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Student assistant position in English Linguistics 12h per week (28.6%)

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.

Application / contact

In one pdf file, applicants should send in

  • -  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

    proseminar or seminar paper

  • -  copies of university diploma(e) if available

    by July 31, 2021.
    Please address your correspondence electronically to Daniela Landert in one pdf file:

Email address:
Subject: “HiWi in English Linguistics, Landert”

More Information here.