LINGUIST List 22.4778

Wed Nov 30 2011

Jobs: Modified: English Ling: Asst Prof, The University of Manchester

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        1.     John Payne , Modified: English Linguistics: Assistant Professor, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Message 1: Modified: English Linguistics: Assistant Professor, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Date: 25-Nov-2011
From: John Payne <>
Subject: Modified: English Linguistics: Assistant Professor, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: The University of Manchester Department: Linguistics & English Language Job Location: Manchester, United Kingdom Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; English Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


**Please note additional application instructions

Closing date: 13/01/2012Faculty / Organisational unit: HumanitiesSchool / Directorate: School of Languages, Linguistics & CulturesSalary: £32,751 to £45,336Reference: HUM-00432Applications are invited for the above posts available from 1 September2012

The School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures contains one of theUK's largest concentrations of high-quality research and teaching inlanguages and linguistics. Within it, the department of Linguistics andEnglish Language is seeking to fill three permanent Lectureships(=Assistant Professorships) in English Linguistics. The lectureships areopen-ended positions, subject to the satisfactory completion of aprobationary period. Candidates with a research specialism in any area ofEnglish Linguistics are encouraged to apply. A specialism in historicallinguistics, child language acquisition, psycholinguistics, or corpus-basedand quantitative methods of data analysis may be an advantage.

The successful candidates will have a doctorate, completed or near tocompletion, in the area of English Language/Linguistics or Linguistics,together with a developing record of high-quality publications and a provenability to contribute to a scholarly environment of international researchexcellence. The post-holders will be expected to contribute to researchactivities within their area of expertise, generate scholarly publications,submit research grant applications and participate in research supervisionat PGT and PGR level.

The appointed candidates will have a strong commitment to high-quality,research-led teaching and will have some experience of teaching. Thepost-holders will be expected to contribute to teaching at bothundergraduate and postgraduate level, and an ability to teach course unitsin areas of Linguistics beyond their research specialisms is desirable. Thesuccessful candidates must be able to collaborate closely with colleaguesin the delivery of teaching and learning, be willing to take a share ofresponsibilities for student progress and academic management, and beeager to make a full commitment to our ideals of collegiality and academicintegrity at all levels of activity.

URL for additional information:

Application Instructions:

In addition to your application via our online recruitment system (seeapplication URL), your CV, research statement, teaching statement, andoptionally a cover letter and writing samples should be sent by attachmentin pdf format to the following address:

Please indicate in your email whether you are applying to the position inGeneral Linguistics, the positions in English Linguistics, or both.

Also, please note that the online recruitment system requires you to submita CV but does not allow pdf. The committee reviewing applications will onlylook at the CV you submit to the above email address, so if yours is notavailable in one of the appropriate formats, simply create an empty file inone of the appropriate formats and upload the empty file in order to satisfythe system.

Application Deadline: 13-Jan-2012 Email Address for Applications: Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor John Payne Email:

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