LINGUIST List 24.1275

Thu Mar 14 2013

Jobs: Azeri; Applied Lings; Lang Documentation: Research Assoc, University of Cambridge

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <>

Date: 14-Mar-2013
From: Geoffrey Khan <>
Subject: Azeri; Applied Linguistics; Language Documentation: Research Associate, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Cambridge Job Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom Web Address:
Job Rank: Research Associate

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Documentation; Dialectology, Language Contact

Required Language(s): Azerbaijani, South (azb)


The University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint a short term Research Associate in Azeri, in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies, from the 1st October 2013 until 30th September 2017, if the appointee passes an initial probation period successfully.

The appointed Research Associate will be required to undertake research, supervise research students and hold language classes in Azeri. The holder of the post should hold a a Ph.D. degree concerning the Azeri language or other closely related Turkic languages and have research publications. The appointment will be within the framework of a research project directed by Professor Geoffrey Khan on Azeri and its impact on other languages. The appointee will be expected to conduct his/her own specialist research on Azeri and teach Azeri to students. He/she will also be expected to contribute to Professor Khan’s project on language contact. Preference will be given to specialists in Azeri dialectology, though scholars specializing in other fields of Azeri language studies are encouraged to apply.

For further details see at the application website address below.

Application Deadline: 26-Apr-2013 Mailing Address for Applications:
Mrs Mary Howe Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Sidgwick Avenue Cambridge CB3 9DA United Kingdom Email Address for Applications: Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Geoffrey Khan Email:

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