LINGUIST List 29.1467
Wed Apr 04 2018
Jobs: General Linguistics: Visiting Professor, Labex Empirical Foundations of Linguistics EFL
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University or Organization: Labex Empirical
Foundations of Linguistics EFL
Job Location: Paris, France
Web Address: http://www.labex-efl.com
International Chair 2019 : 7th call for visiting professors in Paris
Rank: Visiting Professor
Specialty Areas: General Linguistics
The Laboratoire d’excellence “Empirical Foundations of Linguistics: data, methods,
models” (Labex EFL) is a nine-year project, funded by the French Government
(ANR-10-LABX-0083). It gathers 11 research teams (CRLAO, HTL, Lacito, Lattice, LIPN,
Llacan, LLF, LPP-P3, LPP-P5, MII, Sedyl) from 5 members of Sorbonne Paris Cité
University (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Université Paris Diderot, Université Paris
Descartes, Université Paris 13 et Institut National des Langues et Civilisations
Orientales), in a partnership with the French National Center for Scientific
Research (CNRS) and the French Research and Development Institute (IRD).
aim of the Labex EFL is to promote innovative and interdisciplinary research within
Linguistics and related fields. Specific interest is given to empirical foundations
(corpus analysis and experimental methods) of linguistic research.
project is now launching its 7th call for applications for visiting professors.
Up to 9 applicants will be selected for the 2019 International Chair “Empirical
Foundations of Linguistics”. The selected applicants will join one of the EFL teams.
The visiting professor will be located in Paris in one of the most active academic
communities for linguistics. He/she is expected to give a series of four lectures
presenting innovative research in one of the fields of the Labex EFL. The selected
candidates will be advised with respect to the organisation of their stay in Paris
by a member of the Labex EFL.
The labex EFL seeks applicants in one of the
- phonetic and phonological complexity
grammar from a cross-linguistic perspective
- typology and dynamics of
- language representation and processing in a lifespan
- computational semantic analysis
- language resources: lexica,
corpora and tools
- empirical methods in linguistics and
Eligible candidates are professors or researchers (tenured or not) affiliated to
a foreign research unit, willing to deliver a two-hour weekly seminar on a research
topic contributing to the EFL project (http://www.labex-efl.com
within a period of 4 weeks during the year 2019. The seminars can be given in french
or in english. They will be recorded and broadcast on the Labex EFL website.
The Labex will cover travel expenses (economic class) and provide a fixed
allowance for the participation of the professors in the International Chair.
Applications, written either in french or english, should include:
curriculum vitae with a list of publications
- A one-page summary with detail of
the four intended seminars and a general title for the entire course.
dates of availability and intended length of stay in Paris (not less than 4 weeks).
- The name of the research unit in the Labex EFL that will host the professor
and the name of the professor/researcher who will be his/her correspondent in the
host research unit.
Deadline for applications: June 10th, 2018 (midnight,
Applications should be sent to Christel Préterre, Project
Manager of the Labex EFL christel.preterre
Applications will be examined by the Labex EFL management team and the head
of the training programme. Final decisions will be made by the scientific council in
July 2018, according to the following criteria:
- academic excellence of the
- relevance of the seminar proposal for the Labex EFL scientific
- originality and complementarity with the other selected seminars
Application Deadline: 10-Jun-2018
Email Address for Applications:
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