19.3907, Jobs: Syntax & Typology: Post Doc, MPI

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Subject: 19.3907, Jobs: Syntax & Typology: Post Doc, MPI

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Date: 19-Dec-2008
From: Robert Van Valin < nanjo.bogdanowicz at mpi.nl >
Subject: Syntax & Typology: Post Doc, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, Netherlands

 

	
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Date: Fri, 19 Dec 2008 11:38:08
From: Robert Van Valin [nanjo.bogdanowicz at mpi.nl]
Subject: Syntax & Typology: Post Doc, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, Netherlands

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University or Organization: Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics 
Department: Acquisition
Job Location: Netherlands 
Web Address: http://www.mpi.nl

Job Rank: Post Doc  

Specialty Areas: Syntax; Typology 


Description:

A research position for a Postdoctoral Researcher is available in the
research group 'Information structure, syntax and typology', headed by Dr.
Robert Van Valin, at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
(Nijmegen, NL). The position is now open. The appointment is initially for
2 years, with possible extension for up to 3 additional years.

Research Focus: The research group 'Information structure, syntax and
typology' represents a collaboration between the Max Planck Institute for
Psycholinguistics and the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, supported
by a Max Plank Fellowship to Van Valin. The group will investigate the
interaction of information structure and syntax across languages of varying
structural types. Special emphasis will be placed on the role information
structure plays in the organization of grammatical constructions and in
core grammatical processes, and how it varies across languages. In
addition, the implications of this interaction for language acquisition, in
conjunction with the Information Structure project in the Language
Acquisition Group, and for sentence-processing will be explored.

Requirements: Applicants should have a PhD in Linguistics, and in-depth
research experience on a language or language family is highly desirable.

Review of applications will begin February 2, 2009, and the position will
remain open until filled.

The Max Planck Society is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants should send a cover letter describing their research interests,
in particular with reference to Information structure, their CV, a sample
of their work, and the names and e-mail addresses of at least two potential
referees to the application email address listed below, and to (both hard
copy and electronic) Mrs. Nanjo Bogdanowicz: Nanjo dot Bogdanowicz at mpi
dot nl


Application Deadline: 02-Feb-2009 
Mailing Address for Applications: 
	Nanjo Bogdanowicz 
	Wundtlaan 1 
	Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics 
	Language Acquisition Group 
	Nijmegen 6525 XD 
	Netherlands  
Email Address for Applications: vanvalin at ling.uni-duesseldorf.de 
Contact Information:
	Prof. Dr. Robert Van Valin 
	Email: vanvalin at ling.uni-duesseldorf.de







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