LINGUIST List 31.3367

Tue Nov 03 2020

Jobs: Romance; French; Syntax: Researcher, University of Zurich

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 30-Oct-2020
From: Gabrielle Hess <>
Subject: Romance; French; Syntax: Researcher, University of Zurich, Switzerland
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University or Organization: University of Zurich
Department: Romanisches Seminar
Job Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Web Address:
Job Title: Research Assistant in French Linguistics

Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Syntax

Required Language(s): French (fra)


Universität Zürich
Romanisches Seminar
Institute of Romance Studies

Research assistant (50%)

French linguistics (chair of Prof. Elisabeth Stark)

Your Responsibilities:
- The position includes 1 course (2 hours/week) of teaching per year (introductory courses, BA level), collaboration in preparing courses of the chair as well as intense collaboration in international research projects and publications.
- 40% of your working time are assigned for your own research.

Your Profile:
The candidate must hold an MA in linguistics (phonology, morphology or syntax, focus on French) and have an excellent knowledge of French (teaching language) and good language knowledge of German (administrative language). Knowledge of other Romance languages as well as basic skills in statistics and programming are assets.

What We Offer:
The possibility of doctoral or postdoctoral qualification, involvement in teaching, inclusion in international research projects, stimulating team collaboration.

Place of Work: Zurich, Switzerland

Start of Employment:
February 1st 2021, for 3 years (renewable up to six years in total).

Applicants should send their cover letter, CV, list of puplications and teaching in one pdf document no later than December 11 to Elisabeth Stark at the application mailing address or application email address provided below.

For further information please contact Elisabeth Stark at the contact information provided below.

Application Deadline: 11-Dec-2020
Mailing Address for Applications:
Elisabeth Stark
Universität Zürich
Romanisches Seminar, Zürichbergstr. 8,
Zürich CH-8032
Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Elisabeth Stark

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