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LINGUIST List 24.1035

Wed Feb 27 2013

Jobs: Phonetics; Phonology; Language Acquisition: Lecturer, University of Kent

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <ulianalinguistlist.org>

Date: 27-Feb-2013
From: Amalia Arvaniti <a.arvanitikent.ac.uk>
Subject: Phonetics; Phonology; Language Acquisition: Lecturer, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Kent
Job Location: Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.kent.ac.uk/secl/ell/index.html
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Phonetics; Phonology; Second Language Processing and Acquisition


Description:

The School of European Culture and Languages is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics, with a research specialisation in the theory of second language processing and acquisition; candidates whose research focuses on the areas of phonetics and experimental phonology are particularly encouraged to apply. A secondary expertise in another area of linguistics including (but not limited to) sociolinguistics or computational linguistics is desirable but not essential. This position has been recently created in recognition of the growing importance of the Department of English Language and Linguistics in the School of European Culture and Languages (for further information on the Department, visit http://www.kent.ac.uk/secl/ell/index.html; for information on the School visit http://www.kent.ac.uk/secl/).

The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant discipline with a research specialisation in the theory of second language processing and acquisition with a focus in phonetics and experimental phonology. Evidence of substantial research activity, including peer reviewed publications and teaching experience at university level are essential.

Start date for applications:
14 February 2013.

Closing date for applications:
7 April 2013.

Interviews are to be held:
3 May 2013.

How to apply:
For posts of this nature you will be required to fill in the main details section as well as upload your CV, a one page summary (this should include details of experience and other information in support of your application with direct reference to the advertisement and further particulars) and any supporting documents; the supporting documents for this position include a research statement (up to 3 pages) and a sample publication. If you are invited for an interview, we will request references for you at that stage. Please include contact details of three referees in your CV. Please note applications must be made online via the University website.

If you require further information regarding the post please contact Amalia Arvaniti at the contact email address below; for further information regarding the application process please contact Cassy Fry (c.frykent.ac.uk).

Ref.: HUM0339.
Contract Type: Open Ended.
Salary Type: Per Annum.
Salary (£): 31331 - 44607.

Application Deadline: 07-Apr-2013

Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.kent.ac.uk/fe/tpl_kent01.asp?s=FoQnTYvIgXJoLlXgd&jobid=37280,8772572152&key=34554032&c=237135344056&pagestamp=sesnknokffrrkovqiq
Contact Information:
Prof. Amalia Arvaniti
Email: a.arvanitikent.ac.uk

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