LINGUIST List 31.3573

Fri Nov 20 2020

Support: General Linguistics: PhD, Labex Empirical Foundations of Linguistics EFL

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Date: 20-Nov-2020
From: Christel Préterre <christel.preterresorbonne-nouvelle.fr>
Subject: General Linguistics: PhD, Labex Empirical Foundations of Linguistics EFL
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Institution/Organization: Labex Empirical Foundations of Linguistics EFL
Department:
Web Address: http://www.labex-efl.com

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Description:

EFL mobility grants (Paris, France) 8th call for applications

Context of the call:
The aim of the Laboratoire d’excellence “Empirical Foundations of Linguistics: data, methods, models” (Labex EFL) is to promote innovative and interdisciplinary research within Linguistics and its related fields. Specific interest is given to empirical foundations (corpus analysis and experimental methods) of linguistic research.

For the 8th time, the Labex EFL offers mobility grants for a period of 3 months each to PhD students in linguistics and related fields.

The Labex EFL (http://www.labex-efl.com) is a fourteen-year project, funded by the French government (ANR-10-LABX-0083). It gathers 11 research teams (CRLAO, HTL, INCC, Lacito, Lattice, LIPN, Llacan, LLF, LPP, CeRMI, Sedyl) from 4 universities (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Université de Paris, Université Sorbonne Paris Nord et Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales INALCO), in a partnership with the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the French Research and Development Institute (IRD). It contributes to the IdEx Université de Paris (ANR-18-IDEX-0001).

Grant description:
Candidates must be PhD students from a University outside France, working in different fields of linguistics, including but not limited to empirical linguistics, typology, field linguistics, computational linguistics, psycholinguistics.

The selected candidates will receive a stipend of 3,500 euros + transport costs.

The mobility will have to take place before end of June 2022.

During their fellowship, they will be hosted by one of the research units of Labex EFL and will attend research seminars at one of the partner universities. A certificate of attendance and validation of these seminars will be provided at the end of the semester.

Applications:
The application file should include the following documents:
- CV and cover letter
- An official document certifying their enrollment in a PhD programme
- A statement of 4-5 pages explaining their PhD project and its relevance to the research topics of the Labex EFL
- A letter of recommendation from their PhD supervisor
- A letter of invitation from a local EFL project advisor cosigned by the director of the inviting laboratory in France.
- An estimation of transport costs.

Deadline and selection process:
Deadline for applications: January 24th, 2021 (midnight – Paris time)

Applications should be sent to the project manager Christel Préterre, copy to the coordinator of the Labex EFL Barbara Hemforth, and the training officer Emmanuel Cartier.

Applications will be examined by the Labex EFL Scientific Council and decisions will be communicated in the course of February 2021.


Application Deadline: 24-Jan-2021

Email Address for Applications:
Christel Préterre - christel.preterresorbonne-nouvelle.fr
Barbara Hemforth - barbara.hemforthlinguist.univ-paris-diderot.fr
Emmanuel Cartier - emmanuel.cartierlipn.univ-paris13.fr

Web Address for Applications: http://www.labex-efl.com

Contact Information:
Mrs Christel PRETERRE
christel.preterresorbonne-nouvelle.fr

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