23.1713, Jobs: Semantics: Post Doc, University of Konstanz

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Subject: 23.1713, Jobs: Semantics: Post Doc, University of Konstanz

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Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2012 12:53:03
From: Doris Penka [doris.penka at uni-konstanz.de]
Subject: Semantics: Post Doc, University of Konstanz, Germany

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University or Organization: University of Konstanz 
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Konstanz, Germany 
Web Address: http://www.uni-konstanz.de
Job Rank: Post Doc  

Specialty Areas: Semantics 


The University of Konstanz is one of the nine Universities of Excellence 
in the Federal Republic of Germany. The Department of Linguistics 
invites applications for a

Post Doc Position in Semantics 

The research position is available within the project 'Decomposition of 
comparative and superlative quantificational noun phrases at the 
syntax/semantics interface' funded by the German Research 
Foundation (DFG). The aim of the project is to develop a fully 
compositional analysis of noun phrases involving comparative or 
superlative morphology. It applies methods from formal semantics, 
syntax and pragmatics, as well as empirical methods in corpus 
linguistics and questionnaire studies. The research project is based at 
the Department of Linguistics and the Zukunftskolleg of the University 
of Konstanz.

The appointment is at 100% of the German Salary Scale 13 TV-L. The 
position is a maternity leave replacement and expected to be available 
from April 20, 2012 until March 31, 2014.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD (or equivalent) in Linguistics 
and have a strong background in formal semantics, and ideally in 
syntax and/or pragmatics. A research specialization in one of the areas 
related to the project (semantics of degree constructions) is desired. 
Job responsibilities will primarily consist in contributing to the 
development of the project via original research and in carrying out 
supporting tasks related to the project.

Candidates are requested to apply with the following documents:
−  Motivation letter describing research interests
−  CV including complete list of publications
−  Electronic copies of three representative publications
−  Letters of recommendation or names and addresses of people we 
could contact

E-mail applications using pdf-documents are welcome.

The University of Konstanz is an equal opportunity employer and tries 
to increase the number of women in research and teaching. 

The University of Konstanz supports a "Dual Career Program". 
Information can be obtained from: http://www.uni-konstanz.de/dcc. 

The University of Konstanz has been certified by the Hertie Foundation 
to be a family-friendly institution. The University is committed to 
promote the compatibility of work and family life.

The University of Konstanz encourages disabled persons to apply. 
They will be given preference if appropriately qualified (contact + 
49(0)7531 / 88-4895). 

Please send your applications or further inquiries (preferably by e-mail) 
including the reference number 2012 / 051 to Dr. Doris Penka, 
application address and email address below.

Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the 
position is filled.

Application Deadline: 30-Apr-2012 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications: 
	Dr. Doris Penka 
	Zukunftskolleg und Fachbereich Sprachwissenschaft 
	Universität Konstanz, Box 216 
	Konstanz 78457 
Email Address for Applications: doris.penka at uni-konstanz.de 
Contact Information:
	Doris Penka 
	Email: doris.penka at uni-konstanz.de 

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