As of September 1, 2021 to 28 February 2022, the Department of English at the University of Basel is looking for a student assistant in English Linguistics (with Dr. Daniela Landert, SNF-PRIMA project leader).
The position is part of the SNF project "The Pragmatics of Improvised Drama Comedy".
The successful applicant will transcribe video material from improvised theatre performances and collaborate with Daniela Landert on composing a corpus from these transcriptions.
We are looking for a well-organized and advanced student (3rd year BA, or MA student) with strong language and research skills and a keen interest in English linguistics. Experience in transcribing spoken language will be of advantage.
We offer you
You will work in a vibrant and research-active department and will gain experience in administrative and academic tasks in English linguistics at the University of Basel.
- a cover letter
- their CV
- a piece of writing of no more than 30 pages that best represents the applicant's writing, e.g. a
- copies of university diploma(e) if available