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Mon Aug 15 2011

Jobs: Psycholing; Semantics: Associate Lecturer, U of the Witwatersrand

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        1.     Andrew van der Spuy , Psycholinguistics; Semantics: Associate Lecturer, University of the Witwatersrand, Gauteng, South Africa

Message 1: Psycholinguistics; Semantics: Associate Lecturer, University of the Witwatersrand, Gauteng, South Africa
Date: 15-Aug-2011
From: Andrew van der Spuy <andrew.vanderspuywits.ac.za>
Subject: Psycholinguistics; Semantics: Associate Lecturer, University of the Witwatersrand, Gauteng, South Africa
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University or Organization: University of the Witwatersrand
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Web Address: http://www.wits.ac.za
Job Rank: Associate Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Psycholinguistics; Semantics


The Faculty of Humanities at the University of the Witwatersrand invites
applications for the post of Associate Lecturer in Linguistics in the School of
Literature and Language Studies. The department is looking for a young
enthusiastic scholar who is interested in making a positive and innovative
contribution to the discipline. The successful candidate should be a specialist in
psycholinguistics, with a research interest in semantics and will be involved in
teaching, administration, curriculum development, and research, including
postgraduate supervision at Honours and MA level.

The curriculum of the department concentrates on the formal disciplines of
linguistics - phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics with a
strong emphasis on sociolinguistics. This is a three year developmental position
during which time the successful applicant would be expected to complete a

Requirements: MA in Linguistics and a strong interest in carrying out research at
doctoral level. Applicants should have teaching experience and a promising
research record. Research interests in African languages and/or bilingualism
would be a recommendation.

To apply, submit a letter of application, a full curriculum vitae, certified copies of
qualifications and identity document as well as the names and contact details
(including e-mail) of three referees.

Application Deadline: 25-Aug-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Mrs Pumla Ngcobo
Humanities Human Resources Office
University of the Witwatersrand
Private Bag 3
Wits, Gauteng 2050
South Africa
Email Address for Applications: pumla.ngcobowits.ac.za
Contact Information:
Dr Andrew van der Spuy
Email: andrew.vanderspuywits.ac.za

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