LINGUIST List 13.2257

Tue Sep 10 2002

Jobs: German Socioling: Researcher, U of Plymouth, UK

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  1. khorschelmann, Jobs: German Socioling: Researcher, U of Plymouth, UK

Message 1: Jobs: German Socioling: Researcher, U of Plymouth, UK

Date: Mon, 09 Sep 2002 06:33:32 +0000
From: khorschelmann <>
Subject: Jobs: German Socioling: Researcher, U of Plymouth, UK

University or Organization: University of Plymouth
Rank of Job: Researcher
Specialty Areas Required: Discourse Analysis, Sociolinguistics, Cultural 
	Studies, Social Science 
Required Language(s):German, Standard (GER)


University of Plymouth			

Research Fellow

Ref. 4998/SCI

''Globalisation, cultural practice and youth identity in former east

Department of Geographical Sciences

A postdoctoral researcher is required for this one-year position. The
project is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council
(U.K.). It investigates how the socio-spatial identities of
adolescents in former east Germany are shaped by transnational
cultural flows. The researcher will be responsible for conducting
qualitative field research, including diaries and focus group
discussions, one-to-one interviews and participant observation. The
successful applicant will also be involved in data analysis and
publication of research results.

The applicant must have, or be near to completion of a PhD in Human
Geography or a related Social Science subject and be experienced in
conducting qualitative social research. Fluency in spoken and written
German is essential. A proven ability to work with young people would
be a distinct advantage.

Deadline for receipt of applications: 3 October 2002

Interviews will be held on 17 October 2002.

Salary: GBP 17,624

Informal enquiries should be directed to: Dr. Kathrin Hoerschelmann,
University of Plymouth, Department of Geography and Geology, Drake
Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, Tel: 01752 233068, Fax: 01752 233054,

For an application pack and further information, please contact us,
quoting Ref no. 4998/SCI and Job title, via:

Tel: 44 (0)1752 232168

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Personnel & Development
	University of Plymouth
	University of Plymouth
	Drake Circus
	Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA
	United Kingdom 
Applications are due by October 3, 2002

Contact Information:
	Dr Kathrin Hoerschelmann.
	Tel: +44 (1752)233068/233051
	Fax: +44 (1752)233054
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