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Job Announcement: Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics

General Linguistics: Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Employer: Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics
Job Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Title: Research Associates (doctoral and post-doctoral candidates)
Rank: Researcher
Research Associate
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics, Syntax, Text/Corpus Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.2459
Date Submitted: 17-Jun-2013
Job Description: The Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics (MPIEA) in Frankfurt/Main is looking for research associates (Doctoral and Post-Doctoral candidates) to work on the development and implementation of interdisciplinary research projects in the fields of aesthetic perception and evaluation of music, language and literature. We are looking for musicologists, literary scholars, linguists, psychologists, sociologists, ethnologists and neuroscientists. The contracts will run for five years. Pay rates are in accordance with German public service salary scales (TVöD 13-14).

Applicants should have excellent qualifications in their own special fields and be able to explain their interest in empirical aesthetics both in general and in detail by outlining their own plans for projects.

A completed degree or doctorate in one of the above-mentioned fields; multiple qualifications and professional experience are desired.

Expectations Include:
Very good grades, very good knowledge of English, the ability to work independently and creatively, delight in new challenges, capacity for team work, a high level of social skills, and an above-average ability to work under pressure.

The Institute takes a keen interest in the advancement of its Research Associates. By virtue of its internal structure and its cooperation arrangements with other institutions of higher education the Institute will ensure that all associates from all cooperating fields will always be sure of making the right specialist contacts.

The Max Planck Society is anxious to take on more disabled persons. Applications from such persons are expressly desired.

The Max Planck Society would like to increase the proportion of women in those fields in which they are under-represented. Women are therefore expressly encouraged to apply.

Applications with the usual supporting documents and references (copies only, please) should be addressed by 05.07.2013 to Frau Sabine Mai.
Application Deadline: 05-Jul-2013
Application Address: Sabine  Mai , Frau
Max-Planck-Institut für empirische Ästhetik,
Deutschordenstraße 46
Frankfurt am Main    , D-60528
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Contact Information: Sabine  Mai , Mrs.
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Phone: 0049 69 96769244