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LINGUIST List 24.2639

Sat Jun 29 2013

Jobs: English; Phonetics; Socioling: Researcher, Glasgow University

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

Date: 28-Jun-2013
From: Jeremy Smith <Jeremy.Smithglasgow.ac.uk>
Subject: English; Phonetics; Sociolinguistics: Researcher, Glasgow University, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: Glasgow University
Department: School of Critical Studies/English Language
Job Location: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.gla.ac.uk/subjects/englishlanguage/
Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Sociolinguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


University of Glasgow
College of Arts
School of Critical Studies

Research Assistant/Associate
Ref: 004276
Salary: Grade 6 £26,264 - £29,541 or Grade 7 £32,267 - £36,298

This post is to carry out a high quality research project to conduct
fundamental research on the role of fine phonetic variation in sound change
- Continuing to develop a real-time corpus of Glaswegian vernacular speech
- Implementing an existing discourse analytical technique for the Glasgow
corpus for data comparison
- Contributing to the development of appropriate acoustic measures for
analysing coda /r/ and /l/
- Providing and comparing quantitative real and apparent time accounts of
variation and change in Glaswegian over the past 40 years on the basis of
continuous acoustic phonetic measures for both vowels and consonants, with
respect to a range of linguistic and social factors

More information about the project can be found at:

The post is a fixed term contract for one year commencing September 2013 with
a defined series of outcomes that is financed by a Leverhulme Trust Research
Project Grant.

Please note the maximum salary we can appoint on Grade 7 is point 34, £34,223.
Apply online at www.glasgow.ac.uk/jobs.

Closing date: 28 July 2013

The University is committed to equality of opportunity in employment.
The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

Application Deadline: 28-Jul-2013

Web Address for Applications: https://www.glasgow.ac.uk/jobs
Contact Information:
Professor Jeremy Smith
Email: Jeremy.Smithglasgow.ac.uk
Phone: 0141 330 5684
Fax: 0141 330 3151
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