LINGUIST List 7.744

Fri May 24 1996

Jobs: Research Assistant/Associate position

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  1. Bill Croft, Research Assistant/Associate position

Message 1: Research Assistant/Associate position

Date: Fri, 24 May 1996 14:55:31 -0000
From: Bill Croft <>
Subject: Research Assistant/Associate position
The following advertisement will appear in the 28 May 1996 issue
of The Guardian:

The University of Manchester

Department of Linguistics

Research Assistant/Associate

The post, available for a period of up to ten months from
October 1996 or as soon as possible thereafter, will be as
Research Assistant/Associate to the 'Typology of Attributive
Constructions' project directed by Dr William Croft. The project
will involve the collection of cross-linguistic data concerning
the structure, use and historical development of attributive

Previous research on attributive constructions is not required,
but a keen interest in examining reference grammars and texts of
genetically and geographically diverse languages is expected.
Candidates, with or without a doctorate, who possess the
relevant skills are encouraged to apply. Salary in the range
14317-15986 pounds sterling per annum.

Further particulars and application forms (returnable by 25 June
1996) are available from the Director of Personnel, The
University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, United Kingdom
(tel.: 0161 275 2028, minicom 0161 275 7889; fax: 0161 275
2221), quoting

As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the University welcomes
applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of
the community, regardless of race, religion, gender or

Promoting quality teaching and research.

Additional information:

1. The per annum salary figure in the advertisement will be
prorated to the length of time of the appointment.

2. Candidates who are not citizens of the European Union will
require a work permit in order to take up this post.

3. Further information may be obtained by contacting Dr W Croft
(before 15 June:; tel.: 0161 275 3188; fax:
0161 275 3187; after 15 June:

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and prefix 44.)
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