26.1895, Jobs: General Linguistics: EFL International Chair 2016, Sorbonne Paris Cité (SPC)

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Date: Thu, 09 Apr 2015 14:18:05
From: Nadège Thorez [nadege.thorez at univ-paris3.fr]
Subject: General Linguistics: EFL International Chair 2016, Sorbonne Paris Cité (SPC), Paris, France

 
University or Organization: Sorbonne Paris Cité (SPC) 
Department: LABEX "Empirical Foundations of Linguistics"
Job Location: Paris, France 
Web Address: http://www.labex-efl.org/?q=en/
Job Title: EFL International Chair 2016
Job Rank: Chair of Department; EFL International Chair 2016; Visiting Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics 


Description:

EFL International Chair (Paris, France)

I. Context and objectives of the call

The aim of the Laboratoire d’excellence “Empirical Foundations of Linguistics:
data, methods, models” (Labex EFL) is to promote innovative and
interdisciplinary research within Linguistics and related fields. Specific
interest is given to empirical foundations (corpus analysis and experimental
methods) of linguistic research. The EFL project is now launching its 4th call
for applications for visiting professors. 
 
The Labex EFL is a nine year project, funded by the French Government
(ANR-10-LABX-0083). It gathers 12 research teams (Alpage, CRLAO, HTL, Lacito,
Lattice, LIPN, Llacan, LLF, LPP-P3, LPP-P5, MII, Sedyl) from 5 members of
Sorbonne Paris Cité University (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Université Paris
Diderot, Université Paris Descartes, Université Paris 13 et Institut National
des Langues et Civilisations Orientales), in a partnership with the French
National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), the French Institute for
Research in Computer Science and Automation (INRIA) and the French Research
and Development Institute (IRD). 

Up to 8 applicants will be selected for the 2016 International Chair 
“Empirical Foundations of Linguistics”.  The selected applicants will join one
of the EFL teams. The visiting professor will be located in Paris in one of
the most active academic communities for linguistics. He/she is expected to
give a series of lectures presenting innovative research in one of the fields
of the Labex EFL. The selected candidates will be advised with respect to the
organisation of their stay in Paris by a member of the Labex. 

II. Position description

The Labex EFL seeks applicants in one of the following domains:

- Phonetic and phonological complexity
- Experimental grammar from a cross-linguistic perspective
- Typology and dynamics of linguistic systems
- Language representation and processing in a lifespan perspective
- Computational semantic analysis
- Language resources: lexica, corpora and tools
- Empirical methods in linguistics
- Epistemology

Eligible candidates are professors or researchers (tenured or not) affiliated
to a foreign research unit, willing to deliver a weekly seminar (that will be
recorded) on a research topic contributing to the EFL project.
(http://www.labex-efl.org), within a period of 4 weeks during the year of
2016. 

Seminars can be given in French or in English. 

III. Application 

Applications should include:

- A curriculum vitae (with a list of publications)
- A one-page summary of the intended seminar
- The dates of availability and intended length of stay in Paris.
 
The Labex will cover travel expenses (economic class) and provide a fixed
weekly allowance.

Applications can be written in French or in English. 

IV. Deadline and selection process

Deadline for applications: June 25th, 2015 (midnight, Paris time)

Applications should be sent to Nadege Thorez, Project Manager of the Labex EFL
at the application email below.

The applications will be examined by the Labex EFL board of directors and the
head of the training programme. Final decisions will be made by the scientific
council in July 2015, according to the following criteria: 

- Academic excellence of the candidate 
- Relevance of the seminar proposal for the Labex EFL scientific project  
- Originality or complementarity between selected teaching missions

Notifications of acceptance will be sent shortly after the decisions of the
scientific council by Mr. Puech, Director of the Labex EFL.



Application Deadline: 25-Jun-2015 
	  
Email Address for Applications: nadege.thorez at univ-paris3.fr 
Contact Information:
	Project Manager Nadège Thorez 
	Email: nadege.thorez at univ-paris3.fr 


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