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LINGUIST List 24.1051

Thu Feb 28 2013

Jobs: English; Sociolinguistics; Phonology: Lecturer, University of Edinburgh

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

Date: 28-Feb-2013
From: . <richardmediauniversalservices.co.uk>
Subject: English; Sociolinguistics; Phonology: Lecturer, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Edinburgh
Job Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.ed.ac.uk/jobs
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Phonology; Sociolinguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The University of Edinburgh
College of Humanities and Social Science
School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
Lectureships
£37,382 - £44,607 per annum

The University of Edinburgh is an exciting, vibrant, research led academic community offering opportunities to work with leading international academics whose visions are shaping tomorrow’s world. The University seeks to appoint two open-ended, full time lecturer appointments in Linguistics and English Language, within the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences.

Sociolinguistics:
Current strengths in the department related to sociolinguistics include sociophonetics, language variation and change, language and identity, language and politics, language attitudes, applied linguistics and English dialectology. The department is interested in building on its existing strengths and in expanding the range of research areas that are currently taught and researched. Applicants are encouraged to indicate in their covering letter how their research programme would add to these current areas of focus. Experience in research with a quantitative orientation, and the ability to teach the use of statistics in research in the language sciences, will be a plus. The successful candidate will offer courses at both UG and MSc level and will be expected to supervise and recruit PhD students.

Theoretical Phonology:
The position is aimed to complement our already-existing strengths in closely related areas, including the acquisition of phonology, computational phonology, historical phonology, phonological dialectology, the phonology of English, laboratory phonology, phonetics and sociophonetics. The successful candidate will bring a focus in synchronic phonological theory and will offer courses at both UG and MSc level and will be expected to supervise and recruit PhD students. The successful candidate for each post will also be expected to build external collaborations and to demonstrate potential for attracting external grant funding. He/she will engage in research of international excellence, and will contribute to the development of Linguistics and English Language as a centre of international excellence within the School. The successful candidate for each post will have normal teaching and administrative duties.

Apply online, view further details or browse more jobs at our website. Reference: 010983. Closing date: 22 March 2013.

The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336. The University of Edinburgh is committed to equality and diversity.

Application Deadline: 22-Mar-2013

Web Address for Applications: http://www.ed.ac.uk/jobs
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