LINGUIST List 27.3778
Fri Sep 23 2016
Support: English; Germanic; Semantics / Germany
Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <clarelinguistlist.org>
Remus Gergel <remus.gergel
English; Germanic; Semantics, PhD Student, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany E-mail this message to a friend
Institution/Organization: Saarland University
Department: Department of English
Web Address: http://www.uni-saarland.de/fachrichtung/anglistik.html
Duties: Research,Teaching,Project Work
Specialty Areas: Semantics
Required Language(s): English (eng)
The Philosphical Faculty II/English Department at Saarland University is
opening a 3-year PhD position (TV-L 13 50%) with a focus on formal semantics
together with its interfaces. The duties are participation in the teaching and
research conducted at the Chair of English Linguistics at Saarland University;
this includes teaching, typically an introductory 90-minute class per week.
The theoretical research conducted should be accompanied by solid empirical
work either synchronically (e.g. via modern elicitation techniques) or
diachronically (via systematic corpus work). Statistical methods should
accompany the empirical work. We also expect candidates to be willing to learn
and work with the topic of information density.
The ideal candidate will have an excellent theoretical background (semantics
and its interfaces) and should have as much as possible in terms of training
in some of the following: demonstrated corpus expertise, experience with
experimental methods, experience with statistical methods (e.g. in R).
Excellent English skills are expected, as are computer skills and especially
the capability to work in a team at the Chair of English Linguistics. The
successful candidate will be expected to participate in all of the group’s
Minimal requirement: M.A. degree in English or general linguistics (or an
Starting date: as soon as possible.
Payment: according to the German TV-L pay scale (TV-L 13 50%).
The official German announcement can be found at the web address below.
Application Deadline: 21-Oct-2016
Mailing Address for Applications:
Attn: Prof. Remus Gergel
Universität des Saarlandes
Saarbrücken Saarland 66123
Web Address for Applications: http://www.uni-saarland.de/fileadmin/user_upload/Campus/Service/Stellenausschreibung/Wissenschaftliches_Personal/W1137.pdf
Prof. Remus Gergel
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