LINGUIST List 22.3257
Mon Aug 15 2011
Jobs: Psycholing; Semantics: Associate Lecturer, U of the Witwatersrand
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1. Andrew van der Spuy ,
Psycholinguistics; Semantics: Associate Lecturer, University of the Witwatersrand, Gauteng, South Africa
Message 1: Psycholinguistics; Semantics: Associate Lecturer, University of the Witwatersrand, Gauteng, South Africa
From: Andrew van der Spuy <andrew.vanderspuywits.ac.za>
Subject: Psycholinguistics; Semantics: Associate Lecturer, University of the Witwatersrand, Gauteng, South Africa
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University or Organization: University of the Witwatersrand
Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Web Address: http://www.wits.ac.za
Job Rank: Associate Lecturer
Specialty Areas: Psycholinguistics; Semantics
The Faculty of Humanities at the University of the Witwatersrand invitesapplications for the post of Associate Lecturer in Linguistics in the School ofLiterature and Language Studies. The department is looking for a youngenthusiastic scholar who is interested in making a positive and innovativecontribution to the discipline. The successful candidate should be a specialist inpsycholinguistics, with a research interest in semantics and will be involved inteaching, administration, curriculum development, and research, includingpostgraduate supervision at Honours and MA level.
The curriculum of the department concentrates on the formal disciplines oflinguistics - phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics with astrong emphasis on sociolinguistics. This is a three year developmental positionduring which time the successful applicant would be expected to complete aPhD.
Requirements: MA in Linguistics and a strong interest in carrying out research atdoctoral level. Applicants should have teaching experience and a promisingresearch record. Research interests in African languages and/or bilingualismwould be a recommendation.
To apply, submit a letter of application, a full curriculum vitae, certified copies ofqualifications and identity document as well as the names and contact details(including e-mail) of three referees.
Application Deadline: 25-Aug-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Mrs Pumla Ngcobo
Humanities Human Resources Office
University of the Witwatersrand
Private Bag 3
Wits, Gauteng 2050
Email Address for Applications: pumla.ngcobowits.ac.za
Dr Andrew van der Spuy
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