[Corpora-List] PhD position in Applied Linguistics

Marcos García Salido marcos.garcias at udc.es
Fri Mar 9 18:30:54 CET 2018

PhD position available

We are pleased to announce that a PhD position is available in the LyS Group at the University of A Coruña (Spain), within the field of applied linguistics. The project in which the applicant will be integrated aims to build a writing assistant tool to help novice writers to write academic texts.

OFFER The candidate will be offered a one-and-a-half year contract, extendable up to 3 years offering the chance to obtain a PhD qualification. The contract includes full social security coverage and a net salary of 20,000-21,000€/year.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS The required profile is that of a Master in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Philology or equivalent with good academic records. Native or near native speaker of Spanish is required.

PREFERRED SKILLS We are looking for a candidate with strong skills to handle corpus interfaces and XML editors. Knowledge of statistical association measures will be also valued. Previous experience in tasks related to Computational Lexicography will also be welcomed. A good command of English (written and spoken) is desirable.

POSITION AVAILABLE The selection procedure is open now and will be maintained opened until 18 April. The starting date is flexible, but preferably ASAP.

INFORMATION For further information, please contact Margarita Alonso (margarita.alonso at udc.es) including the reference PhD_opening.

For the formal application, the following documents will be required: • CV • Academic transcript of courses followed and grades obtained • Brief letter describing your motivation and previous experience

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