AISB Convention 2015

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AISB YouTube Channel

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Lighthill Debates

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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral position & PhD student positions in "Nominalisations", GERMANY

Hamburg (Germany)

Benjamin Schnieder, co-director of the ANR-DFG project Nominalisations, invites applications for three research associates. The posts are fixed-term, non-renewable posts for a period of three years. They differ with respect to designation and salary:

1. Postdoc position (salary TV-L 13, full-time) 2. Doctoral position (salary TV-L 13, half-time) 3. Unspecified researcher position (salary TV-L 13, half-time)

Deadline for applications: 2nd May 2011.

The research project deals with different questions form the philosophy of language, ontology, and
meta-ontology, which are related to the use of nominalized expressions in natural language. It is 
a collaboration between linguists and philosophers from Germany and France, directed by Friederike
Moltmann and Benjamin Schnieder.

The appointed candidates should start as soon as possible, the preferable starting date is the 1st
of June. For more information on the posts see

Phlox research group
Universitt Hamburg