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
Date: 15-Aug-2011
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 Department: Linguistics Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa Web Address: http://www.wits.ac.za
Job Rank: Associate Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Psycholinguistics; Semantics


Description:

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 South Africa Email Address for Applications: pumla.ngcobowits.ac.za Contact Information:
Dr Andrew van der Spuy Email: andrew.vanderspuywits.ac.za

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