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LINGUIST List 21.1343

Fri Mar 19 2010

Jobs: Sociolinguistics: Lecturer, Queen Mary, University of London

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        1.    Jenny Cheshire, Sociolinguistics; Variation in Sound Systems: Lecturer, Queen Mary, University of London, United Kingdom

Message 1: Sociolinguistics; Variation in Sound Systems: Lecturer, Queen Mary, University of London, United Kingdom
Date: 18-Mar-2010
From: Jenny Cheshire <J.L.Cheshireqmul.ac.uk>
Subject: Sociolinguistics; Variation in Sound Systems: Lecturer, Queen Mary, University of London, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: Queen Mary, University of London
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: London, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.sllf.qmul.ac.uk/linguistics/
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics; Variation in Sound Systems


Description:

As part of Queen Mary, University of London's strategic investment in
Humanities and Social Sciences, the School intends to appoint a Lecturer in
Linguistics. The post is intended to strengthen our research focus in
sociolinguistics, especially as it relates to variation in sound systems.
The successful candidate will be expected to convene and teach
undergraduate courses on the English Language and Linguistics degree
programme in the School, particularly in introductory phonetics,
introductory phonology, and language variation and change, and to
contribute to postgraduate teaching. The post holder will also be expected
to contribute to the life of the School in a more general way, by
undertaking appropriate administrative duties. We expect that the appointee
will be engaged in producing and publishing high-level research and should
have, at least in press, high quality publications.

The post is full time and permanent starting from September 2010. Starting
salary will be in the range £37332 - £42817 per annum inclusive of London
Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, final salary pension
scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK
in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where
required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain
under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Further details about the School can be found at http://www.sllf.qmul.ac.uk

Further details about the post, and an application form can be found at:
http://www.hr.qmul.ac.uk/vacancies

Completed application forms, quoting 10119/CE, should be returned in hard
copy, together with a cover letter and eight copies of your CV, to the
address below.

The closing date for applications is 4 pm on Friday 16 April 2010.

Interviews are expected to be held during May 2010.

Application Deadline: 16-Apr-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Recruitment Administrator
School of Languages, Linguistics and Film
Queen Mary, University of London
Mile End Road
London E1 4NS
United Kingdom
Contact Information:
Professor Jenny Cheshire
Email: J.L.Cheshireqmul.ac.uk

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