LINGUIST List 13.3004

Tue Nov 19 2002

Jobs: English Grammar: Full Prof, Lancaster U, UK

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Message 1: Jobs: English Grammar: Full Prof, Lancaster University, Lancashire, UK

Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 06:49:20 +0000
From: a.mcenery <>
Subject: Jobs: English Grammar: Full Prof, Lancaster University, Lancashire, UK

University or Organization: Lancaster University
Department: Linguistics and Modern English Language
Rank of Job: Full Professor
Specialty Areas: Syntax, English Grammar


We are seeking to appoint a scholar with a distinguished research
record in English grammar as a successor to Prof. Geoffrey Leech who
has retired recently. We especially welcome applications from
candidates whose research programme is grounded in a current
theoretical model of grammar/syntax and draws on empirical sources of
data such as corpora of spoken and written language, experimental
findings, and fieldwork.

Preference will be given to candidates with additional expertise
including - but not limited to - some other area of Linguistics and
English language studies such as dialectology, historical linguistics,
the history of English, media language, phonetics, pragmatics,
psycholinguistics and semantics.

Informal inquiries may be made to and further particulars obtained
from Prof. Tony McEnery, Head of the Department of Linguistics and
Modern English Language, Lancaster University, Bowland College,
Lancaster, LA1 4YT, England. Email:

Salary is negotiable within the professorial range. The chair is
available from 1st September 2003. The closing date for applications
is 17th January 2003. In correspondence, please quote the reference
number A715. For application details see

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Mrs. Pauline Harris
	(Post A715), Personnel Services, Lancaster University, Bailrigg
	Lancaster, Lancashire LA1 4YT
	United Kingdom 
	Applications are due by 17-Jan-2003

Contact Information:
	Professor Anthony McEnery.
	Tel: +44 1524 593024
	Fax: +44 1524 843085

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