Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology: Announcement of Vacancy

Bernard Comrie comrie at EVA.MPG.DE
Tue Jul 29 08:12:25 UTC 2008

[From Bernard Comrie <comrie at>

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

Announcement of Vacancy

The Department of Linguistics at the Max Planck Institute in Leipzig has 
a vacancy for a Senior Researcher in the area of phonetics. The 
successful candidate will be expected to develop a research program in 
phonetics in relation to the department's core areas of language history 
and prehistory, linguistic typology, and description of little studied 
and endangered languages, and will also be responsible for the 
scientific direction of the department's phonetics laboratory.

The five-year non-renewable position is available from 01 November 2008; 
a later starting date may be negotiable.

Prerequisites for an application are a PhD and publications in phonetics.

The salary is according to the German public service pay scale (TVöD). 
The Max Planck Society is concerned to employ more disabled people; 
applications from disabled people are explicitly sought. The Max Planck 
Society wishes to increase the proportion of women in areas in which 
they are underrepresented; women are therefore explicitly encouraged to 

Applicants are requested to send their complete dossier (including 
curriculum vitae, description of research interests, names and contact 
details of two referees, and a piece of written work on one of the 
relevant topics) no later than 30 September 2008 to:

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Personnel Department
Prof. Dr. Bernard Comrie
Code word: Scientist Dept Linguistics
Deutscher Platz 6
D-04103 Leipzig, Germany

Please address questions to Bernard Comrie <comrie at>. 
Information on the institute is available at

[I am currently based in Leipzig.]

Prof. Dr. Bernard Comrie
Director, Department of Linguistics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Distinguished Professor of Linguistics, University of California Santa Barbara

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