LINGUIST List 12.1347

Thu May 17 2001

Jobs: Phonology/Orthography PostDoc at Newcastle U UK

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  1. Prof.Linda Anderson, Phonetic/Orthographic data transcription: Post-Doctoral Research Associate at Newcastle University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne UK

Message 1: Phonetic/Orthographic data transcription: Post-Doctoral Research Associate at Newcastle University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne UK

Date: 14 May 2001 10:45:41 -0000
From: Prof.Linda Anderson <Linda.Andersonncl.ac.uk>
Subject: Phonetic/Orthographic data transcription: Post-Doctoral Research Associate at Newcastle University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne UK


Rank of Job: Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Areas Required: Phonetic/Orthographic data transcription
Other Desired Areas: Highly Computer-literate
University or Organization: Newcastle University
Department: English Literary and Linguistic Studies
State or Province: Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Country: UK
Final Date of Application: 4th June 2001
Contact: Prof.Linda Anderson Linda.Andersonncl.ac.uk

Address for Applications:
1, Park Terrace
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
NE1 7RU
UK

English Literary and Linguistic Studies at Newcastle is a progressive,
research-led Department which is entering an exciting phase of
expansion. The Post-Doctoral Research Associate is required to
contribute to a resource enhancement project funded by the Associated
Humanities Research Board. The P-DRA will have doctoral level training
in Linguistics. Experience in phonetic and orthographic data
transcription and knowledge of English dialects is essential as well
as a good "ear" for discriminating British dialect features. The
applicant should be very familiar with standard IT and should have
experience of: (i) language processing software programmes and (ii)
large text corpora including parsing/tagging procedures (SGML-type
encoding). Cross-over training in the specific software packages in
use by the research team will be provided.

The post is available from 1st October 2001 for three years and the
starting salary is on the scale BP 16775-18731 (depending on
experience). Further details on the project and a fuller job
description are available at the project's website:

http://www.ncl.ac.uk/english/research/linguistics/npecte.htm
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