LINGUIST List 13.7

Sun Jan 6 2002

Jobs: Sociolinguistics, Johannesburg, South Africa

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  1. Simon Donnelly, Sociolinguistics, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Message 1: Sociolinguistics, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Date: Sat, 5 Jan 2002 13:11:03 +0200
From: Simon Donnelly <simonlanguages.wits.ac.za>
Subject: Sociolinguistics, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa



Linguistics, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

The School of Literature and Language Studies wishes to appoint a 
permanent HALF-time lecturer in Linguistics with specialisation in 
sociolinguistics. The appointee should have expertise in as many of the 
following areas as possible:

	synchronic regional and stylistic variation
	language planning: development, policy, standardisation
	diachronic change
	foundational sociolinguistic theory
	corpus linguistics
	analytic skills in internet discourse
	applied skills in multivariate statistical analysis
	sociolinguistics of Sign Language.

The candidate should:
	have completed the PhD degree;
	exhibit evidence of active linguistic research, optimally related 
to Southern Africa.
	have teaching experience at a tertiary instution
	be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate and coordinate 
research programmes at the interface of 	language and society.

Duties: teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, research, and 
departmental duties.

Salary and Benefits: in accordance with University scales, with 
excellent benefits.

Enquiries: Simon Donnelly (simonlanguages.wits.ac.za); Mrs Pumla 
Ngcobo, Human Resources (508psnatlas.wits.ac.za).

To apply, submit a letter of interest, detailed CV with names, addresses 
and contact numbers of three referees and certified copies of degrees / 
diplomas to:

	Pumla Ngcobo
	Human Resources Manager: Humanities
	University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
	P/Bag 3
	Wits 2050
	SOUTH AFRICA

If further information is required with regard to reference letters, 
please contact us by 7 January 2002, at any of the addresses above. 
Closing date for applications (and references) to be received: Friday 11 
January 2002.
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