LINGUIST List 21.749

Fri Feb 12 2010

Jobs: Indo-Iranian Historical Linguistics: Post Doc, U of Oxford

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        1.    Philomen Probert, Indo-Iranian Historical Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Message 1: Indo-Iranian Historical Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Date: 11-Feb-2010
From: Philomen Probert <philomen.probertwolfson.ox.ac.uk>
Subject: Indo-Iranian Historical Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Oxford Department: Oriental Studies/Linguistics,Philology & Phonetics Job Location: Oxford, United Kingdom Web Address: http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/fp/peceiniip.shtml
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Indo-Iranian Historical Linguistics


Description:

Postdoctoral Early Career Fellowship in Indo-Iranian Philology

Faculty Of Oriental Studies And Faculty Of Linguistics, Philology AndPhonetics In Association With Wolfson College

Grade 7: Salary in the range of £28,983 - £30,747 p.a.

A two-year research and teaching appointment in Indo-Iranian Philology fromOctober 2010 for an outstanding academic at an early stage of his or hercareer. This post is a joint appointment between the Faculty of OrientalStudies and the Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics. Thepostholder will be a Research Fellow of Wolfson College, and it isenvisaged that the postholder will undertake teaching for both faculties.

The fellowship is funded jointly by the Jill Hart Trust for Indo-IranianPhilology and by Wolfson College, Oxford. The object of the Jill Hart Trustis to support elementary language teaching and learning, and philologicalteaching and study, of Vedic Sanskrit and of the languages belonging to theIranian branch of Indo-European at their earliest attested stages; and tosupport the study of the early linguistic history and prehistory of theIndo-Iranian language family. The post is open to applicants carrying outresearch in any area of Indo-Iranian philology coming under these terms.Applicants must have obtained a doctorate by 1 October 2010, and should notnormally have completed it earlier than 1 October 2003. Applications fromcandidates who have completed a doctorate earlier than 1 October 2003 willbe considered if they have had a career change or break.

Applications and references should reach the office of the Secretary to theOriental Studies Board at the application address or application emailbelow or by fax +44 1865 78190, no later than Monday 8 March 2010. For fulldetails of the post, including how to apply, please consult the furtherparticulars on the University website at http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/fp/.

Application Deadline: 08-Mar-2010 Mailing Address for Applications:
Secretary to the Oriental Studies Board Oriental Institute Pusey Lane Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2LE United Kingdom Email Address for Applications: orientorinst.ox.ac.uk Contact Information:
Dr. Philomen Probert Email: philomen.probertwolfson.ox.ac.uk Phone: 441865270765 Fax: 441865280412

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