LINGUIST List 14.1497

Fri May 23 2003

Jobs: General Ling: Full Prof, University Of Leeds

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  1. b.c.heselwood, General Linguistics: Full Prof, University Of Leeds, United Kingdom

Message 1: General Linguistics: Full Prof, University Of Leeds, United Kingdom

Date: Thu, 22 May 2003 09:34:09 +0000
From: b.c.heselwood <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Full Prof, University Of Leeds, United Kingdom

University or Organization: University Of Leeds
Department: Linguistics and Phonetics
Rank of Job: Full Professor
Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Applications are invited for a newly-created Chair of Linguistics and
Head of Linguistics & Phonetics, in the School of Modern Languages and

We are seeking an outstanding candidate who will provide dynamic and
innovative academic leadership in both the Department and the
School. The University is committed to the continuing enhancement of
its standing as a major research and a major teaching university and
the successful applicant must be capable of ensuring the achievement
of a high level of excellence both through his/her personal research
and teaching, and by encouraging colleagues in the Department and in
the School to make their own distinctive contributions. An
international reputation in Linguistics with a strong and consistent
research record and evidence of continuing productivity is essential,
as is the capacity to attract postgraduate students and research
income to the University. 

Applications are particularly welcome from candidates whose research
specialisms lie in interdisciplinary areas of Linguistics research
and/or in one or more of the languages represented in the School
(Arabic, Berber, Bulgarian, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, French, German,
Italian, Japanese, Modern Greek, Modern Hebrew, Mongolian, Polish,
Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish and Urdu). The appointee must
also possess significant management skills and experience and will be
expected to play a key role in the strategic development of activities
of the Department of Linguistics & Phonetics and the School of Modern
Languages and Cultures.

Information about the Department can be found at: 

and about the School at:

Informal enquiries may be made in the first instance to Professor
Rachel Killick, Head of the School of Modern Languages and Cultures,
Tel (0)113-343-3380 or e-mail:

An information pack and application form for the Chair post may be
obtained from Ann E Milner, Administrative Officer, Human Resources,
The University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT tel: 0113-343-5775, e-mail:

Job ref 011-011-002-001 	Closing date 16 June 2003

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Ms Rowena Armstrong
	School of Modern Languages & Cultures
	University of Leeds
	United Kingdom 
	Applications are due by 16-Jun-2003

Contact Information:
	Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3564
	Fax: +44 (0)113 343 3566

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