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LINGUIST List 24.3298

Mon Aug 19 2013

Jobs: English; French; Historical Ling; Lexicography: Post Doc, Birmingham City University

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 19-Aug-2013
From: Tom Peutrill <thomas.peutrilltmpw.co.uk>
Subject: English; French; Historical Linguistics; Lexicography: Post Doc, Birmingham City University, Birmingham, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: Birmingham City University
Department: Faculty of Perfomance, Media and English
Job Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics; Lexicography

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            French (fra)

Description:

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
£26,395 - £29,138 per annum
Ref: 130819/000

This post is fixed term for 36 months

This three year position, part of a project funded by the Leverhulme Foundation, is available at Birmingham City University from 1 October 2013. The RA will work under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, researching and building a tagged electronic database comprising a thesaurus of English and French as used in England in the medieval period. The post allows scope for initiative and flexibility in designing and evaluating data entries, and also involves preparing co-authored research publications and organising academic meetings.

You must have an excellent reading knowledge of the pre-modern languages featured in the project, a good command of lexicology and of the socio-historical context, as well as experience in using and adapting pre-modern language databases.

To apply please visit the application URL below.

If you require the application in a different format please contact the Human Resources Department at the contact information below quoting reference 130819/000.

Closing date: 30 August 2013.

Interviews for this post will take place on Wednesday 18th September 2013

Birmingham City University promotes equality of opportunity in respect of every aspect of its provision.

Application Deadline: 30-Aug-2013
Mailing Address for Applications:
Human Resources Department
Edge Building, Birmingham City University
City North Campus
Perry Barr
Birmingham B42 2SU
United Kingdom
Email Address for Applications: application.formbcu.ac.uk
Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/
Contact Information:
Tom Peutrill
Email: thomas.peutrilltmpw.co.uk
Phone: 0121 331 6693

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