LINGUIST List 21.2039

Thu Apr 29 2010

Jobs: Lexicography: Research Assistant, University of Aberdeen

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        1.    Richard Bevan, Lexicography: Research Assistant, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Message 1: Lexicography: Research Assistant, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date: 29-Apr-2010
From: Richard Bevan <>
Subject: Lexicography: Research Assistant, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Aberdeen Department: School of Language & Literature Job Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom Web Address:
Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Lexicography


As part of an AHRC project looking at variation and change in the lexis ofScottish fishing communities, you, along with the principal investigator,Dr. Robert McColl Millar, and another research assistant, will be involvedin the creation and application of research instruments to study lexicalchange and attrition in the lexical patterns of a representative sample ofScottish fishing communities and contribute to the writing up of theproject's findings. You should have a PhD in Sociolinguistics, Dialectologyand/or Historical Linguistics, with a fair understanding of recentstatistical packages along with sound IT skills. Some knowledge of theScottish linguistic situation would also be helpful. Due to the nature ofwork a driving license or access to independent means of transport areessential.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 5 scale (£25,001 -£26,523 per annum) with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr. Robert McColl Millar( or by telephoning our 24 hour answerservice on (01224) 272727 quoting the job reference number LAN020R.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is Monday 7 June 2010.

It is anticipated that the interviews will be held on 21 June 2010.

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Application Deadline: 07-Jun-2010 Email Address for Applications: Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Robert McColl Millar Email:

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