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Mon Feb 11 2002

Jobs: Modified: Socioling PostDoc, Manchester UK

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Message 1: Job: Modified Re: 13.104: Socioling Research Asst PostDoc, UK

Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2002 10:32:47 -0500 (EST)
From: Debra Ziegeler <debra.ziegelerman.ac.uk>
Subject: Job: Modified Re: 13.104: Socioling Research Asst PostDoc, UK

THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER

SCHOOL OF ENGLISH & LINGUISTICS

FACULTY OF ARTS

RESEARCH ASSISTANT (REF 1037/01)

The University of Manchester is offering a one-year, full-time
research position at post-doctoral level for the new ERSC-funded
project: Causativity In South East Asian Varieties Of English. The
project will be carried out at the School of English and Linguistics
under the supervision of Dr. Debra Ziegeler.

The person appointed will be expected to undertake field work research
in Singapore and Malaysia, to produce publications in collaboration
with the supervisor and to analyse quantitative data of a grammatical
nature.

Applicants should have a strong background in sociolinguistic
methodology combined with a developed knowledge of areas such as
cognitive semantics, grammaticalisation, second language varieties of
English, or cognitive-functional approaches to variation research. A
knowledge of computerised statistical methods of analysing
quantitative data would be desirable, although not essential.

The salary will be #17, 451 per annum.

The starting date for the appointment should be no later than 1 June
2002.

Informal enquiries to Dr. Debra Ziegeler, School of English and
Linguistics, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester. M13
9PL. United Kingdom. Tel: +44(0)161275 3142 fax: +44 (0)161 275 3256
e-mail: debra.ziegelerman.ac.uk

Application forms and further particulars are available from the
office of the Director of Personnel, The University of Manchester,
Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL. Tel 0161 275 2028, fax 0161 275
2221/2471, minicom (for the hearing impaired) 0161 275 7889, e.mail
personnelman.ac.uk web site http://www.man.ac.uk/news/vacancies.

Quote reference number 1037/01. Please note that the former deadline
for the 31 January, 2002, has been extended to 28 February 2002.

As an equal opportunities employer the University of Manchester
welcomes applications from suitably qualified people from all sections
of the community regardless of race, religion, gender or disability.
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