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LINGUIST List 20.405

Mon Feb 09 2009

Jobs: Semantics: Post Doc, University of Oxford

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        1.    Tom Moore, Semantics: Post Doc, University of Oxford, United Kingdom


Message 1: Semantics: Post Doc, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Date: 09-Feb-2009
From: Tom Moore <tom.moorephilosophy.ox.ac.uk>
Subject: Semantics: Post Doc, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Oxford, UK
Department: Philosophy / Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics
Job Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.ling-phil.ox.ac.uk
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Semantics


Description:

Postdoctoral fellowship in Semantics
Grade 7, £28,839 - £35,469 per annum

A fixed-term research and teaching appointment in Semantics is available
from 1 October 2009 for two years. Candidates with a background in either
philosophy or linguistics will be considered, though a strength in
semantics is required.

This initiative is designed to provide an intensive and supported career
development opportunity for an outstanding academic at an early stage of
his or her career, and to promote equality of opportunity by helping to
create a more diverse pool of potential candidates for future academic
posts at Oxford or elsewhere. Applications for this post are especially
welcome from women and ethnic minorities, who are under-represented among
the University's academic staff (section 38 of the Sex Discrimination Act
1975 and section 48 of the Race Relations Act 1976 apply).

This Fellowship is offered jointly by the Faculty of Philosophy and the
Faculty of Linguistics, Philology, and Phonetics. The successful candidate
must have obtained his or her doctorate by 1 October 2009, and should not
normally have completed it earlier than 1 October 2005. He or she will
have a proven track record of research in the area of Semantics, and will
demonstrate potential for producing outstanding research in this area
within the period of the Fellowship.

Postdoctoral Fellows are offered the opportunity to develop their expertise
in both research and teaching. They will also have an academic mentor as
well as a personalised career and professional development package,
including the opportunity to undertake the University's Postgraduate
Diploma in Learning and Teaching.

Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be obtained
from the Faculty websites (http://www.philosophy.ox.ac.uk and
http://www.ling-phil.ox.ac.uk).

The deadline for receipt of applications and references is Friday 6 March
2009.

The University of Oxford is an equal opportunities employer.

Application Deadline: 06-Mar-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
Mr Tom Moore
Faculty of Philosophy
University of Oxford
10 Merton Street
Oxford OX1 4JJ
United Kingdom
Contact Information:
Tom Moore
Email: tom.moorephilosophy.ox.ac.uk

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