LINGUIST List 12.1439

Tue May 29 2001

Jobs: Postdoc Nuuchahnulth Grammar, U of Newcastle UK

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  1. Prof.Linda Anderson, Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Nuuchahnulth Grammar at Newcastle-upon-Tyne UK: at University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne UK

Message 1: Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Nuuchahnulth Grammar at Newcastle-upon-Tyne UK: at University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne UK

Date: 22 May 2001 09:27:20 -0000
From: Prof.Linda Anderson <Linda.Andersonncl.ac.uk>
Subject: Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Nuuchahnulth Grammar at Newcastle-upon-Tyne UK: at University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne UK

University or Organization: University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Department: English Literary and Linguistic Studies
State or Province: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: UK
Final Date of Application: 13 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. An Arts and Humanities Research Board (AHRB) grant has just
been awarded within the department and we are presently looking to
fill the following post: a Post-Doctoral Research Associate for a term
of up to five years; commencing Oct 1, 2001.

The deadline for application is June 13, 2001.

Post-Doctoral Research Associate
	
The Post-Doctoral Research Associate will be expected to contribute to
a project on Nuuchahnulth Grammar funded by the AHRB.
	
The P-DRA will have doctoral-level training in Linguistics with
background in phonology, morphology, and/or syntax and a familiarity
with one or more languages of the Pacific North West, preferably
Wakashan, but alternatively Salish or Chimakuan. Some experience of
fieldwork on these languages would be desirable. The applicant should
be familiar with standard IT practices and preferably have some
knowledge of: (i) language processing software programmes; (ii)
software for large text corpora including parsing/tagging procedures
(e.g., Shoebox, CLAN, CONC. etc.); and (iii) basic HTML programming
skills. 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 up to five years and
the starting salary is on the scale BP 16775-18,731 (depending on
experience).
	
	
If you wish to apply, please send a letter of application; CV; all
undergraduate and postgraduate marks available; and names of two
referees to:
	
1, Park Terrace
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
NE1 7RU
UK
	

	
Further details on the project are available at the project's website:
http://www.ncl.ac.uk/english/research/linguistics/nuuch or from the
Principal Investigator, Dr. John Stonham, at: John.Stonhamncl.ac.uk
	
The closing date for applications for both posts is June 13, 2001.

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