LINGUIST List 11.2776

Thu Dec 21 2000

Jobs: Theoretical Syntax: Chair at U of Durham, UK

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  1. Mike Davenport, Theoretical Syntax: Chair in Theoretical Linguistics at U of Durham, UK

Message 1: Theoretical Syntax: Chair in Theoretical Linguistics at U of Durham, UK

Date: 20 Dec 2000 13:08:22 -0000
From: Mike Davenport <>
Subject: Theoretical Syntax: Chair in Theoretical Linguistics at U of Durham, UK

Rank of Job: Chair in Theoretical Linguistics
Areas Required: Theoretical syntax
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: University of Durham, UK
Department: Linguistics
State or Province: England
Country: United Kingdom
Final Date of Application: 16 February 2001
Contact: Mike Davenport

Address for Applications:
Personnel Department,
Old Shire Hall, 
Old Elvet
United Kingdom

University of Durham

Chair in Theoretical Linguistics

The newly formed School of Linguistics and Language, an amalgamation
of the Department of Linguistics and English Language with the
University's Language Centre, seeks an outstanding scholar of
international repute, with specialisation in theoretical syntax, who
will be expected to provide dynamic academic leadership across a broad
range of areas within linguistics. The successful candidate will play
a central role in the strategic development of the new School, and
will ensure the continued expansion of the highly successful existing
undergraduate, MA and PhD programmes. The post is tenable from 1st
September 2001.

The salary will be by negotiation within the professorial range (min.
GBP 37,493).

For informal information on the post, please contact: 
Mike Davenport, Chair of the Board of Studies, tel: +44 (0)191 374
2641, fax: +44 (0)191 374 2648, e-mail:

The Department's website can be viewed at:

Further details are available on the University's website or may be obtained from the
Director of Personnel, University of Durham, Old Shire Hall, Durham,
DH1 3HP, to whom applications (5 copies) should be submitted,
including the names of three referees, by Friday, 16 February,
2001. (Candidates outside the British Isles may submit one copy only.)

Please quote reference C1157.

Tel: +44 (0)191-374 3140; fax: +44 (0)191-374 7253;
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