PhD-candidate in an SNSF project (100% SNF position) – Neuchâtel, Switzerland

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The Centre for Applied Linguistics of the University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland)

is inviting applications for a


(grammar-in-interaction // conversation analysis // grammar of spoken French)

Position: PhD-candidate in an SNSF project (100% SNF position)


The successful candidate should hold an MA degree in Linguistics (or an equivalent degree), have experience in the linguistic analysis of French, and be motivated to develop an original PhD thesis project within the framework of a Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) funded research project on French grammar-in-interaction. The research project is coordinated with international partners working on Hebrew, Swedish, and Estonian. Experience in conversation analysis or Interactional Linguistics represent further assets, and so does knowledge of one of the above languages.


Work on a PhD thesis within the abovementioned project, participate in the teaching and research activities of the Centre for Applied Linguistics and in doctoral schools.


Legal (CHF 47’886.60 per year according to the SNF salary scheme, with yearly increase).

Start of position: October 1, 2023, or upon agreement.

Duration: 4 years.

Candidates are invited to send the following items as a single pdf file to Prof. Simona Pekarek Doehler, with a copy to, by June 15, 2023: motivation letter, curriculum vitae including a list of university courses followed, copy of MA diploma, copy of MA thesis (or, if not available, two other research/seminar papers).

For further information, Prof. Simona Pekarek Doehler can be contacted at the abovementioned email address.

The University of Neuchâtel is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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