LINGUIST List 32.2114

Fri Jun 18 2021

Jobs: General Linguistics: Post Doc, UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 18-Jun-2021
From: Laura Janda <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Post Doc, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
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University or Organization: UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Department: Department of Language and Culture
Job Location: Tromsø, Norway
Web Address:
Job Title: Postdoctoral research fellow in Cognitive Linguistics

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Cognitive Linguistics


One Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Cognitive Linguistics is available in the Department of Language and Culture at UiT The Arctic University of Norway. The position is affiliated with the CLEAR research group (Cognitive Linguistics: Empirical Approaches to Russian

The position is a fixed term position for a duration of 3 years. Appointment to the position of Postdoctoral Research Fellow is mainly intended to provide qualification for work in top academic positions. It is a prerequisite that the applicant is able to carry out the project over the full course of the employment period. No person may hold more than one fixed-term position as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the same institution.

The position can/will additionally be assigned to teaching and related work for UiT in an amount equivalent to 25 % of a full-time employment.

The appointed Postdoctoral Fellow must have its daily workplace at UiT - The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø.

The position will research and publish on topics related to cognitive linguistics, preferably connected to the research profile of the CLEAR group. For example, the research may include the following aspects:
- Construction grammar (see the Russian Constructicon:
- Inflectional morphology (see the SMARTool:
- Pedagogical applications related to cognitive linguistics
- Quantitative analysis of language data

Applicants for the advertised Post-doctoral position should propose a research project that will contribute to the ongoing research of the CLEAR group. The project proposal should be 5-10 pages.

The postdoctoral fellow will devote 25% of the position to teaching and/or development and implementation of research-based electronic pedagogical tools for language learning.

To apply, please visit the application link below.

Your application must include:
- Application letter
- CV
- Diplomas and transcripts (all degrees)
- Written references
- Contact information to 2-3 references
- Project proposal of 5-10 pages, including a progress plan
- A list of your academic production
- Description of your academic production, stating which works you consider most important
- Academic works, up to ten. The doctoral thesis is regarded as one work.

Application Deadline: 01-Sep-2021

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Laura Janda

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