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LINGUIST List 24.4678

Fri Nov 22 2013

Jobs: English; Middle English; Old English; Historical Ling: Lecturer, Newcastle University

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

Date: 22-Nov-2013
From: Karen Corrigan <k.p.corriganncl.ac.uk>
Subject: English; Middle English; Old English; Historical Linguistics: Lecturer, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: Newcastle University
Department: School of English Literature, Language & Linguistics
Job Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/elll/
Job Title: Temporary Lecturer in the History of the English Language

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            English, Middle (enm)
                            English, Old (ang)

Description:

The School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics are wishing to appoint a Lecturer in the History of the English Language. You must have a PhD in Historical English Linguistics or a closely related sub-area, relevant teaching experience and evidence of research achievement and potential appropriate to stage of career. While they are in post, applicants will be expected to focus their research effort exclusively on a collaborative, AHRC-funded project led by Professor Karen Corrigan. Applicants whose teaching and research experience is broad based and includes all periods of the history of English are preferred. We are interested in candidates who can teach across the fields of Old, Middle, Early Modern and Later Modern Englishes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. They should also have research interests in historical English linguistics, including the historical development of contemporary English dialects in the British Isles and in colonial contexts. It is expected that you will contribute to stage 1, 2 and 3 undergraduate teaching in these areas. You will also be asked to supervise independent undergraduate research projects and dissertations. In addition, it is expected that all lecturing staff will participate in the School’s thriving postgraduate culture by teaching on MA programmes. All staff also share in the administrative tasks essential to the running of the School and applicants to this particular post will additionally be expected to undertake administrative tasks relating to their collaborative participation in the AHRC-funded project.

Application Deadline: 27-Nov-2013

Web Address for Applications: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/vacancies/
Contact Information:
Professor Karen Corrigan
Email: k.p.corriganncl.ac.uk

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