LINGUIST List 14.673

Sun Mar 9 2003

Jobs: Diachronic Ling: Asst Prof, U/Aarhus, Denmark

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  1. engsv, Diachronic Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Aarhus, Denmark

Message 1: Diachronic Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Aarhus, Denmark

Date: Fri, 07 Mar 2003 11:51:19 +0000
From: engsv <>
Subject: Diachronic Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Aarhus, Denmark

University or Organization: University of Aarhus
Department: Department of English
Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics
Required Language(s):English (Code = ENG)


Applications are invited for the 3-year position of 'adjunct'
(equivalent to Junior Lecturer/Assistant Professor) in English
Linguistics, to be filled on 1 August 2003 or as soon as possible
thereafter. The successful applicant will be a specialist in
diachronic linguistics, but preference may be given to those with an
additional research interest in social and/or geographical variation
in present-day English. It is expected that the appointee will have
the opportunity to compete for at permanent position in the same area
at the end of three years. The Department of English is very
international in its composition and outlook, and all teaching takes
place in English.

Required qualifications:
 - a PhD degree or its equivalent, preferably in diachronic
 - native or near-native command of English.

The successful applicant will 
 - take responsibility for the undergraduate course in Language
 - contribute to at least one of the other core courses covered by the
 Department (e.g. Phonetics and Phonology, Syntax and Morphology,
 Semantics and Pragmatics, British History and Society, or Literatures
 in English);
 - offer small-group upper-level courses in areas related to his or her
 - pursue an active research programme. 

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in all
aspects of the Department's activities, and he/she is required to be
present at the Department on a daily basis. If the candidate does not
speak Danish, he/she must learn enough Danish to participate fully in
the work of the Department within two years.

Prospective candidates are invited to view the official job
announcement at, and
also the web pages of the University of Aarhus at and
those of the Department of English at

The Faculty refers to the Ministerial Order No. 820 of 31.8.2000 on
the appointment of teaching and research staff at the universities
under the Danish Ministry of Education 

Salary and other terms of employment will be in accordance with the
agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation
of Professional Organizations, including the agreed-upon job structure

The letter of application, marked 2003-212/1-28, with a curriculum
vitae and list of publications, should be sent to University of
Aarhus, Journalkontoret, Ndr. Ringgade 1, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark,
while 3 copies of up to 7 publications, also marked 2003-212/1-28,
should be sent directly to Dr. Dominic Rainsford, Department of
English, University of Aarhus, Building 467, Jens Chr. Skous Vej 7,
DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark. Please note the two different
addresses. Closing date: Friday 4 April 2003, noon.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: University of Aarhus
	Ndr. Ringgade 1
	Aarhus C, DK-8000
	Applications are due by 04-Apr-2003

Contact Information:
	Dr. Dominic Rainsford.
	Tel: +45 8942 6504
	Fax: +45 8942 6540
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