LINGUIST List 32.1161

Thu Apr 01 2021

Jobs: Pragmatics; Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Syntax: Post Doc, University of Oxford

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 01-Apr-2021
From: Daniel Altshuler <>
Subject: Pragmatics; Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Syntax: Post Doc, University of Oxford, UK
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University or Organization: University of Oxford
Department: Linguistics, Philology & Phonetics
Job Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
Web Address:
Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Linguistics

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Pragmatics; Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Syntax


Dr. Daniel Altshuler at the University of Oxford is hiring a postdoc to work on a project that aims to compare the role that event structure plays in the interpretation of a sentence vs. a discourse. This post is fixed-term (1 year) funded by OUP’s John Fell Fund. The appointee will take up their post on 1st October, 2021 and will be based at the Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics at the Clarendon Institute, Walton Street, Oxford, OX1 2HG.

The appointee will be required to have a Ph.D. in Linguistics or a related field such as but not limited to Philosophy (with a focus on language), (experimental/cognitive) Psychology, Psycholinguistics or Neurolinguistics (with a focus on language); a demonstrated interest in studying event structure at the linguistic interfaces; and some experience in experimental design, running subjects and statistical analysis.

More information is provided at the application submission website below, where you should upload a CV and a supporting statement which explains how you meet the selection criteria for the post (this can be a cover letter + research statement). You will also be asked to provide details of referees and indicate whether they can be contacted at this stage. Any questions should be directed to Dr. Altshuler at the email address provided.

Application Deadline: 03-May-2021

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr Daniel Altshuler

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