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 LiteratureResearch Fellow in Early Modern English LanguageLanguage and Linguistic Evidence in the 1641 Depositions

In support of a major multidisciplinary Arts and Humanities ResearchCouncil funded project Language and Linguistic Evidence in the 1641Depositions, led by Dr. Barbara Fennell, we are seeking a Post-DoctoralResearch Fellow in Early Modern English Language. You will work with thePrincipal Investigator (PI) and a team of other linguists, computerspecialists and historians to develop a rule-system for English in 1640sIreland which can be used to tag and analyze a digitized corpus ofquasi-legal documents. You will also be responsible for interpreting theevidence yielded by the computational analysis regarding English variationin Ireland, and be responsible with the PI for publishing the results in amajor peer-reviewed journal. You will be responsible with the PI forpublishing 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 addressbelow.

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

To apply online for this position visit www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs oralternatively you may request an application pack by emailing your name andcontact details to jobsabdn.ac.uk or by telephoning our 24 hour answerservice 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 25March 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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