LINGUIST List 22.1684

Fri Apr 15 2011

Jobs: Sociolinguistics: Chair/Professor, University of York

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Message 1: Sociolinguistics: Chair/Professor, University of York, United Kingdom
Date: 15-Apr-2011
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Subject: Sociolinguistics: Chair/Professor, University of York, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of York Department: Language and Linguistic Science Job Location: York, United Kingdom Web Address:
Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics


University of YorkDepartment of Language & LinguisticsChair in Sociolinguistics/Language Variation and Change

The University of York is consistently ranked in the top ten universitiesin the UK and in the top 100 universities in the world. Virtually all ourresearch is internationally recognised and we attracted over £200 millionof funding last year.

The Department of Language and Linguistic Science is seeking to appoint aProfessor in Sociolinguistics/Language Variation and Change (LVC). The postis available from January 2012.

The appointment is integral to a strategic expansion of the Departmentfollowing its excellent performance in the Research Assessment Exercise2008. The successful candidate will be an internationally renownedspecialist with an outstanding publication record in any area ofsociolinguistics/LVC, and will be expected to provide leadership inresearch supervision, management and administration and the acquisition ofresearch funding. Applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to thepromotion of teaching and learning amongst undergraduate and postgraduatestudents.

Salary will be commensurate with experience on the professorial scale.

Closing date: 20th May 2011

Interviews will be held on 1st July 2011

For further information and to apply on-line, please visit the applicationURL below. Alternatively contact HR Services on 01904 324835 quotingreference number UoY01195.

The University of York is committed to promoting equality and diversity.

Application Deadline: 20-May-2011 Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
HR Services Email: Phone: +44 01904 324835
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