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Fri May 12 2000

Jobs: Clinical Ling Researcher, U of Sheffield UK

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Message 1: Clinical Ling: Research Associate at U of Sheffield UK

Date: Thu, 11 May 2000 09:38:36 +0100
From: Mick Perkins <m.perkinssheffield.ac.uk>
Subject: Clinical Ling: Research Associate at U of Sheffield UK


RESEARCH ASSOCIATE IN CLINICAL LINGUISTICS

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN COMMUNICATION SCIENCES

UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

Applications are invited for the above ESRC-funded post which is
tenable for 1 year in the first instance, starting from July 2000 (or
as soon as possible thereafter), to investigate abnormal vocabulary
use in the conversation of young adults with autism. The post involves
the development of a lexical coding system for a corpus of autistic
conversation, the analysis (and some transcription) of the corpus, and
the preparation of the corpus for inclusion in the CHILDES data
archive.

Applicants should have a good first degree (and preferably a higher
degree) in Linguistics, Psycholinguistics or Speech and Language
Therapy, and be skilled in the transcription and analysis of spoken
language data. Experience in computational corpus linguistics and/or
knowledge of autism would be an advantage.

* Salary up to GBP16,683 pa
* Closing date for applications 30 May 2000
* Reference Number: PRW151

For further details and information on how to apply, go to the following
website:
http://www.shef.ac.uk/jobs/acadjobs/prw151.html

Informal enquiries to:
 Dr Mick Perkins
 Department of Human Communication Sciences
 University of Sheffield
 Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
 Tel: +44 (0) 114 222 2408
 e-mail: m.perkinssheffield.ac.uk
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