A post-doctoral position in sign language linguistics is offered in Wendy Sandler’s ongoing multi-disciplinary research project, The Grammar of Body. The project is conducted at the University of Haifa, Israel, situated in a pleasant and peaceful Mediterranean port city, and is funded by the European Research Council. This link gives more information about the research project: http://gramby.haifa.ac.il
The successful candidate should have a strong background both in linguistics and in sign language research, and should be a good team worker in a multi-disciplinary atmosphere. Very strong English and good writing skills required. The position is for 1-2 years.
Some sign language topics under study in the project are: the emergence of linguistic form in new sign languages, the relation between the body and linguistic functions, and implications for the evolution of language. Please send (1) cover letter, (2) CV, (3) names and email addresses of three referees, and (4) 2-3 writing samples to: firstname.lastname@example.org