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Sunday, September 10, 2017 by Chris Wellekens

6-2 (2017-04-20) Postdoc for project LaDyCa, Sorbonne, Paris

Applicants must have a PhD in linguistics as well as publications in their field of specialization. Independent research experience in one or several of the core areas of the LaDyCa project (i.e. language dynamics, linguistic typology, sociolinguistics, geolinguistics, dialectology & dialectometry) is expected. An experience in working with scholars of diverse backgrounds, e.g. linguists, sociologists, anthropologists, historians and, to some extent, mathematicians or statisticians would be greatly appreciated.The project will be funded by the IDEX (?Initiative d?Excellence?) consortium of Sorbonne Universités, France, in partnership with Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia. Apart from an efficient and fluent command of English and/or French, for collegial relations. with an international team of scholars, applicants should have a good command of Georgian (written & oral skills); efficient reading skills in Russian would be an asset too. A good command of database software, and previous training or experience in computational linguistics would be also appreciated. A strong performing ability in entering data and in designing linguistic databases would be an asset.
Applications should include a statement of interest (letter of motivation), giving accurate details on the applicant?s skills corresponding to the aim of the LaDyCa project, and
how (s)he plans to process data with computing tools and gather information on the ecological, historical and social context of linguistic diversity in the Caucasus. (S)he will also
provide a CV including a list of publications, a copy of the PhD certificate, and the names and e-mail addresses of two referees. Applications should be sent as a single PDF file to the e-
mail addresses below, entitled ?Application_LaDyCa_PostDoc?:

Prof. Jean Léo Léonard < >
Prof. Claude Montacié < >
Deadline: applications must be submitted by 2 nd of May 2017.

The position is available from July 2017 to June 2018.The duration of employment is intended to last one year.
Net salary: around 2100 euros per month.

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