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LINGUIST List 18.106

Fri Jan 12 2007

Jobs: General Linguistics: Full Prof, University of Edinburgh

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        1.    Caroline Heycock, General Linguistics: Full Prof, University of Edinburgh, UK


Message 1: General Linguistics: Full Prof, University of Edinburgh, UK
Date: 11-Jan-2007
From: Caroline Heycock <C.Heycocked.ac.uk>
Subject: General Linguistics: Full Prof, University of Edinburgh, UK


University or Organization: University of Edinburgh
Department: Linguistics and English Language
Web Address: http://www.lel.ed.ac.uk
Job Rank: Full Professor
Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Description:

The University of Edinburgh seeks to appoint a world-class researcher to
the Chair of General Linguistics, one of the three established Chairs
within the department of Linguistics and English Language, alongside the
Chair of Applied Linguistics and the Forbes Chair of English Language. The
University solicits applications from distinguished scholars who have an
internationally outstanding record of research, and who are capable of
providing academic leadership both within their specialty and in the
department of Linguistics and English Language more generally. The area of
specialisation within linguistics is open, but the university is
particularly interested in appointing a scholar who can lead one of the
established research groups within the department, and who can also foster
links between fields within and beyond the department. The department is
embedded within a university-wide network of research and teaching on
language, maintaining particularly active collaborations with its sister
departments within the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language
Sciences, and with the School of Informatics. The holder of the Chair will
also be expected to demonstrate a commitment to furthering the discipline
of linguistics through inspiring teaching both at the postgraduate and
undergraduate level.

Application Deadline: 09-Feb-2007

Contact Information:
Caroline Heycock
Email: C.Heycocked.ac.uk

Apply on-line at: http://www.jobs.ed.ac.uk/
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