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September 29, 2009

Doctoral and Post-Doctoral posts in Nijmegen

1 POST-DOCTORAL AND 2 DOCTORAL (PhD) POSITIONS IN SEMANTICS AND PRAGMATICS

Department of Philosophy, University of Nijmegen

Closing date: October 5, 2009

These positions are part of a four-year research programme entitled "Quantity matters", which is funded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). The project leader is Bart Geurts. The principal aim of the programme is to develop a comprehensive theory of quantity implicatures. Although the project's central objective is theoretical in nature, it has a significant empirical component as well, involving a range of experimental studies on quantity implicatures that will provide us with a broader and more solid database than is currently available.

For more information on the programme, go here.

REQUIREMENTS
Candidates should have a background in semantics and pragmatics, and preferably have at least some experience with experimental methods.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Doctoral positions (vacancy number 26.03.09):
- Maximum employment: 1,0 fte
- Maximum salary per month, based on fulltime employment: € 2,612 gross/month
- Duration of the contract: January 1, 2009 - December 31, 2013
Post-doctoral position (vacancy number 26.02.09):
- Maximum employment: 1,0 fte
- Maximum salary per month, based on fulltime employment: € 4,374 gross/month
- Salary scale: 11
- Duration of the contract: January 1, 2009 - December 31, 2011

FURTHER INFORMATION
Bart Geurts
- Telephone: +31 24 361 6217
- E-mail: bart.geurts@phil.ru.nl

APPLICATIONS
Applications should refer to the appropriate vacancy number and include a curriculum vitae, contact information for at least two referees, and a cover letter describing research interests. Applications must be sent before October 5, 2009 to: vacatures@dpo.ru.nl

Posted by ira at September 29, 2009 7:22 PM

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