LINGUIST List 21.4491

Tue Nov 09 2010

Jobs: Sociolinguistics: Post Doc/Researcher, University of Oxford

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        1.     Leonora Dempsey , Sociolinguistics: Post Doc/Researcher, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Message 1: Sociolinguistics: Post Doc/Researcher, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Date: 09-Nov-2010
From: Leonora Dempsey <>
Subject: Sociolinguistics: Post Doc/Researcher, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Oxford Department: Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics Job Location: Oxford, United Kingdom Web Address:
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics


University of OxfordFaculty of EnglishFaculty of Linguistics, Philology and PhoneticsMellon Postdoctoral Fellowship (Sociolinguistics)

Salary: £28,983 - £31,671 (As at 1 October 2010)

A one-year research and teaching appointment in Sociolinguistics from adate to be arranged between January 2011 and October 2011 for anoutstanding academic at an early stage of his or her career.

This fellowship is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation as part of awider Oxford University initiative which is designed to provide anintensive and supported career development opportunity for outstandingacademics at an early stage of their career; and to promote equality ofopportunity by helping to create a more diverse pool of potentialcandidates for future academic posts at Oxford.

Applicants must have obtained his or her doctorate by the date of taking upthe post, and should not normally have completed it earlier than 1 October2007. The post is open to applicants working in any area ofsociolinguistics, but we would particularly welcome applications from thosewith interests in language contact, creole linguistics or the varieties ofEnglish used in postcolonial settings.

This post is a joint appointment between the Faculty of English and theFaculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics. A college association willbe arranged for this post, and it is envisaged that the postholder will bebased in the college, but will undertake teaching for both Faculties andfor the College.

For further details, information about how to apply and an applicationform, please visit the application URL below, the department URL above, orcontact the Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics Faculty Office via Mrs.Leonora Dempsey, email address below.

Applications must be received by midday on Thursday 9 December 2010.

Application Deadline: 09-Dec-2010 Mailing Address for Applications:
Mrs Leonora Dempsey Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics Centre for Linguistics and Philology Walton St Oxford, Oxfordshire OX12HG United Kingdom Email Address for Applications: Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Mrs Leonora Dempsey Email:

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