LINGUIST List 30.1489

Thu Apr 04 2019

Jobs: Semantics; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Post Doc, Ghent University

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Date: 04-Apr-2019
From: Peter Lauwers <>
Subject: Semantics; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Post Doc, Ghent University, Belgium
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University or Organization: Ghent University
Job Location: Ghent, Belgium
Web Address:
Job Title: Half-time Post Doc position, Project Language Productivity at Work

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Semantics; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics


In the framework of an interdisciplinary project on productivity in syntax, we are currently hiring one half-time postdoc for three years.

Degree requirements:
- PhD in (corpus) Linguistics

The candidates are expected to have a solid background in corpus linguistics and a strong knowledge of quantitative methods. We are looking for independent researchers with management / coordination skills, who are able to share their knowledge with PhD students within a large interdisciplinary consortium. Candidates should have an excellent knowledge of English.

Ghent University offers a three-year half-time contract starting on 1 October 2019. Successful candidates will be employed as research staff member (with regular health insurance, etc.). Information about salary and employee benefits for incoming international staff can be found at

How to apply:
The deadline for applications is 8 May 2019. Applications should be submitted to the application email provided below and should consist of:
- A detailed CV, including degree grades and title of Master Thesis and PhD Thesis, and
- A letter of motivation in English.
- Please mention Post Doc in the subject field.

Contact one of the project supervisors for more information see the application link provided below.

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed on the 22nd or the 27th of May. They will be notified by the 15th of May at the latest.

More information about the project and each of the profiles we are looking for can be found at

Peter Lauwers, Jóhanna Barðdal, Timothy Colleman, Renata Enghels, Rob Hartsuiker, Miriam Taverniers.

Co-promoters: Ludovic De Cuypere, Alice Foucart, Anne-Sophie Ghyselen.

Application Deadline: 08-May-2019

Email Address for Applications:
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Peter Lauwers

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