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LINGUIST List 22.2887

Thu Jul 14 2011

Jobs: Historical Ling: Temporary Lectureship, University of Cambridge

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        1.     Kasia Jaszczolt , Historical Linguistics; History and Varieties of English: Temporary Lectureship, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Message 1: Historical Linguistics; History and Varieties of English: Temporary Lectureship, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Date: 14-Jul-2011
From: Kasia Jaszczolt <kmj21cam.ac.uk>
Subject: Historical Linguistics; History and Varieties of English: Temporary Lectureship, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Cambridge
Department: Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
Job Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.mml.cam.ac.uk/ling
Job Rank: Temporary Lectureship

Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics; History and Varieties of English


Description:

The Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics at the University of
Cambridge is seeking to appoint a full-time, temporary University Lecturer
in Historical Linguistics for 9 months from 1 October 2011. The post-holder
will be expected to contribute to the teaching and examining of undergraduate
courses in the Linguistics Tripos and postgraduate courses in the M.Phil in
Linguistics, in particular in the area of historical linguistics and the
history and varieties of English. Other duties will include, if requested,
supervising M.Phil. students and contributing to the administration of the
Department's activities.

Candidates will normally hold a PhD in a relevant field and will have a record
of (or clearly demonstrate the potential for) outstanding research in
historical linguistics. Further information about the post can be found at:
http://www.mml.cam.ac.uk/jobs/linglec_fps.pdf. Applications should include a
covering letter, curriculum vitae including a list of publications, and a
completed form CHRIS/6 (Parts 1 and 3 only, available from:
http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/hr/forms/chris6/), including the names and
contact details of two referees. Applications should also include, in print
or in electronic form, ONE article- or chapter-length research publication,
whether extant or forthcoming. Applications should be sent to the application
address or application email address below. Please ask your referees to
write to the address or email above by the closing date. Please quote
vacancy no. GJ08455 in your application.

Further information about the Department of Linguistics (from 1 August:
Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics) at Cambridge can be found
at: http://www.mml.cam.ac.uk/ling/index.html. You are welcome to seek
further information by contacting Professor Kasia Jaszczolt, Head of
Department, e-mail: kmj21cam.ac.uk (until 31 July) and Dr Henriette
Hendriks, Head of Department from 1 August, email: hpjmh2cam.ac.uk.

Due to limitations of funds, salary for this pensionable post will be at
the first spine point of the Lecturer scale. The appointment is subject to the
satisfactory completion of a probationary period of three months.

Closing date: 4pm 19 August 2011. Interviews: week beginning 5 September 2011.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are
eligible to live and work in the UK.

Application Deadline: 19-Aug-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
The Secretary, Appointments Committee
Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge CB3 9DA
United Kingdom
Email Address for Applications: jobsmml.cam.ac.uk
Contact Information:
Prof Kasia Jaszczolt
Email: kmj21cam.ac.uk


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