26.2136, Jobs: General Linguistics: Post Doc, LabEx ASLAN

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Subject: 26.2136, Jobs: General Linguistics: Post Doc, LabEx ASLAN

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Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:31:22
From:  ASLAN Direction [aslan-dir at universite-lyon.fr]
Subject: General Linguistics: Post Doc, LabEx ASLAN, Lyon, France

University or Organization: LabEx ASLAN 
Job Location: Lyon, France 
Web Address: http://aslan.universite-lyon.fr/
Job Title: 3 Postdoctoral fellowships in linguistics
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics 


The ‘Laboratory of Excellence’ ASLAN Advanced Studies on Language Complexity
is offering three postdoctoral fellowships for a period of 24 months. The
candidates’ research project should address ASLAN scientific goals and fit
into one of the profiles listed hereafter. The grantees will be hosted in
Lyon, France in either the DDL (Dynamique Du Langage) or ICAR (Interactions,
Corpus, Apprentissages, Représentations) laboratory, depending on their
research topics.

Profile 2015A (1 position)

The candidate research project will address issues related to the complexity
of language(s) or complexity issues in language interactions and human
communication in the broad sense (see Work Package 1 description,

Priority will be given to approaches based on modeling or at least
quantitative methodologies. The Steering committee is open to all topics,
especially on the following areas:

- “Complex Adaptive Systems” approaches applied to communication in digital
communities (twitter, etc.)
- Quantification and/or regulation of linguistic information
- Modelization of emergent phenomena in communication

Profile 2015B (1 position)

The candidate research project will address issues related to language(s)
origin, evolution, and diversity (see Work Package 2 description,
http://aslan.universite-lyon.fr/recherche/). The Steering committee is open to
all proposals, especially on the following topics:

- Field phonetics and phonology
- Linguistic typology (and especially semantic typology)
- Endangered languages
- Diachrony of French and Romance languages

Profile 2015C (1 position)

The candidate research project will address issues falling into the Work
Package 3 areas (http://aslan.universite-lyon.fr/recherche/).

Eligibility and application procedure

Applicants must have received before October, 1st, 2015 a Ph.D. or equivalent
doctoral-level research degree relevant to the proposed profiles.

The application form can be downloaded in docx or odt format. The completed
application form and appendices must be emailed to the application email

Terms and conditions

Fellows will be hired by the CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche
Scientifique) on a fixed-term contract. The annual gross income will be
€30,000 or more, depending on the fellow’s experience. The place of work will
be either the École Normale Supérieure de Lyon or the Human Sciences
Institute, both located in Lyon, France.

Important dates

- May, 31st 2015: Application deadline
- June 2015: Review of applications and short-listing by ASLAN Steering
- June-July 2015: Interviews and final decision
- Fall 2015: Postdoctoral fellowship start date


Proposals will be evaluated for candidate achievement, project scientific
merit (significance, originality), compatibility with the Research profiles,
and contribution to the research team in terms of skills and scientific

Application Deadline: 31-May-2015 
Email Address for Applications: aslan-dir at universite-lyon.fr 
Contact Information
	ASLAN Direction 
	Email: aslan-dir at universite-lyon.fr 

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