Research positions: reciprocity

Volker Gast gast at ZEDAT.FU-BERLIN.DE
Mon Sep 19 14:16:26 UTC 2005

Free University of Berlin
"A typology of reciprocal markers: Analysis and documentation"

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Applications are invited for two research positions in a typological 
project on reciprocity at the FU Berlin. The project will be carried out 
in cooperation with the Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS and is 
jointly funded by the DFG and the NWO. The positions are available for two 
years, beginning this year.

Successful candidates should hold a M.A. degree in general linguistics or 
Modern Languages. Expertise in one or more of the following fields would 
be advantageous: language typology, syntactic theory, semantic theory. The 
ability to work collaboratively and to meet deadlines is essential. A good 
working knowledge of German would also be an advantage.

Successful candidates are expected to write a doctoral dissertation on 
some aspect of reciprocity or some related topic within the thematic scope 
of the project. The salary is in accordance with Grade IIa of the German 
public service pay scale (age related), based on 18.25 hours per week.

Informal inquiries may be addressed to E. König 
(koenig at or Volker Gast (gast at

Applications including CV, letters of recommendation and samples of work 
should be sent to the following address by 1 October:

Prof. E. König
FU Berlin
Department of English
Gosslerstr. 2-4
D 14195 Berlin

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Dr. Volker Gast
FU Berlin
English Department
Gosslerstr. 2-4
D-14195 Berlin

fon ++49 30 838 72314

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