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LINGUIST List 22.4679

Wed Nov 23 2011

Jobs: English Language; History of English: Lecturer, U of Manchester

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        1.     David Denison , English Language; History of English: Lecturer, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Message 1: English Language; History of English: Lecturer, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Date: 23-Nov-2011
From: David Denison <david.denisonmanchester.ac.uk>
Subject: English Language; History of English: Lecturer, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Manchester
Department: School of Languages
Job Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.manchester.ac.uk
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: History of Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The University of Manchester
Faculty of Humanities
School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures
Linguistics and English Language

Lectureship in English Language/History of English
£32,751 - £45,336 per annum
Ref: HUM-00401

Applications are invited for the above post, available from 1 February 2012 -
31 January 2017.

The School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures contains one of the UK's
largest concentrations of high-quality research and teaching in languages and
linguistics. Within it, the discipline area of Linguistics and English Language
is seeking to fill the position of Lecturer in English Language on a fixed-term
basis, replacing Dr Nuria Yáñez-Bouza during a period of research leave.
Candidates with a research specialism in the History of English are
encouraged to apply.

You will have proven ability and potential in research, with a developing
record of publications in the area named above. You will be expected to
contribute to research activities within their area of expertise, generate
scholarly publications, submit research grant applications and participate in
research supervision at PGT and PGR level.

The appointment will be specifically in the area currently covered by Dr Nuria
Yáñez-Bouza, so will be expected to teach such course units as Historical
Linguistics, History of English, Middle English, Introduction to English
Grammar, World Englishes and Attitudes to Language (i.e. the history of
grammar-writing and prescriptive attitudes to English), at both UG and PGT
level. The ability to be involved in the delivery of study skills sessions and to
teach in the area of corpus linguistics will be an advantage.

You must be able to collaborate closely with colleagues in the delivery of
teaching and learning, be willing to take a share of responsibilities for student
progress and academic management, and be eager to make a full
commitment to our ideals of collegiality and academic integrity at all levels of

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor David Denison, email

For further details and to apply, please visit the application URL below or
contact hrrecruitmentmanchester.ac.uk or +44 (0)161 275 8838 quoting the
reference number.

Closing date: 2 December 2011.

Interviews are provisionally scheduled for Monday 12 December 2011.

The University will actively foster a culture of inclusion and diversity and will
seek to achieve true equality of opportunity for all members of its community.

Application Deadline: 02-Dec-2011

Email Address for Applications: hrrecruitmentmanchester.ac.uk
Web Address for Applications: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/jobs
Contact Information:
David Denison
Email: david.denisonmanchester.ac.uk
Phone: 0044 161 275 8838

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