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LINGUIST List 24.2332

Thu Jun 06 2013

Jobs: Pragmatics: Lecturer, University of Kent

Editor for this issue: Caylen Cole-Hazel <caylenlinguistlist.org>

Date: 06-Jun-2013
From: Amalia Arvaniti <a.arvanitikent.ac.uk>
Subject: Pragmatics: Lecturer, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Kent
Department: English Language and Linguistics
Job Location: Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.kent.ac.uk/secl/ell/index.html
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Pragmatics


The Department of English Language and Linguistics invites applications for a
Lecturer in Linguistics with a specialization in formal or experimental
pragmatics. A secondary expertise in a related area, such as semantics or
discourse analysis is desirable but not essential. The ideal candidate is
expected to have research experience and publications commensurate with the
stage in their career. He or she will be expected to contribute to the
department’s research, teaching, graduate supervision, and administration.
Preference will be given to those applicants who can contribute to
interdisciplinary research within the department, complimenting existing areas
of expertise.

The appointee’s duties will include convening and teaching modules from stage
1 to stage 3 for the BA in Linguistics, as well as convening and teaching
modules suitable for the MA in Linguistics and the MA in Applied Linguistics
due to start in 2014-2015.

The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent in linguistics and a
research specialisation in pragmatics. Evidence of substantial research
activity, including peer reviewed publications of 3 or 4 quality ready for
submission to REF2014 is essential. The successful candidate will also have
teaching experience at university level, the ability to deliver effective,
high quality teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level in their areas
of expertise and to work enthusiastically in a team and to pursue
collaborative research and teaching projects.

Please refer to the web address for applications for a job description and to apply for this

Further Information
REF: HUM0426
Contract Type: Open Ended
Salary: £31331 - £44607 per annum
Start date for applications: 31 May 2013
Closing date for applications: 1 July 2013
Interviews are to be held: 12 July 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.
- 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.

Informal inquiries may be made to the Head of English Language and
Linguistics, Prof. Amalia Arvaniti. If you require further information
regarding the application process, please contact Cassy Fry on 01227 823632 or
by email c.frykent.ac.uk.

Please note: Applications must be made online via the University website.
Details sent directly via email cannot be considered.

Application Deadline: 01-Jul-2013

Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.kent.ac.uk/fe/tpl_kent01.asp?s=4A515F4E5A565B1A&jobid=37722,8998483465&key=37097304&c=485741873623&pagestamp=sehmsaorhebrcmdrpk
Contact Information:
Prof. Amalia Arvaniti
Email: a.arvanitikent.ac.uk
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