LINGUIST List 13.3351

Wed Dec 18 2002

Jobs: Language Documentation: Post Doc,United Kingdom

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Message 1: Language Documentation: Post Doc, United Kingdom

Date: 18 Dec 2002 20:04:44 -0000
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Subject: Language Documentation: Post Doc, United Kingdom

University or Organization: School of Oriental and African Studies
Department: Linguistics
Rank of Job: Post Doc
Specialty Areas: General Linguistics, Language documentation, Language
description, Linguistic theories


�20�-�29� p.a. inclusive 

Applications are invited for a two-year Postdoctoral fellowship in the
documentation and description of endangered languages. The position
will be held at SOAS and will commence in August 2003.

The main purpose of the fellowship is to contribute to the research
and teaching in the Endangered Languages Academic Programme (ELAP),
which is one component of the Hans Rausing Endangered Languages
Project along with the Endangered Languages Documentation Programme
(ELDP) and the Endangered Languages Archive. ELAP is located within
the Department of Linguistics and the Fellow will be a member of the
department whose staff members are strongly committed to extending the
frontiers of theoretical and field linguistics research.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the
research profile of ELAP and of the Department of Linguistics, to
contribute up to 3hrs teaching per week and to present papers at
departmental seminars and conferences. There may also be opportunities
to be involved in intensive training courses.

Benefits include 30 days annual leave plus statutory and bank holidays
and membership of USS pension scheme.

For informal enquiries about the fellowship, please contact
Prof. Peter Austin, Director of ELAP, SOAS, Russell Square, London,
WC1H 0XG, UK. E-mail:

>From January 6th 2003, an application form and job description may be
obtained from the Human Resources Department, School of Oriental and
African Studies, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
(Tel: 020 7898 4134; Fax: 020 7898 4129. e-mail address: Application forms should be accompanied
with: a curriculum vitae (to include a list of publications); an
abstract/summary of the applicant.s doctoral thesis; a clear statement
of the candidate.s academic plans for two postdoctoral years. No

Closing date for applications: Friday 28th February 2003. 

A second two-year fellowship to commence in January 2004 will be
advertised in the first half of 2003.

Address for Applications:

 Attn: Miss Louise Clarke
 SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, 
	Russell Square
 London, WC1H OXG
 United Kingdom

 Applications are due by 28-Feb-2003

Contact Information:
 Miss Zara Pybus.
 Tel: 0207 898 4578
 Fax: 0207 898 4349

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