Job offers

CNRS Researcher

The LLF lab will support applications to the CNRS competition for permanent positions in as a full-time researcher (CR2, CR1, DR2). These are permanent positions with civil servant status and no associated teaching obligations.

The applicants must contact Olivier Bonami or Caterina Donati before December 1, 2016. (Applications in early January; shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by the CoNRS in Paris in March 2016).

PhD Grants

The laboratoire de lingusitique formelle supports applications to a 3 year PhD Grant, starting september 2017. All candidates are invited to contact an adviser before April 1st.

International candidates, with no previous study in France or maximum 1 year,  should promptly contact a potential adviser, in order to apply to an international SPC Grant before January 9, 2017.

Assistant Professor

The Department of Linguistics at Université Paris Diderot (Paris 7) has opened a position at the rank of Assistant Professor (Maître de Conférences - MCF) in Psycholinguistics and Phonology, starting in Fall 2017.

Candidates must show promise of strong scholarship, a good publication record, and a commitment to excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will have dual expertise in psycholinguistics and phonology, combining good knowledge of cutting-edge experimental methods with a strong focus on empirical and experimental research.

The candidate is expected to join the Laboratoire de Linguistique Formelle (LLF – and the broader research network to which it belongs, the LabEx “Empirical Foundations of Linguistics” (EFL –

Teaching will involve graduate and undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in psycholinguistics and in phonology in the Linguistics department ( A working knowledge of French is expected.

Salary is set in accordance with the French state-regulated public service salary scale.

Application process:

  1. Qualification. All candidates (French and international) are required to have received the “qualification” by the national committee (CNU – Conseil National des Universités) before they can apply for a position. For the qualification stage, candidates are invited to register online and submit their dossier before October 25th, 2016 on the Galaxie website of the French "Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur". The pieces of the dossier and all instructions are listed on the Galaxie website.
  2. Job application. The position, if approved, will start on September 1st 2017. The website for the second stage of the process will be open in February 2017. The colsing date is expected to be towards the end of March 2017.

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Internship on French corpus annotation

The LLF lab is willing to recruit students between January and September 2016 to correct syntactic annotations (categories, functions…) in actual french corpora (excerpts from the national daily Le Monde, transcription of France Inter programs), following the rules of the French Treebank corpus.

Grade: L3, M1 ou M2

Wages: internship compensations or extras

Additional informations: This work is eligible to an internship report. Homeworking and flexible working hours to negotiate.

Contact: Send resumé and cover letter before December 2015, the 1st to Anne Abeillé