LINGUIST List 22.4679

Wed Nov 23 2011

Jobs: English Language; History of English: Lecturer, U of Manchester

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        1.     David Denison , English Language; History of English: Lecturer, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Message 1: English Language; History of English: Lecturer, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Date: 23-Nov-2011
From: David Denison <>
Subject: English Language; History of English: Lecturer, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Manchester Department: School of Languages Job Location: Manchester, United Kingdom Web Address:
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: History of Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The University of ManchesterFaculty of HumanitiesSchool of Languages, Linguistics and CulturesLinguistics and English Language

Lectureship in English Language/History of English£32,751 - £45,336 per annumFixed-termRef: HUM-00401

Applications are invited for the above post, available from 1 February 2012 -31 January 2017.

The School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures contains one of the UK'slargest concentrations of high-quality research and teaching in languages andlinguistics. Within it, the discipline area of Linguistics and English Languageis seeking to fill the position of Lecturer in English Language on a fixed-termbasis, replacing Dr Nuria Yáñez-Bouza during a period of research leave.Candidates with a research specialism in the History of English areencouraged to apply.

You will have proven ability and potential in research, with a developingrecord of publications in the area named above. You will be expected tocontribute to research activities within their area of expertise, generatescholarly publications, submit research grant applications and participate inresearch supervision at PGT and PGR level.

The appointment will be specifically in the area currently covered by Dr NuriaYáñez-Bouza, so will be expected to teach such course units as HistoricalLinguistics, History of English, Middle English, Introduction to EnglishGrammar, World Englishes and Attitudes to Language (i.e. the history ofgrammar-writing and prescriptive attitudes to English), at both UG and PGTlevel. The ability to be involved in the delivery of study skills sessions and toteach in the area of corpus linguistics will be an advantage.

You must be able to collaborate closely with colleagues in the delivery ofteaching and learning, be willing to take a share of responsibilities for studentprogress and academic management, and be eager to make a fullcommitment to our ideals of collegiality and academic integrity at all levels ofactivity.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor David Denison, or +44 (0)161 275 8838 quoting thereference number.

Closing date: 2 December 2011.

Interviews are provisionally scheduled for Monday 12 December 2011.

The University will actively foster a culture of inclusion and diversity and willseek to achieve true equality of opportunity for all members of its community.

Application Deadline: 02-Dec-2011 Email Address for Applications: Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
David Denison Email: Phone: 0044 161 275 8838

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