Convocados los contratos postdoctorales del Ministerio de Educación

Orden EDU/3495/2010, de 16 de diciembre, por la que se publica la
convocatoria del Subprograma estancias de movilidad posdoctoral en centros
extranjeros del Programa Nacional de Movilidad de Recursos Humanos de
Investigación, en el marco del Plan Nacional de Investigación Científica,
Desarrollo e Innovación Tecnológica 2008-2011.

Ayudas Juan de la Cierva, Ramón y Cajal y Personal Técnico de Apoyo

Resolución de 23 de diciembre de 2010, de la Secretaría de Estado de
Investigación, por la que se aprueba la convocatoria correspondiente al año
2011 del procedimiento de concesión de ayudas del Programa Nacional de
Contratación e Incorporación de Recursos Humanos de Investigación, en el
marco del Plan Nacional de Investigación Científica, Desarrollo e Innovación
Tecnológica 2008-2011.

Becas de máster y doctorado en Oxford

The Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics at the University of Oxford will
offer the Basant Kumar and Sarala Birla Graduate Studentship for DPhil study
beginning in 2011.  The Birla Studentship provides the full tuition and college fee, and
a maintenance grant commensurate to the national minimum doctoral stipend of the
UK Research Councils, for three years. All applicants are eligible.

We will also offer two AHRC Doctoral Studentships (funding for three years) and two
AHRC Master’s Studentships (funding for two years) for study beginning in 2011.
AHRC Studentships are held by students from the UK and EU: the studentship
covers full-time fees and maintenance for UK students, and fees only for EU
students outside the UK.

Clarendon Scholarships provide funding for study at Oxford by students from
countries outside the EU, and cover full-time fees and maintenance.  We anticipate
that we will be able to offer one or two Clarendon Scholarships for Master’s or DPhil
study in linguistics.

Students interested in being considered for these studentships must submit their
applications by 21 January 2011.  All applicants will be considered for the Birla
Studentship.  For the AHRC Studentships and Clarendon Scholarships, applicants
must indicate their interest on the application form.  For more information on graduate
funding for the study of linguistics at Oxford, please consult:

Information for prospective graduate students is available here:

Application Deadline: 21-Jan-2011

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
Mrs Kate Dobson

Fuente: The Linguist List

Romance & Classical Languages: Department Chair, Michigan State University, MI, USA

Michigan State University welcomes applications for the position of Chair
of the Department of Romance and Classical Languages (URL above).
Candidates should demonstrate the personal qualities necessary to lead and
manage a complex department; the ability to represent the department’s
interests effectively within the university and in the larger community;
the interpersonal skills and sensitivity necessary to maintain open
communication with faculty, staff, and students; and a commitment to an
open and inclusive environment for diverse groups. We seek a dynamic leader
with a strong record of research, teaching, and service that merits a
tenured appointment at the rank of professor in any departmental area. This
individual should understand the challenges and opportunities facing
universities in general and the fields in Romance and Classical Languages
in particular.

The Department of Romance and Classical Languages is in the process of
being formed from the merger of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese
and the Department of French, Classics, and Italian. The successful
candidate will be its first Chair. The department is located in the College
of Arts and Letters and is part of a vibrant language and literature
community that has benefited from university support evidenced by a newly
established language support center, expanding Less Commonly Taught
Language programs, a recently created global studies in arts and humanities
major, world-renowned study abroad initiatives and a strong Second Language
Studies doctoral program.

Application Deadline: 25-Oct-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Chair Search Committee
258 Old Horticulture Building
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1112
Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information
Chair Search Committee
Phone: 517-355-8352
Fax: 517-432-3844

[Fuente: The Linguist List]

Bourses Fernand Braudel-IFER de recherche postdoctorale en sciences humaines et sociales

La Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme offre des bourses de recherche postdoctorale en sciences humaines et sociales d’une durée de 9 mois dans le cadre de son programme « Fernand Braudel-IFER » (International Fellowships for Experienced Researchers) :
– à l’intention de chercheurs étrangers pour effectuer des séjours de recherche en France
– à l’intention de chercheurs français pour effectuer des séjours de recherche dans des pays européens.

