LINGUIST List 25.430
Jan 26 2014
Jobs: English; Greek;
Morphology; Dialectology: Post Doc, University of
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From: Angela Ralli
Subject: English; Greek;
Morphology; Dialectology: Post Doc, University
of Patras, Patras, Greece
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University or Organization: University of
Job Location: Patras, Greece
Web Address: http://www.philology.upatras.gr
Job Title: Researcher on dialectal
Job Rank: Post Doc
Specialty Areas: Morphology; Dialectology
The Research Committee of the University of
Patras invites applications for hiring two (2)
full-time post-doctoral researchers to work for
the project Morphology in language-contact
situations: Greek dialects in contact with
Turkish and Italian (acronym «MORILAN», code
643), under the scientific supervision of
Angela Ralli, Professor of Linguistics.
The project is implemented under the Act
"Excellence" of the Operational Programme
"Education and Lifelong Learning". It is funded
by the European Union (European Social
Fund-ESF) and national resources.
The successful applicants will sign a contract
for the entire duration of the project, as
described in the technical annex and not beyond
the official termination date, i.e. 27/09/2015.
They will work in the following fields:
- Discovery and investigation of written and
oral dialectal sources
- Composition and diffusion of a
- Data analysis and study of dialectal
- Project dissemination.
The successful applicants are expected to meet
the following criteria:
- Scientific training: Advanced skills in
dialectal linguistic morphology of Griko (1st
researcher) and advanced skills in dialectal
linguistic morphology of Cappadocian.
- Professional experience: Master and Ph.D.
degrees in Linguistics with specialty in
Morphology, awarded by a Hellenic or other
- Additional criteria:
- Experience in similar research projects
- Relevant publications
- Fluency in Greek and English, plus basic
knowledge in Turkish for the 2nd
The successful postdoctoral researchers will be
selected by the project coordinator, on the
basis of scientific excellence, skills and
qualifications, and without any restrictions of
nationality. The salary will be determined
depending on the qualifications.
The following requirements will apply:
- Possession of a doctoral degree or completion
of formal requirements for a Ph.D. at the time
- During the period of employment, the
postdoctoral fellows will be paid by the
project, and they will be committed to a
full-time job. The research will be conducted
at the premises of the Laboratory of Modern
Greek Dialects, Department of Philology,
University of Patras.
Interested applicants are requested to submit
their proposals as well as all necessary
supporting documents to Prof. Angela Ralli at
the application address below no later than the
10th of February 2014.
Applications can be submitted by e-mail to the
contact email address below, but after the
selection hard-copy documents will be required
from the successful applicant.
Supporting documents to be included in the
1. Letter of intent.
2. Applicant’s Full CV.
3. Copies of Master and PhD degrees.
4. Certificates to prove experience and
relevance to the position under contract.
5. Copies of relevant publications
6. Other: a) Certified knowledge of Greek,
English and Turkish and b) 2 letter(s) of
The selection of the successful applicants will
be made after an assessment of all essential,
additional and desired qualifications mentioned
above. The University of Patras reserves the
right to invite for an interview only those
candidates who will be deemed suitable for the
Application Deadline: 10-Feb-2014
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Angela Ralli
Laboratory of Modern Greek Dialects
Department of Philology
University of Patras
Rio Patras 26504
Email Address for Applications: ralliupatras.gr
Professor Angela Ralli
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