The Institute of Argumentation, Linguistics and Semiotics
at the Università della Svizzera italiana invites applications for a position of PhD /teaching assistant in argumentation.
The candidate will be involved in a research stream on argumentation as an alternative to conflict within
institutions. In particular, his /her PhD dissertation will consider informal practices of mediation in public organizations in Switzerland; and analyse them from a discourse analytical and argumentative perspective (including, but not limited to, framing and reframing strategies, issue management, argument schemes, etc.).
The deadline for application is 15 November, 2015.
For more information please consult the formal announcement.