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LINGUIST List 22.798

Thu Feb 17 2011

Jobs: Cognitive Science; Pragmatics: Lecturer, University of Edinburgh

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        1.     Geoffrey Pullum , Cognitive Science; Pragmatics: Lecturer, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Message 1: Cognitive Science; Pragmatics: Lecturer, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Date: 17-Feb-2011
From: Geoffrey Pullum <gpullumling.ed.ac.uk>
Subject: Cognitive Science; Pragmatics: Lecturer, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Edinburgh
Department: Linguistics and English Language
Job Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://ling.ed.ac.uk
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Pragmatics


Description:

Permanent Lecturer position in Linguistics and English Language (vacancy
reference number 3014082). Post created to help support a new
interdisciplinary masters level initiative in Cognition in Science and
Society. Candidates must have a PhD in linguistics or a closely related
relevant discipline and a thorough grounding in the core of linguistics --
particularly the study of meaning, and a strong interest in developments in
the cognitive sciences. Successful candidate must have an interdisciplinary
interest in meaning reaching out from linguistics to subjects such as
philosophy, psychology, and the computer and information sciences, and a
track record of high-impact publications. Appointee will be asked to
develop and teach a new postgraduate course in the pragmatics of human
linguistic communication.

Application Deadline: 14-Mar-2011

Web Address for Applications: http://www.jobs.ed.ac.uk/vacancies/index.cfm?fuseaction=vacancies.furtherdetails&vacancy_ref=3014082
Contact Information:
Professor Geoffrey Pullum
Email: gpullumling.ed.ac.uk
Phone: 011441316503603
Fax: 011441316513190
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