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Sat Nov 26 2011

Jobs: General Linguistics: Asst Prof, The University of Manchester

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        1.     John Payne , General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Message 1: General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Date: 25-Nov-2011
From: John Payne <john.paynemanchester.ac.uk>
Subject: General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: The University of Manchester
Department: Linguistics & English Language
Job Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.llc.manchester.ac.uk/subjects/lel/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Closing date: 13/01/2012
Faculty / Organisational unit: Humanities
School / Directorate: School of Languages, Linguistics & Cultures
Salary: £32,751 to £45,336
Reference: HUM-00430
Applications are invited for the above post, available from 1 September 2012

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 Department of Linguistics and English
Language is seeking to fill the position of Lecturer in Linguistics. The
lectureship (=Assistant Professorship) is an open-ended position, subject
to the satisfactory completion of a probationary period. Candidates with a
research specialism in any area of Linguistics are encouraged to apply. A
specialism in psycholinguistics and/or child language acquisition may be an

The successful candidate will have a doctorate, completed or near to
completion, in the area of Linguistics, together with a developing record
of high-quality publications and a proven ability to contribute to a
scholarly environment of international research excellence. The post-holder
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 appointed candidate will have a strong commitment to high-quality,
research-led teaching and will have some experience of teaching. The
post-holder will be expected to contribute to teaching at both
undergraduate and postgraduate level, and an ability to teach course units
in areas of Linguistics beyond their research specialism is desirable. The
successful candidate 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 activity.

URL for additional information:


Application Deadline: 13-Jan-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://www.worldleadingminds.manchester.ac.uk/
Contact Information:
Professor John Payne
Email: john.paynemanchester.ac.uk

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