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 <>
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:
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics; Variation in Sound Systems


As part of Queen Mary, University of London's strategic investment inHumanities and Social Sciences, the School intends to appoint a Lecturer inLinguistics. The post is intended to strengthen our research focus insociolinguistics, especially as it relates to variation in sound systems.The successful candidate will be expected to convene and teachundergraduate courses on the English Language and Linguistics degreeprogramme in the School, particularly in introductory phonetics,introductory phonology, and language variation and change, and tocontribute to postgraduate teaching. The post holder will also be expectedto contribute to the life of the School in a more general way, byundertaking appropriate administrative duties. We expect that the appointeewill be engaged in producing and publishing high-level research and shouldhave, at least in press, high quality publications.

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

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

Further details about the School can be found at

Further details about the post, and an application form can be found at:

Completed application forms, quoting 10119/CE, should be returned in hardcopy, together with a cover letter and eight copies of your CV, to theaddress 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:
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