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Message 1: Endangered Languages: Post Doc, SOAS, United Kingdom

Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2004 09:41:58 -0500 (EST)
From: zp2 <zp2soas.ac.uk>
Subject: Endangered Languages: Post Doc, SOAS, United Kingdom



University or Organization: School of Oriental and African Studies
Department: Endangered Languages Academic Programme
Rank of Job: Post Doc
Specialty Areas: Endangered Languages


Description:

SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES
UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

ENDANGERED LANGUAGES ACADEMIC PROGRAMME
DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN DOCUMENTATION & DESCRIPTION OF ENDANGERED
LANGUAGES

VACANCY NUMBER 0407
SALARY: �20,250 - �29,250 (INCLUSIVE OF LW)
 

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 2004. Applicants with
a research specialisation in Asian or African languages will be
preferred.

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 workshops and 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: zp2soas.ac.uk.

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: humanresourcessoas.ac.uk).
Application forms should be accompanied with: a curriculum vitae (to
include a list of publications); an abstract/summary of the
applicant's doctoral thesis; and a clear statement of the candidate's
academic plans for two postdoctoral years. No agencies.

Closing date for applications:	Friday 5th March 2004



Address for Applications:

	Attn: Louise Clarke
	HR Department, SOAS,
	Thornhaugh Street, 
	Russell Square
	London, WC1H 0XG
	United Kingdom	

	Applications are due by 05-Mar-2004 

Contact Information:
	Prof Peter Austin
	Tel: (0)2078 984578
	Website: http://www.hrelp.org

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