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Thu Feb 23 2006
Jobs: Socioling: Senior Lecturer, U of KwaZulu-Natal
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Sociolinguistics: Senior Lecturer, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
Message 1: Sociolinguistics: Senior Lecturer, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
From: Jochen Zeller <zellerukzn.ac.za>
Subject: Sociolinguistics: Senior Lecturer, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
University or Organization: University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban
Job Rank: Senior Lecturer
Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics
The Linguistics Department at the University of KwaZulu-Natal is
positioning itself as a major South African centre for quality research and
training in Linguistics. We invite applications for a permanent post at
Senior Lecturer/Lecturer level. The applicant must be specialised in
Sociolinguistics, preferably in those areas which are pertinent to South
Africa. In addition, the applicant should have expertise in one or more of
the following fields:
- Applied Linguistics
- English Language Development
We are, in the first instance, looking to appoint a Senior Lecturer. Should
no suitable candidate be found, consideration will be given to an
appointment at Lecturer level.
- An appropriate PhD.
- Experience in tertiary-level teaching (both undergraduate and postgraduate).
- Significant record of appropriate published research.
- An appropriate PhD or one nearing completion.
- Experience in tertiary-level teaching.
- Evidence of appropriate active research.
The successful candidate will teach courses at undergraduate and
postgraduate levels, pursue research, participate in curriculum development
and programme administration, and engage in postgraduate supervision at MA
and PhD level, particularly though not exclusively in the field of
Sociolinguistics. Applicants may also be required to teach introductory
courses in Linguistics/Applied Linguistics in areas outside their
The remuneration package offered includes benefits and will be dependent on
the qualifications and/or experience of the successful applicant.
Applicants are required to submit a covering letter highlighting their
experience in, and providing evidence for, each of the minimum requirements
listed above, together with a detailed CV including the name, full address,
fax number and e-mail address of three referees, to Mrs C-A Robins (mail;
or Fax: +27 31 260 2139; or e-mail robinsukzn.ac.za), quoting the
following reference number: HDSS06/2006
Address for Applications:
Mrs Carol-Ann Robins
Human Resources Administration
University of KwaZulu-Natal
Application Deadline: 15-Mar-2006
Dr Jochen Zeller
Phone: +27-31 260 1255
Fax: +27-31 260 1253
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