PhD position at U Amsterdam

Hengeveld, P.C. P.C.Hengeveld at UVA.NL
Fri Jul 9 19:54:44 UTC 2004

The Amsterdam Center for Language and Communication of the University of Amsterdam offers a four-year research position at the PhD-level for the project PARTS-OF-SPEECH SYSTEMS AND DEPENDENT VERB FORMS: A TYPOLOGICAL STUDY.  The project will be carried out at the Department of Theoretical Linguistics under the supervision of Prof Dr Kees Hengeveld.

The person appointed is expected to write a PhD thesis on the aforementioned topic, and to teach part of a course in the second and third year of appointment. The contract offered is in accordance with the CAO VSNU. Apart from a salary which runs up from Euro 1813 (before taxes) in the first year to Euro 2283 (before taxes) in the fourth year, the candidate will be given the opportunity to participate in high-quality PhD-courses, both nationally and internationally. A part-time contract (80%) is an option.

Candidates should have a solid training in both language typology and Functional Grammar at the MA level, and should, apart from their CV, submit a piece of written work demonstrating their qualities in these areas when applying for the position. Applications should arrive at the ACLC office (see below) before August 5, 2004. Applications arriving after this date will not be considered. Interviews will be conducted between August 15 - 20, 2004. The project starts September 1, 2004.

Apart from submission of your documents through regular mail, we urge you to send your letter of application including the documents listed above electronically to <A.E.Baker at>. Paper submissions should be sent to:
	attn. Prof. Dr A.E. Baker
	Spuistraat 210
	NL-1012 VT  Amsterdam

A full description of the project may be downloaded from > PhD Supervision. Information about the Amsterdam Center for Language and Communication may be found at Further inquiries may be directed to: p.c.hengeveld at

Kees Hengeveld

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