LINGUIST List 14.1773

Wed Jun 25 2003

Jobs: Hispanic Lang/Ling: Lecturer, U/of Manchester

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  1. martin.barry, Hispanic Lang/Ling: Lecturer, The University of Manchester

Message 1: Hispanic Lang/Ling: Lecturer, The University of Manchester

Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2003 06:38:46 +0000
From: martin.barry <>
Subject: Hispanic Lang/Ling: Lecturer, The University of Manchester

University or Organization: The University of Manchester, UK
Department: Spanish & Portuguese (School of Modern Languages)
Rank of Job: Lecturer
Specialty Areas: Hispanic Languages/Linguistics
Required Language(s): Portuguese (Code = POR); Spanish (Code = SPN)


Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer (Scale A or the
beginning of B) in Hispanic Languages/Linguistics. The post is to be
taken up on 1 September 2003 or at an agreed date thereafter, in any
case not later than 1 February 2004.

The field in which applications are sought is Spanish and Portuguese
languages/ linguistics, as part of the School's wider plan to develop
the teaching of linguistics throughout the curriculum in a way that
responds to the needs of students in particular languages. The
successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the
Department's standing as one of the leading centres of Hispanic
studies in the country by undertaking research of international
quality, and by developing innovative and attractive courses at
undergraduate and postgraduate level, as appropriate in conjunction
with other language/linguistics specialists in the School and in the
Department of Linguistics. 

In line with the Department's fields of excellence (see below), an
interest in one or more of historical linguistics, sociolinguistics
and the cultural aspects of language, non-European varieties and
contexts, or translation theory will be an advantage; and the
successful candidate must have the ability to contribute to the
Portuguese studies programme. S/he will enjoy working closely with
colleagues in both research and teaching, and will take a due share of
pastoral and administrative duties in the Department and the School of
Modern Languages.

The appointee will have:
- a PhD in a relevant field, and/or equivalent published proof of
 research ability and potential, and a commitment to research and
- the capacity to develop courses that will enhance the Department and
 School programmes at postgraduate level
- the capacity to offer PhD supervision
- the ability to teach undergraduate courses in Spanish and Portuguese
 linguistics, including some with an emphasis on contemporary
 language, and to give instruction in language
- the capacity to develop and manage the Department's profile of
 Portuguese and/or Brazilian studies
- a fluent command of Portuguese
- the capacity to contribute to administration in the Department and

Salary range Lecturer A/B Scale: 22,191 - 27,339 GBP per annum.

Informal inquiries may be made to Departmental Chair, Professor Jeremy
Lawrance, tel: 0161 275 3049, email: or to
Dr Hilary Owen, tel: 0161 275 3687, email:

Quote ref 504/03. Closing date 18 July 2003

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Director of Personnel
	The University of Manchester
	Oxford Road
	Manchester, M13 9PL
	United Kingdom 
	Applications are due by 18-Jul-2003

Contact Information:
	Dr Hilary Owen
	Tel: +44 161 275 3687

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