LINGUIST List 25.5232

Tue Dec 30 2014

Jobs: General Linguistics; Pragmatics; Semantics: Lecturer, SOAS, University of London

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 22-Dec-2014
From: Irina Nikolaeva <>
Subject: General Linguistics; Pragmatics; Semantics: Lecturer, SOAS, University of London, London, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: SOAS, University of London
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: London, United Kingdom
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer in Linguistics and the Languages of China

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Pragmatics; Semantics


SOAS is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Linguistics and the Languages of China whose duties will be in teaching, research, and administration. Teaching duties will involve convening and teaching at the under- and postgraduate level, with contributions in teaching, course- and programme development to the existing BA and MA programmes in the Linguistics department, in particular to the BA Linguistics, MA Linguistics, MA Linguistics and Language, MA Applied Linguistics and Language Pedagogy, and MA Language Documentation and Description. A willingness to be involved in the development of a new portfolio of courses and degree programmes is vital.

Applicants should hold a PhD in Linguistics. Their research should focus on Chinese and/or other languages of China. Additional expertise in semantics and/or pragmatics/discourse studies is essential. Also required are the ability to supervise PhD students, a strong research background as evidenced by an excellent publication record, and a strong record of teaching experience. Excellent written and oral communication skills, an ability to work independently in an organised and methodical manner, and strong teamwork and interpersonal skills are also essential.

To apply for this vacancy or download a job description/further information, please visit

For informal inquiries please contact Prof. Irina Nikolaeva at the email address below.

Application Deadline: 30-Jan-2015

Web Address for Applications:,6954878671&key=9349446&c=782302475699&pagestamp=sevfittsgcbqobigpt
Contact Information:
Prof. Irina Nikolaeva

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