LINGUIST List 31.3558

Thu Nov 19 2020

Support: Semantics; Computational Linguistics; Pragmatics: PhD, Heinrich Heine University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 19-Nov-2020
From: Hana Filip <>
Subject: Semantics; Computational Linguistics; Pragmatics: PhD, Heinrich Heine University, Germany
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Institution/Organization: Heinrich Heine University
Department: Linguistics
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Pragmatics; Semantics
Experimental Linguistics


Fully funded PhD position in semantics at the Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf (Germany)

Specialty Area: Semantics (related areas are pragmatics, text/corpus linguistics, experimental semantics, computational semantics, philosophy of language and mind)

The Department of Linguistics, Program in Semantics, at the Heinrich Heine University in Duesseldorf (Germany), has one funded PhD position starting April 1, 2021 until March 31, 2024. The funding is in accordance with the German public service salary scale E13 TV-L, 65%.

The successful candidate will have an M.A. or a B.A. degree in linguistics (or a related field) with a background in semantics.

The PhD position is funded by the DFG-grant awarded for the project “Individuation of events”, PI Hana Filip, external collaborators Jeff Pelletier and Scott Grimm. The DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft--German Research Association) is the main research funding agency in Germany. The Ph.D. student is expected to work closely with a postdoctoral researcher, the P.I. and external collaborators.

Application Documents:
- Curriculum vitae;
- Copy of an M.A. or a B.A. degree diploma;
- Copies of degree transcripts;
- One or two representative writings;
- Two academic letters of recommendation to be submitted directly by referees.

All the application documents (apart from the letters of recommendation) should be submitted by email in a single PDF file to the application email provided below.

The Heinrich Heine University is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Deadline: 15-Jan-2021

Email Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
Prof. Hana Filip

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