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Leib­niz-Zen­trum All­ge­meine Sprach­wis­sen­schaft (ZAS)

Das Leib­niz-Zen­trum All­ge­meine Sprach­wis­sen­schaft (ZAS) ist ein außer­uni­ver­si­tä­res For­schungs­in­sti­tut des Lan­des Ber­lin, das sich der Erfor­schung der mensch­li­chen Sprach­fä­hig­keit im All­ge­mei­nen und ihrer Aus­prä­gung in Ein­zel­spra­chen wid­met.

Post­doc Posi­tion (100%): Lan­guage Docu­men­ta­tion, Lan­guage Archi­ving, Typo­logy

Spe­cialty Areas: Lan­guage docu­men­ta­tion, Lan­guage archi­ving, Typo­logy
Pro­ject: QUEST: Qua­lity – Estab­lished. Erpro­bung und Anwen­dung von Kura­ti­ons­kri­te­rien und Qua­litätsstan­dards für audio­vi­su­elle, anno­tierte Sprach­da­ten, fun­ded by BMBF


Descrip­tion: Pen­ding on final appro­val, the Leib­niz-Zen­trum All­ge­meine Sprach­wis­sen­schaft (ZAS) in Ber­lin invi­tes app­li­ca­ti­ons for a three year post­doc posi­tion in the area of lan­guage docu­men­ta­tion and lan­guage typo­logy for a pro­ject on the deve­lop­ment of cri­te­ria and stan­dards for the cura­tion of anno­ta­ted audio­vi­sual lan­guage data. In col­la­bo­ra­tion with part­ners at the Uni­ver­si­tät Ham­burg, the Uni­ver­si­tät zu Köln, the Insti­tut für Deut­sche Spra­che (Mann­heim) and the End­an­ge­red Lan­guages Docu­men­ta­tion Pro­gramme (ELDP, Lon­don), the app­li­cant will deve­lop ope­ra­tio­nal cri­te­ria for the cura­tion of anno­ta­ted audio­vi­sual data, typi­cally of small lan­guages, that make them acces­si­ble for lin­gu­is­tic, in par­ti­cu­lar typo­lo­gi­cal, rese­arch. Wit­hin ZAS, the app­li­cant will work in col­la­bo­ra­tion with the DoReCo pro­ject (

Er­war­te­te Qua­li­fi­ka­tio­nen:

We are loo­king for a per­son with expe­ri­ence in lan­guage docu­men­ta­tion, cor­pus buil­ding, lan­guage archi­ving, and in lan­guage typo­logy and lin­gu­is­tic theory. A working know­ledge of Ger­man is a plus.

Hin­wei­se zur Be­wer­bung:

Please apply until May 12, 2019, with one pdf file, sub­ject “QUEST app­li­ca­tion”, to both Man­fred Krifka ( and Frank Seif­art ( Your app­li­ca­tion should con­tain (a) a let­ter of intent that sta­tes in par­ti­cu­lar the nature of your inte­rest in the pro­ject and your exper­tise that you would con­tri­bute (b) your CV with a list of your publi­ca­ti­ons, (c) the names and e-mail-addres­ses of two per­sons that would pro­vide refe­rence let­ters if so asked.