Prochaine date limite de dépôt de candidature : 31 octobre 2010

Plus d’informations ici :

Research Assistant to work on a new critical edition of the Cantigas de Santa Maria (Oxford)

University of Oxford – Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, Centre for the Study of the Cantigas de Santa Maria

Grade 7: Salary £28,983 – £30747 p.a. (pro rata)

The faculty seeks to recruit a part-time (50%) Research Assistant from 1 October 2010 to work on a new critical edition of the Cantigas de Santa Maria and a Handbook of CSM Studies, under the direction of Dr Stephen Parkinson (Principal Investigator). This is part of a range of projects on the Cantigas de Santa Maria, the collection of poems in praise of the Virgin Mary composed and collected at the court of King Alfonso X of Castile, in the Centre for the Study of the Cantigas de Santa Maria, which is devoted to work on this collection. The Research Assistant will be responsible for the groundwork for and physical preparation of the critical edition, including a print anthology, and the Handbook.

The Research Assistant will also participate in the general work of the centre, including responding to enquiries, organizing seminars, attending meetings (in Oxford and Lisbon) with the Portuguese partner project, and assisting with the further development of the Cantigas de Santa Maria database.

The Research Assistant will have access to workspace and IT equipment in the Centre for the Study of the Cantigas de Santa Maria, and will be required to attend regular meetings with the Project Investigator, but will otherwise not be required to work in Oxford.

Candidates should have:

  • a higher degree (MA or PhD) in a relevant branch of Medieval Hispanic Studies
  • experience in manuscript transcription and critical editing
  • knowledge of Galician-Portuguese language and literature
  • good IT skills
  • experience of  using online databases
  • good editorial skills and attention to detail
  • good command of written and spoken English

This is a fixed-term post tenable for a period of not more than two years.

Further particulars, detailing how to apply, can be seen on the Medieval and Modern Languages website at or are available on request to the Recruitment Office, Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, 41 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JF (tel: 01865 270750; email: Electronic applications, consisting of a letter explaining how you meet the requirements for the post, a curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of two referees, should be sent by email to The closing date for applications (in English) is noon on Wednesday 15 September 2010. It is hoped that interviews will be held in the week commencing 27 September 2010.

Plaza de Catedrático de Filología Románica en Colonia

The University of Cologne is pleased to announce a vacancy for a Full Professorship (W2) in Romance Philology / Romance Linguistics
(Succession of Prof. Dr. Andreas Wesch),

The research and teaching profile of the successful applicant should focus on Spanish Linguistics and cover the linguistics of a further Romance
language. He or she should be willing to contribute to teacher training programs (including practical didactics) and to actively participate in the
interdisciplinary centres in the Faculty of Arts.

Prerequisites for an application are a PhD, a Habilitation, or equivalent substantial publications beyond the doctoral thesis, and expertise in

Applications from severely handicapped people are welcome. Given equal qualifications, severely handicapped applicants will be preferred.
Applications from women are particularly welcome. Given equal qualifications, ability, and achievement, women will be preferred.

Applications are to include a CV, a list of publications and oral presentations, a list of courses offered to date, and certified copies of documents relating to academic qualifications and appointments. No copies of publications are required at this stage.

Application Deadline: 15-Mar-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Dr. Christiane Bongartz
Dekanin der Philosophischen Fakultät
Universität zu Köln
Köln D-50923
Contact Information:
Prof. Martin Becker

(Fuente: Linguist List)

Beca de doctorado en lingüística española (Variación en español: entre gramática y sociedad)

Universidad de Tromsø. Facultad de Humanidades, Departamento de lenguas y lingüística (Institutt for språkvitskap)

Destinado a : Solicitantes que desean obtener el grado de Ph.D / Doctor. El candidato deberá documentar su competencia en el área de lengua y lingüística hispánica en el grado de maestría o equivalente, así como dominio de la lengua española suficiente para producir una tesis en cuatro años. Duración de la beca: 4 años. Fecha límite: 18 de mayo de 2009.

