LINGUIST List 29.1785

Wed Apr 25 2018

Support: Yukatekan/Mayan; Phonology; Syntax; Typology: PhD, University of Göttingen

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <clarelinguistlist.org>


Date: 23-Apr-2018
From: Stavros Skopeteas <stavros.skopeteasuni-goettingen.de>
Subject: Yukatekan/Mayan; Phonology; Syntax; Typology: PhD, University of Göttingen, Germany
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Institution/Organization: University of Göttingen
Department: General Linguistics

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Phonology; Syntax; Typology


Yukatekan/Mayan

Description:

The University of Göttingen, Philosophical Faculty, General Linguistics
Department, seeks to fill by October 1st, 2018, the post of a junior
researcher, part time 65% (25,87 hours/week), 13 TV-L. The position will be
filled for 3 years.

Job contents:
- research in a project (funded by the German Research Foundation) on the
syntax-prosody interface in Yucatec Maya (principal investigator: Stavros
Skopeteas; collaboration with the Humboldt University Berlin and the
UNAM/Merida).
- fieldwork on Yucatec Maya in the areas of syntax, prosody and dialectal
variation;
- presentation and publication of research findings;
- participation in the activities of the General Linguistics Department
(colloquia and publications).
- The preparation of a PhD within the project is expected.

We expect:
- completed MA-degree linguistics or equivalent (required)
- solid theoretical background in linguistics, in particular syntax and
prosody interface (desirable)
- language skills: very good oral/written command of English (required),
German/Spanish (desirable).

The University of Göttingen seeks to increase the proportion of women in the
fields in which women are underrepresented and strongly encourages women (with
the corresponding qualifications) to apply. It is a family-friendly University
and supports the compatibility of science/job and family. The University of
Göttingen seeks to employ applicants with severe disabilities. Applicants with
severe disabilities are given priority when equally qualified.

Kindly address your application (either copies or electronically) including
the usual documents until 10.05.2018 to:
Professor Stavros Skopeteas
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Sprachwissenschaftliches Seminar
Käte-Hamburger-Weg 3, 37073 Göttingen.

Please send your electronic applications as a single PDF file to Matthias
Kracht: e-mail: mkrachtgwdg.de.

For enquiries, please write to Matthias Kracht, Tel. Nr., ++49 551 39 5482,
mkrachtgwdg.de.


Application Deadline: 10-May-2018

Mailing Address for Applications:
Attn: Professor Stavros Skopeteas
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Sprachwissenschaftliches Seminar
Käte-Hamburger-Weg 3, 37073 Göttingen

Email Address for Applications: mkrachtgwdg.de

Contact Information:
Matthias Kracht
++49 551 39 5482
mkrachtgwdg.de

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