LINGUIST List 30.4338
Thu Nov 14 2019
Morphology; Semantics; Syntax: Post Doc, University of Manchester
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Andrew Koontz-Garboden <andrewkg
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University or Organization:
University of Manchester
Department: Linguistics & English Language
Job Location: Manchester,
Web Address: https://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/linguistics-and-english-language/
Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Job Rank: Post Doc
Morphology; Semantics; Syntax; Fieldwork
The Department of Linguistics
and English Language at The University of Manchester seeks to appoint a postdoctoral research associate
from May 1 2020 through to August 2023, working on the European Research Council Consolidator Project
“The lexical semantics of lexical categories” (PI, Andrew Koontz-Garboden).
You will form part
of a team whose goal is to elucidate through the study of property concept lexemes (see Dixon 1982,
Thompson 1989) and constructions in which they appear, the meaning of nounhood, verbhood, and
adjectivehood. The project will do this through broad typological study and detailed semantic and
morphosyntactic fieldwork on individual languages (which will be identified as part of the initial stage
of the project).
Your key duties will include working on the typological study; carrying out
fieldwork; publishing results; and carrying out organizational duties tied to the administration of the
Essential criteria include a PhD (or near completion) in linguistics or a cognate
area; expertise in formal semantics and the syntax/semantics interface; experience (or proven potential)
of high quality research; ability to publish research findings at an international level.
equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of
gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from
We will begin reviewing applications on 21 December 2019. All
applications received by 31 January 2020, however, will receive full consideration.
are provisionally scheduled for February 17, 2020.
apply, please see the application link provided below.
Application Deadline: 31-Jan-2020
Web Address for Applications: https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=18248
Page Updated: 09-Dec-2019