Processing, acquisition and typology of relative clauses (REL) resp. C. Donati

The applicant is expected to have knowledge of theoretical syntax and semantics, as well as empirical methods: corpus linguistics with annotated data or experiments, and statistics. S/He is expected to carry quantitative and statistical work from annotated corpora and/or design experiments in several languages.

The applicant will have to demonstrate an exceptional research potential. A good knowledge of French is an additional asset and the applicant must have defended his/her Phd by December 1st 2015.

Depending on the results, the position may be renewed for another 12 months.

Prospective applicants should send:

- A curriculum vitae including publications
- A research project (max 4 pages)
- Names of two referents (with email address)
- A website address where the publications can be downloaded.

Application deadline: May, 1st 2015
Start of work: September 2015
Salary: 26000 euros net of taxes / year

Application Deadline: 01-May-2015

Email Address for Applications: abeille AND benoit.crabbe linguist.univ-paris-diderot.fr
Web Address for Applications: http://www.labex-efl.org/?q=en/node/285
Contact Information:
Professeur Anne Abeillé
Email: abeillelinguist.univ-paris-diderot.fr

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