LINGUIST List 24.1663

Sat Apr 13 2013

Jobs: Anthropological Ling; Disc Analysis; Socioling: Post Doc, University of the Witwatersrand

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Date: 11-Apr-2013
From: Tommaso Milani Milani <>
Subject: Anthropological Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics: Post Doc, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
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University or Organization: University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg Job Location: Johannesburg, South Africa Web Address:
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Anthropological Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics; Semiotic Landscapes; Cultural Geography; Urban Studies


Postdoctoral research fellowship is available as part of an exciting research project on the topic of "Gender, Sexuality and the Semiotics of Public Spaces in Johannesburg". The position will be for two years, with renewal after one year based on performance and progress.

Minimum Requirements:
- PhD obtained within the last 5 years
- Specialization in one or several of the following fields: sociolinguistics,(critical) discourse analysis, semiotic landscapes, gender and sexuality studies, cultural geography, urban studies.

Experience with the following would be advantageous:
- Ethnographic methods

Duties and Expectations:
- Undertake focused and high quality research
- Undertake other academic activities such as co-supervision of post-graduate students and organization of small workshops and seminars.

Please send a cover letter, a detailed CV, and sample of your writing (e.g. journal article, book chapter, or section of PhD thesis) to professor Tomasso Milani.

Application Deadline: 03-May-2013 Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Associate Professor Tommaso Milani Milani Email:

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