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PhD Student position in the project "The Economics of Language" (ILLC, Amsterdam, Deadline: Jan 20, 2005)

Call for Applications

The ILLC/Department of Philosophy of the Universiteit van Amsterdam offers
a PhD position with the project "The Economics of Language. Language Use
and the Evolution of Linguistic Conventions", which is an NWO funded Vidi
project, with Dr. Robert van Rooij as the principal investigator.  The PhD
position will be mainly about the evolution of linguistic conventions.

We sollicit applications for this position from candidates with a master
degree (now, or soon) in formal linguistics (e.g. semantics, but also
philosophy of language), learning and dynamical systems, and/or game
theory, and with proven expertise in the areas covered by the project.
(See the project description.)

The application should comprise:
  * a curriculum vitae
  * reference(s) for recommendation
  * a sample of written work
  * a short statement of research interest

Submissions packages should be here in Amsterdam before January 20, 2005

Applications should be sent to:

  Dr. Robert van Rooij
  ILLC/Department of Humanities
  Nieuwe Doelenstraat 15
  NL 1012 CP, Amsterdam
  The Netherlands

or by email to "r.a.m.vanRooij@uva.nl"