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Fri Apr 21 2000

Support: Comp/Cogn Ling: U of Groningen, The Netherlands

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  1. John Nerbonne, Comp/Cogn Ling - Grad Student/ Univ of Groningen, The Netherlands

Message 1: Comp/Cogn Ling - Grad Student/ Univ of Groningen, The Netherlands

Date: April 20, 2000
From: John Nerbonne <>
Subject: Comp/Cogn Ling - Grad Student/ Univ of Groningen, The Netherlands

Rank of Job: graduate student
Areas Required: varied
Other Desired Areas: computational, psycholinguistic
University or Organization: University of Groningen
Department: Centre for Language and Cognition
State or Province: Groningen 
Country: The Netherlands
Final Date of Application: May 10, 2000
Contact: John Nerbonne
Address for Applications:
Afdeling Personele Zaken, P.O.Box 72
Groningen NL 9700 AB
The Netherlands
Linguistics at The University of Groningen, Netherlands, is looking
for three PhD students in any of the fields CLCG studies.
The Center for Language and Cognition Groningen (CLCG) is a research
institute of the Arts Faculty of the University of Groningen. CLCG
participates in the Graduate School for Behavioral and Cognitive
Neurosciences (BCN). Within the CLCG there are three PhD vacancies.
Interested candidates for these posts are invited to send a project
proposal which fits in one of the mentioned CLCG research fields. 
Coordinators of research groups are as follows:
Phonetics and Phonology Tjeerd de Graaf
Syntax Jan Koster (
Formal Semantics Co Vet and Alice ter Meulen
 ( (
Discourse and Communication Gisela Redeker (
Descriptive and Historical Linguistics Peter Houtzagers
Educational Linguistics Hilda Hacquebord (
Computational Linguistics John Nerbonnne ( 
Experimental Linguistics and Neurolinguistics 
 Roelien Bastiannse and Laurie Stowe, 
An additional three positions (of different lengths) are open in
projects in Computational Linguistics and Neurolinguistics. 
For more information, see contact:, or , contact:, or contact:
The task of the position is to carry out a PhD project within one of
the eight above mentioned fields, leading to a doctoral dissertation.
Candidates are invited to describe a subject which will be modificated
later in concert with a supervisor.
Your profile:
-- excellent record of undergraduate study
-- ability to work independently
-- graduate in a field that prepares for research in
above mentioned research fields
-- preferably, research experience in the relevant field
-- willing to learn Dutch 
The Rijksuniversiteit Groningen offers a gross salary beginning at
Dfl 2,261.- per month in the first year and rising to Dfl 4,037.- in
the last year. You will have a contract for one year extendible for
three further years subject to evaluation after one. The research
project has to lead to a Ph.D. dissertation.
Further information
Information can be obtained from the CLCG weg site at See especially the section "Graduate
Study". J.Nerbonne, scientific director of the CLCG
( as well as the group coordinators mentioned
above will be pleased to answer inquiries.
Please send with your application letter a project proposal (max. 3
pages), your curriculum vitae, a copy of your diploma together with a
list of grades, a list of publications (if any), and the name and
address of two referees.
Send your application before May 10. to
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen 
Afdeling Personele Zaken
Postbus 72
9700 AB Groningen
Identify "Vacaturenummer 200 087" on the envelope and in your letter.
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