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LINGUIST List 21.946

Thu Feb 25 2010

Jobs: Early Modern English: Post Doc Research Fellow, U of Aberdeen

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        1.    Richard Bevan, Early Modern English Language: Post Doc Research Fellow, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Message 1: Early Modern English Language: Post Doc Research Fellow, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date: 23-Feb-2010
From: Richard Bevan <richardmediauniversalservices.co.uk>
Subject: Early Modern English Language: Post Doc Research Fellow, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Aberdeen
Department: School of Language and Literature
Job Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Early Modern English Language

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

School of Language and Literature
Research Fellow in Early Modern English Language
Language and Linguistic Evidence in the 1641 Depositions

In support of a major multidisciplinary Arts and Humanities Research
Council funded project Language and Linguistic Evidence in the 1641
Depositions, led by Dr. Barbara Fennell, we are seeking a Post-Doctoral
Research Fellow in Early Modern English Language. You will work with the
Principal Investigator (PI) and a team of other linguists, computer
specialists and historians to develop a rule-system for English in 1640s
Ireland which can be used to tag and analyze a digitized corpus of
quasi-legal documents. You will also be responsible for interpreting the
evidence yielded by the computational analysis regarding English variation
in Ireland, and be responsible with the PI for publishing the results in a
major peer-reviewed journal. You will be responsible with the PI for
publishing the results in a major peer-reviewed journal.

Salary will be paid at £29,853 per annum on the Grade 6 scale.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr. Barbara Fennell at the email address
below.

Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will
be required to fulfill the minimum points criteria to be granted a
Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa. As appropriate, at the time an
offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you
fulfill the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in
English. Please do not hesitate to contact Moira Falconer, HR Adviser, for
further information on this.

To apply online for this position visit www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs or
alternatively you may request an application pack by emailing your name and
contact details to jobsabdn.ac.uk or by telephoning our 24 hour answer
service on (01224) 272727 quoting the job reference number LAN018R.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is Monday 22 March 2010.

It is anticipated that the first interviews will be held in Aberdeen on 25
March 2010.

Promoting Diversity and Equal Opportunities throughout the University.

Application Deadline: 22-Mar-2010

Email Address for Applications: jobsabdn.ac.uk
Contact Information:
Dr. Barbara Fennell
Email: b.a.fennellabdn.ac.uk

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