LINGUIST List 28.172

Tue Jan 10 2017

Support: General Linguistics / Germany

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 06-Jan-2017
From: Katharina Brandes <>
Subject: General Linguistics: PhD, University of Cologne, Germany
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Department: Collaborative Research Centre 1252
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: University of Cologne

Duties: Research,Project Work

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


The University of Cologne has recently established the CRC 1252 “Prominence in Language,” funded by the German Research Foundation. We are delighted to announce that several PhD positions are available, running from 01 March 2017 until 31 December 2020.

The PhD positions (65%, German TV-L E13) are available in the following projects of the CRC 1252:

- A01: Intonation and attention orienting: Neurophysiological and behaviourial correlates
- B03: Agent prominence and the diachrony of prediction in Indo-Aryan
- B04: Interaction of nominal and verbal features for Differential Object Marking
- C01: Prominence and information structure
- C03: Reference management in bilingual narratives
- C06: Prominence in subordinating rhetorical relations

For more details on the CRC 1252 please see the research profile on our website:

For more details on the research profile of the individual projects please visit:

For application procedures and requirements for each position please visit:

All applications should be sent via e-mail to by the deadline mentioned in each individual advertisement. Please put all your documents into one PDF file and make sure to state clearly which position in which project you are applying for. Applications will be accepted in English or German.

If you have any questions about the application process in general, please send an e-mail to

Questions about the requirements for individual positions should be directed to the person specified in the respective advertisement.

Applications Deadline: 15-Jan-2017

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Katharina Brandes
        Albertus Magnus Platz
        Köln 50923

Contact Information:
        Katharina Brandes

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