[Elsnet-list] Two PhD positions (90%) in Language, multilingualism and integration

W.A. van der Meer w.a.van.der.meer at rug.nl
Tue Apr 10 16:30:07 CEST 2007


The University of Groningen, Faculty of Arts, Center for Language and
Cognition
announces the following positions:

Two PhD positions in Language, multilingualism and integration (0.9 fte
each):

    * One for a native speaker of Turkish (vacancy number 207083)
    * One for a native speaker of Moroccan Arabic (vacancy number 207084)

The research is to be carried out in the context of the NWO-funded program
'Language, multilingualism and integration', which aims to investigate
linguistic,
sociolinguistic, social and sociodemographic factors of bilingual
development
among Turkish and Moroccan migrants in The Netherlands and Germany.
The project is supervised by Kees de Bot and Monika S. Schmid.
The successful applicants receive training within the Dutch LOT-system
(participating in the LOT Summer/Winter Schools), and carry out research
within the Language and literacy development over the life span group of
CLCG,
leading to a dissertation after 4 years. Preference will be given to
candidates
with training/experience in quantitative methodology.

Requirements
· a MA degree in (Applied) Linguistics, or a related field
· excellent record of undergraduate and Master's level study
· excellent proficiency in English. Additional knowledge of Dutch and/or
German
is helpful but not essential.
· ability to work together with other researchers

Conditions of employment
Maximum salary amount in Euro's a month 2502
Employment basis: Temporary for specified period
Duration of the contract: Four years, starting as soon as posible
Maximum hours per week: 36
Additional conditions of employment:
The University of Groningen offers a salary of € 1956 gross per month in
the first
year up to a maximum € 2502 gross per month in the fourth year (figures
based on
full employment). The positions require residence in Groningen, 36
hours/week
research, and must result in a PhD dissertation. After the first year
there will be an
assessment of the candidates' results and the progress of the project to
decide
whether the employment will be continued.

For application details please follow the link:

http://www.rug.nl/let/onderzoek/onderzoekinstituten/clcg/positions/index

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