LINGUIST List 9.662

Wed May 6 1998

Jobs: Lecturer, PhD Studentship

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  1. Hans Arndt, Linguistics in Aarhus
  2. Antoinette Renouf, EPSRC PhD Studentship

Message 1: Linguistics in Aarhus

Date: Tue, 05 May 1998 08:24:07 +0000
From: Hans Arndt <>
Subject: Linguistics in Aarhus

University of Aarhus 

 The Faculty of Arts

 Position as Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor

Applications are invited for a position as lecturer in Linguistics, at
the Department of Linguistics, University of Aarhus, tenable from
January 1, 1999, or as soon as possible thereafter. Applicants are
asked to document a thorough basis in general linguistics and research
experience that is relevant for one or more of the following areas:
second language acquisition, language change (grammaticisation and
lexical development), language typology, corpus linguistics or
phonetics/phonology. These areas are defined in explicit recognition
of the tasks of a linguistic science that exists in a social context
characterized by migration, international cooperation, and rapid
technological development.

The appointee will be required to take part in all types of
activities: research, teaching, and administration. Acquiantance with
Danish is an advantage but not a condition; non-Danish-speaking
applicants are required to undertake to learn Danish within a
reasonably short period (a year or two). The language of instruction
is Danish, but English, Swedish, or Norwegian is acceptable during the
initial period.

The annual salary is at present 23,158 Dkr plus 5,549.48 Dkr bonus (5
years' degree seniority), including a statutory 5% pension fund
contribution (refunded on permanent emigration or at retirement).

The application should be marked 1998-212/1-123, and addressed to The
Rector, Aarhus University, Journalkontoret, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.
Closing date: 27 May 1998, 12 o'clock midday.

Documentation of qualifications (three copies if possible) should not be
enclosed, but sent separately to The Department of Linguistics, Aarhus
University, Willemoesgade 15D, DK-8200 Aarhus N, Denmark. The
documentation should be marked as above, and should include:

 (a)	Publications and other written material which are submitted as
		particularly relevant for the application;
 (b) 	a complete list of publications and other work, with an 
		indication of which items are submitted as particularly
 (c)	a curriculum vitae, including details of teaching and 
		administrative experience, as well as research projects;
 (d)	copies of academic diplomas, documentation of teaching 
		qualifications, and documentation of Danish proficiency if

Applications are evaluated by a special selection committee, whose
recommendation is confidential, but will be sent to all applicants.
The selection committee has the right to request further material from
applicants. Material sent on computer discs will not be considered.

For further information about the post or the department, please
contact Hans Arndt, Head of Department, Department of Linguistics,
Aarhus University. Tel. (45) 8942 2146. Fax (45) 8942 2175. E-mail
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Message 2: EPSRC PhD Studentship

Date: Wed, 6 May 1998 12:17:06 +0100
From: Antoinette Renouf <>
Subject: EPSRC PhD Studentship

Department of English
Research and Development Unit
University of Liverpool

Applications are invited for an EPSRC-funded PhD studentship from
graduates with good Honours degrees in language or linguistics.
Knowledge of corpus-linguistic approaches and experience with Unix
would be relevant. The studentship is available for a 3-year period,
starting in October 1998, to work with the Unit in its research.

The Research Unit's activities include the development and application
of automated systems in the fields of language description, NLP and
information technology, especially text retrieval. It is envisaged
that the studentship will focus on an aspect of current work on the
lexico-grammatical classification of rare new words, based on the
computer-aided observation of English text.

Candidates should have a relevant connection with the UK; further
advice may be found on the EPSRC Web-site:

A CV detailing relevant experience and research interests should be
sent to:

Antoinette Renouf
Research and Development Unit for English Studies
University of Liverpool
19 Abercromby Square
L69 3BX

tel sec unit: +44 (0)151 794 2289
tel: +44 (0)151 794 2286
fax: +44 (0)151 794 2298

from whom further details may be obtained.
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