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LINGUIST List 17.1821

Sat Jun 17 2006

Jobs: Welsh & Bilingualism: Researcher, University of Wales

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        1.    Margaret Deuchar, Welsh & Bilingualism: Researcher, University of Wales, Bangor


Message 1: Welsh & Bilingualism: Researcher, University of Wales, Bangor
Date: 15-Jun-2006
From: Margaret Deuchar <m.deucharbangor.ac.uk>
Subject: Welsh & Bilingualism: Researcher, University of Wales, Bangor


University or Organization: University of Wales, Bangor
Department: Linguistics and English Language
Job Rank: Researcher
Specialty Areas: Bilingualism
Required Language(s): Welsh (cym)

Description:

UNIVERSITY OF WALES, BANGOR

COLLEGE OF ARTS & HUMANITIES
DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE

RCUK Academic Fellow
(Project on Welsh-English code-switching)

Starting salary: £20,044 - £24,352 (on R&A Grade 1A) p.a.


An RCUK Fellowship in Bilingualism has been awarded to the University of
Wales, Bangor, to be attached initially to a project funded by the Arts and
Humanities Research Council on code-switching and convergence in Welsh.
This project is being conducted by Professor Margaret Deuchar of the
Department of Linguistics and English Language from 2005-10.

The Fellow's main duties will be to participate in the AHRC-funded research
project on code-switching in Welsh as a research officer, assisting as
appropriate with data collection, transcription and analysis as well as
providing creative input at a theoretical level. In addition it is hoped
that the Fellow will contribute to research output and grant capture in
bilingualism in general in the context of the department's and university's
research strategy.

He/she will also be asked to participate in departmental teaching to a
gradually increasing extent over the five-year period and to engage in
outreach work in schools. The Fellowship is a good opportunity for the
Fellow to develop their own research career in a way that will facilitate
entry into a permanent academic position.

Candidates should have a PhD in Linguistics or a related field, preferably
one or more publications, and should be ambitious and highly motivated
researchers. Knowledge of Welsh or willingness to learn it is desirable,
as is the ability to provide theoretical input to the project. The
successful candidate will be expected to start 1st October, 2006 and the
post is for a period of 5 years, with the likelihood of a permanent post
following.

Application forms and further particulars should be obtained by contacting
Human Resources, University of Wales, Bangor; tel: (01248) 382926/388132;
e-mail: personnelbangor.ac.uk. Applications may be submitted online.

Please quote reference number 06-5/202 when applying. Closing date for
applications: Tuesday 20th June, 2006.

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Dr Margaret Deuchar.

Committed To Equal Opportunities




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Application Deadline: 20-Jun-2006

Contact Information:
Professor Margaret Deuchar
Email: m.deucharbangor.ac.uk
Phone: +44 1248 382264
Apply on-line at: http://www.bangor.ac.uk
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