Student assistant position in English Linguistics

University of Basel

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Position type:

Full time

02 Jul 2021
30 Jul 2031

Full details:

Reference number: UOB-fca8197352a601072021

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".

Your position

The successful applicant will transcribe video material from improvised theatre performances and collaborate with Daniela Landert on composing a corpus from these transcriptions.

Your profile

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

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