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LINGUIST List 18.3192

Wed Oct 31 2007

Jobs: Sociolinguistics: Researcher, Queen Mary, University of London

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        1.    Devyani Sharma, Sociolinguistics: Researcher, Queen Mary, University of London, United Kindgom


Message 1: Sociolinguistics: Researcher, Queen Mary, University of London, United Kindgom
Date: 29-Oct-2007
From: Devyani Sharma <d.sharmaqmul.ac.uk>
Subject: Sociolinguistics: Researcher, Queen Mary, University of London, United Kindgom
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University or Organization: Queen Mary, University of London
Department: Linguistics
Web Address: http://www.qmul.ac.uk

Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics


Description:

The School of Languages, Linguistics and Film intends to appoint a Research
Assistant to work under the direction of Dr Devyani Sharma on an
ESRC-funded research project entitled: 'Dialect Development and Style in a
Diasporic Community'. (co-investigators: Professor Ben Rampton and Dr Roxy
Harris, King's College London). The project examines dialect variation and
change within families of Indian origin in London. It will use quantitative
methods and discourse analysis to examine individuals' changing dialect use
in a contact situation.

The tasks of the Research Assistant will include: intensive fieldwork
(sociolinguistic interviews, participant observation, coordinating
self-recording) in the Indian community in London; processing and archiving
of recordings; quantitative or qualitative analysis of linguistic,
discursive and social factors in variation across generations.

This post is offered on a fixed term basis for two years beginning 1st
January 2008. The appointment will be made on Research Grade 4 point 27
(£27,813 per annum inclusive).

For further particulars of the post and an application form, please visit
the School website at www.sllf.qmul.ac.uk or send an A4 SAE clearly marked
with the reference number 07434/KK to the Recruitment Administrator at the
address given below. Alternatively, please visit the Human Resources
website: http://www.hr.qmul.ac.uk/

Application Deadline: 16-Nov-2007
Mailing Address for Applications:
Recruitment Administrator
School of Languages, Linguistics and Film
Queen Mary, University of London
Mile End Road
London E1 4NS
United Kingdom
Web Address for Applications: http://www.sllf.qmul.ac.uk
Contact Information:
Devyani Sharma
Email: d.sharmaqmul.ac.uk
Phone: +44-(0)20-7882-8338



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