The position is offered by a 10-year project in linguistics entitled, "Empirical foundations of linguistics". The candidate will work in the Strand 2 : Experimental Grammar in a cross linguistic perspective, substrand Experimental Syntax
The candidate will identify the different factors influencing the relative ordering of verbal complements in a cross-linguistic perspective. She will be using annotated corpora (written and spoken treebanks) and designing psycholinguistic experiments (in production and comprehension).
The candidate should be trained in syntax, annotated corpora, psycholinguistics and statistics. Knowledge of French or a verb final language will be a plus. She should have defended his/her PhD before dec 1st 2012.