LINGUIST List 32.2110
Fri Jun 18 2021
Jobs: Syntax: Post Doc, University of Potsdam
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Gisbert Fanselow <fanselow
Syntax: Post Doc, University of Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany E-mail this message to a friend
University or Organization: University of Potsdam
Department: Department Linguistics
Job Location: Brandenburg, Germany
Web Address: https://www.uni-potsdam.de/en/ling/index
Job Title: Postdoctoral Researcher in the Field of Syntax/Language Comparison
Job Rank: Post Doc
Specialty Areas: Syntax
The researcher will work in project C08 of the Collaborative Research Center 1287 "Limits of Variability of Language" at the University of Potsdam.
The project investigates which syntactic properties beyond the well-known word order correlations are associated with the distinction between VO and OV base order/normal order. To this end, data on approx. 20 grammatical parameters will be collected for a representative sample of the world's languages. In addition, further studies are planned on language families whose members have non-uniform rules with regard to verb-object position. The results will be interpreted within the framework of current grammar theories. An extensive excerpt of the project proposal is available at: https://tinyurl.com/crc1287proposal
Applicants must have a doctorate and a research focus on syntax. Experience in systematic language comparison, generative syntax, and expertise in one of the language families that show variable object-verb position between languages are desirable.
Funding for the position is available until June 30 2025. For m ire information on the Collaboratiove Research Center and on the formal aspects of the position, see https://www.uni-potsdam.de/fileadmin/projects/verwaltung/docs/Dezernat3/Ausschreibungen/2_akadPersonal/348_2021_SFB_1287_Sammel_170621.pdf
Please send you application together with a CV to the application email provided below.
Application Deadline: 06-Jul-2021
Email Address for Applications: fanselow
Prof Dr Gisbert Fanselow
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