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LINGUIST List 16.3205

Tue Nov 08 2005

Jobs: Discourse Analysis: Researcher, The Open U

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        1.    Guy Cook, Discourse Analysis: Researcher, The Open University, England, United Kingdom

Message 1: Discourse Analysis: Researcher, The Open University, England, United Kingdom
Date: 08-Nov-2005
From: Guy Cook <g.cookopen.ac.uk>
Subject: Discourse Analysis: Researcher, The Open University, England, United Kingdom

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University or Organization: Open University UK
Department: Faculty of Education and Language Studies
Job Rank: Research Assistant
Specialty Areas: Discourse Analysis


The Discourse of Organic Food Promotion: language, intentions and effects.
Faculty of Education and Language Studies, The Open University, UK
£23,457 - 24,886 Ref: 2205
Based in Milton Keynes
One-year contract

Applications are invited for a full-time one-year post as researcher on this
ESRC funded project investigating the language and discourse of organic food
promotion. The research will be carried out using a combination of linguistic
and sociological techniques. You will work with Professor Guy Cook and Dr.
Peter Robbins. You will collect and analyse promotional materials, conduct and
record interviews, arrange and moderate focus groups, and participate in the
writing up of results for publication and conferences. Work will begin in
January 2006 or as soon as possible thereafter. You should have at least a good
first degree in linguistics, sociology or other relevant discipline. A higher
degree and relevant research or work experience will be an advantage.

For detailed information, and to apply on line, go to
http://www3.open.ac.uk/employment, call Carol Johns-MacKenzie 01908-655059 or
email c.l.johns-mackenzieopen.ac.uk).

Disabled applicants who meet the essential requirements will be interviewed.
Further particulars are available in large print, disk or audiotape
(minicom 01908 654901)

We promote diveristy in employment and welcome applications from all sections of
the community.

Address for Applications:

Ms Carol Scott-MacKenzie
Centre for Language and Communication
Briggs Building
The Open University
Milton Keynes, England MK76AA
United Kingdom

Application Deadline: 22-Nov-2005

Contact Information:

Professor Guy Cook
Email: g.cookopen.ac.uk
Phone: (44)(0)1908655059

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