27.3778, Support: English; Germanic; Semantics / Germany

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Subject: 27.3778, Support: English; Germanic; Semantics / Germany

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Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:20:39
From: Remus Gergel [remus.gergel at uni-saarland.de]
Subject: English; Germanic; Semantics, PhD Student, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany

 Institution/Organization: Saarland University 
Department: Department of English 
Web Address: http://www.uni-saarland.de/fachrichtung/anglistik.html 

Level: PhD 

Duties: Research,Teaching,Project Work
 
Specialty Areas: Semantics 
 
Required Language(s): English (eng)

                      Germanic 

Description:

The Philosphical Facults II/English Department at Saarland University is
opening a 3-year PhD position (TV-L 13 50%) with a focus on formal semantics
together with its interfaces. The duties are participation in the teaching and
research conducted at the Chair of English Linguistics at Saarland University;
this includes teaching typically an introductory 90-minutes class per week.
The theoretical research conducted should be accompanied by solid empirical
work either synchronically (e.g. via modern elicitation techniques) or
diachronically (via systematic corpus work). Statistical methods should
accompany the empirical work. We also expect candidates to be willing to learn
and work with the topic of information density.

The ideal candidate will have an excellent theoretical background (semantics
and its interfaces) and should have as much as possible in terms of training
in some of the following: demonstrated corpus expertise, experience with
experimental methods, experience with statistical methods (e.g. in R).
Excellent English skills are expected, as are computer skills and especially
the capability to work in a team at the Chair of English Linguistics. The
successful candidate will be expected to participate in all of the group’s
research activities.

Minimal requirement: M.A. degree in English or general linguistics (or an
equivalent field).
Starting date: as soon as possible.
Payment: according to the German TV-L pay scale (TV-L 13 50%).

The official German announcement can be found at the web address below.
 

Application Deadline: 21-Oct-2016 

Mailing Address for Applications:
	Attn: Prof. Remus Gergel 
	Universität des Saarlandes 
	Campus 5.3 
	Saarbrücken Saarland 66123 
	Germany 
	
Web Address for Applications: http://tinyurl.com/jgc5x4j

Contact Information: 
	Prof. Remus Gergel 
	remus.gergel at uni-saarland.de



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