LINGUIST List 21.524

Tue Feb 02 2010

Jobs: Pragmatics; Semantics: Lecturer, University of Oxford

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        1.    Lindsay Rudge, Pragmatics; Semantics: Lecturer, University of Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Message 1: Pragmatics; Semantics: Lecturer, University of Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Date: 02-Feb-2010
From: Lindsay Rudge <>
Subject: Pragmatics; Semantics: Lecturer, University of Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Oxford Department: Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics Job Location: Oxford, United Kingdom Web Address:
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Pragmatics; Semantics


University Of OxfordFaculty Of Linguistics, Philology And Phoneticsin association with Jesus CollegeUniversity Lecturership in Linguistics (Semantics and Pragmatics)Grade 10a: Salary £42,351 - £56,917 p.a.

Applications are invited for a University Lecturership in Linguistics(Semantics and Pragmatics), in the Faculty of Linguistics, Philology andPhonetics, Oxford University, which will lead to a permanent academic postupon the successful completion of a probationary period. A non-tutorialfellowship at Jesus College is attached to this position.

The successful applicant will join the recently formed Faculty, a vibrantcommunity of linguists working in various aspects of the discipline, bothsynchronic and diachronic (further information on our interests andactivities is available at the Faculty's website: The principal focus of the post is toconduct advanced research in semantics and pragmatics, and to providelectures and tutorials in these areas. We particularly welcome applicants(who should have a PhD or equivalent qualification in an appropriate area)with an interest in interface issues, including the syntax-semanticsinterface, as well as relations between prosody, information structure, andsemantics, and applicants whose work will reinforce ties with researchersin the Philosophy of Language in Oxford's Faculty of Philosophy. TheLinguistics Faculty is planning to join Philosophy and Psychology to createa new undergraduate degree (in addition to the current joint degrees withModern Languages), which will inevitably draw on the expertise of the newcolleague. The Faculty also has thriving one- and two-year Master'sprogrammes and a large number of doctoral students, and the appointee willnaturally be expected to make a contribution to graduate teaching andsupervision.

Further particulars for the post are available on the University website at For an informal discussion, please contactProfessor Aditi Lahiri, Professor of Linguistics and Chair of the Board ofthe Faculty, via Kate Dobson at

Applications should be sent to Dr. Lindsay Rudge, quoting referenceHUM/09021P/E. The closing date for receipt of applications is February26th, 2010.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity.

Application Deadline: 26-Feb-2010 Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr Lindsay Rudge Humanities Division 37a St Giles Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3LD United Kingdom Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Dr Lindsay Rudge Email:

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