LINGUIST List 24.2333

Thu Jun 06 2013

Jobs: Danish; General Ling: Lecturer, University of Kent

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Date: 06-Jun-2013
From: Amalia Arvaniti <>
Subject: Danish; General Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of KentDepartment: School of European Culture and LanguagesJob Location: Canterbury, Kent, United KingdomWeb Address: Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Danish (dan)


The School of European Culture and Languages is seeking to appoint a Lecturerin Danish Language, Linguistics and Culture, with a research specialization inlinguistics. Specialization within linguistics is open but preference will begiven to candidates whose expertise complements and strengthens the currentlinguistics research clusters in experimental and formal linguistics(particularly phonetics and laboratory phonology, syntax and pragmatics),sociolinguistics and literary stylistics. The ideal candidate is expected tobe a native Danish speaker and to have research experience and publicationscommensurate with the stage in their career. He or she should possessversatility in teaching and will be expected to teach Danish at all levels, toteach linguistics in the B.A. and M.A. programmes, to promote Danish cultureand Scandinavian Studies, to provide graduate supervision, and to contributeto administration.

The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent in a relevantdiscipline with a research specialisation in linguistics, as well as auniversity degree corresponding to a British Master’s or a Danish cand. mag.,preferably in Danish. Evidence of excellent research activity is required andteaching experience is desirable. The successful candidate should be able totake up the post on 1st September 2013.

Please refer to the job description in the application link for the fullperson specification and to apply for the post.

Start date for applications: 23 May 2013Closing date for applications: 17 June 2013, 12:00 pmInterviews are to be held: 28 June 2013REF: HUM0419Contract Type: 3 years fixed term (with the possibility of a three-yearrenewal)Salary: £31331 - £44607 per annum

For further information regarding the post please contact Prof. AmaliaArvaniti. For further information regarding the application process pleasecontact Cassy Fry (

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