LINGUIST List 23.2733

Thu Jun 14 2012

Jobs: Semantics: Visiting Asst Prof, The U of Manchester

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Date: 14-Jun-2012
From: Delia Bentley <>
Subject: Semantics: Visiting Assistant Professor, The University of Manchester, 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: Semantics


Reference : HUM-01277Salary : £32,901 to £35,938Employment type : Fixed TermDuration : 10 months

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 Department of Linguistics and English Language isseeking to fill the full-time fixed-term position of Lecturer in Linguistics (akinto a visiting assistant professorship). Candidates with a research specialismin semantics are encouraged to apply.

You will have a doctorate, completed or near to completion, in the area ofsemantics, together with a developing record of high-quality publications anda proven ability to contribute to a scholarly environment of internationalresearch excellence. You will be expected to contribute to teachingsemantics, as well as introductory pragmatics and morphology course units,at undergraduate level. You will also contribute to research activities withinyour area of expertise.

You must be willing to take a share of responsibilities for student progressand academic management, and be eager to make a full commitment to ourideals of collegiality and academic integrity at all levels of activity.

Interviews are provisionally scheduled for July 2012.

Please send any enquiries to Dr Delia Bentley at the email address listedbelow.

The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomesapplications from all sections of the community.

Application Deadline: 06-Jul-2012 Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Delia Bentley Email:

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