LINGUIST List 16.834

Fri Mar 18 2005

Jobs: English Lang Variation and Change: Asst Prof, UK

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        1.    Anders Holmberg, English/Language Variation and Change: Asst Prof, University of Newcastle, United Kingdom

Message 1: English/Language Variation and Change: Asst Prof, University of Newcastle, United Kingdom

Date: 18-Mar-2005
From: Anders Holmberg <>
Subject: English/Language Variation and Change: Asst Prof, University of Newcastle, United Kingdom

University or Organization: University of Newcastle
Department: School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus
Linguistics; Language Variation and Change
Required Language: English (ENG)


The School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics of the University of
Newcastle, UK, wishes to appoint a lecturer (= tenure-track Assistant Professor)
in linguistics with research and teaching interests in the field of language
variation and change. A PhD in Linguistics or English Language and proven
research potential are essential. Specific interests in the diachrony of English
and/or in synchronic variation (regional, social, functional) within
English-speaking communities are also essential. An additional interest in
either corpus linguistics or contact linguistics is desirable.

You will have completed your PhD recently and will have interesting
research and publications plans. A proven ability to teach at undergraduate
level is required. You will have the ability and enthusiasm to
- Contribute two undergraduate modules in the area of your research expertise
•- Develop one MA level module

You will benefit from:
•- Membership of a vibrant, expanding and supportive School
•- A strong Linguistics group within the School and, joined with representation
in other Schools, one of the largest linguistics groupings in the UK.

For more information, including how to apply, please visit
or contact Professor Linda Anderson at or via Mrs
Rowena Bryson, ph. +44 (0)191 2227761

Address for Applications:

Team B Human Resources
HSS Faculty Office, 7th floor Daysh Building
University of Newcastle
Newcastle upon Tyn NE1 7RU
United Kingdom

Application Deadline: 15-Apr-2005

Contact Information:

Professor Linda Anderson
Phone: +44 (0)191 2227761

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