Para más información contactar al profesor Antonio Fábregas, Telf. +47 776 44581, e-mail: Para más información acerca de las condiciones de la beca, contactar al director del Institutt for språkvitskap, profesor Endre Mørck, Telf. +47 776 44238, e-mail:

The candidate will study a case of variation of her/his choice in the field of Spanish grammar or lexicon. The case of variation proposed by the candidate may involve a) language contact situations, b) comparative study of two or more Spanish dialects, or c) variation internal to a single speech community. Appropriate possible topics would include: for a) the structure of the tense system of Paraguayan Spanish in bilingual speakers, word formation in Mexican Spanish in contact with Nahuatl; for b) the pronominal system in Northern Spain Spanish and in Andalusian Spanish, the distribution of past tenses in the grammatical system, the productivity of agentive suffixes in American and European Spanish; for c) the distribution of infinitives and gerunds in different types of texts, the formation of feminine animate nouns, any problem of normative grammar. The choice of the particular phenomenon under study will be left to the candidate, but the proposal must fit into one of the three areas of variation mentioned.
This project shares the motives and goals of I dialetti italiani e romanzi (Manzini & Savoia 2005) and of projects under development at the Nueva Gramática de la Lengua Española project in the Real Academia Española, and several other dialectological projects in the Spanish Centro Superior de Investigaciones Científicas and other academic institutions. […]

Post-Doc. Dictionnaire Étymologique Roman (DÉRom)

Le laboratoire ATILF (Analyse et Traitement Informatique de la Langue Française), UMR 7118 (CNRS & Nancy-Université) propose un poste de post-doctorant pour l’année 2009/2010.

 Mission : Participer, en particulier à travers la rédaction d’articles, à l’élaboration du Dictionnaire Étymologique Roman (DÉRom) en préparation par une équipe internationale sous la direction d’Éva Buchi (ATILF) et de Wolfgang Schweickard (Université de la Sarre) (cf.

 La rédaction d’un article se décompose en plusieurs étapes : dépouillement de la bibliographie de consultation obligatoire ; établissement des matériaux romans dans une perspective de métalexicographie critique ; reconstruction de l’étymon protoroman à partir des matériaux romans ; rédaction du commentaire étymologique ; intégration raisonnée des corrections proposées par le réseau de réviseurs du DÉRom.

 Conditions : (1) Avoir soutenu, entre le 1er août 2007 et le 31 juillet 2009, une thèse de doctorat en Linguistique ou en Sciences du langage, de préférence dans le champ de la linguistique historique romane. (2) Ne pas avoir préparé sa thèse ou exercé une activité de recherche au sein de l’ATILF, à moins d’avoir réalisé depuis un séjour d’au moins un an dans une autre unité.

 Financement et gestion : Ce post-doctorat est financé par l’ANR (Agence Nationale de la Recherche), dans le cadre de son soutien au projet DÉRom suite à l’appel à projets franco-allemand. La gestion du financement est assurée par la Délégation Centre-Est du CNRS.

 Durée du contrat : 1er septembre 2009-31 août 2010.

 Degré d’occupation : 100%. Volume horaire : 152 heures/mois

 Salaire : 2500 € bruts/mois

 Dossier de candidature : Le dossier de candidature comprendra :

le CV du candidat ; sa liste de publications ; le rapport de soutenance (ou, si la soutenance n’a pas encore eu lieu, une attestation du directeur de thèse précisant la date de la soutenance et fournissant une appréciation succincte sur la qualité de la thèse) ; une lettre de motivation.

 Dépôt de candidatures : Les candidatures sont à déposer avant le 31 mai 2009 auprès d’Éva Buchi (ATILF/CNRS, 44 av. de la Libération, B.P. 30687, 54063 Nancy Cedex ou

Plazas de profesorado

El profesor Vicenç Beltrán ha enviado un interesante enlace a la lista de socios de la AHLM. Se trata de Academic Keys, un sitio web en el que se oferta empleo para especialistas en Humanidades, con un amplio servicio de oferta y demanda. Se orienta, fundamentalmente, al ámbito anglosajón.