LINGUIST List 27.3070

Tue Jul 26 2016

Jobs: Multilingualism; Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics: Post Doc, Multilingualism and Mediated Communication, University of Oslo

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Date: 17-Jul-2016
From: Elizabeth Lanza <elizabeth.lanzailn.uio.no>
Subject: Multilingualism; Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics: Post Doc, Multilingualism and Mediated Communication, University of Oslo, Norway
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University or Organization: University of Oslo
Department: MultiLing Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan
Job Location: Oslo, Norway
Web Address: http://www.hf.uio.no/multiling/english/
Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Multilingualism and Mediated Communication

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics; Multilingualism


Description:

One Postdoctoral Research Fellowship and one Doctoral Research Fellowship are available at the Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan (MultiLing) at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, University of Oslo, starting November 2016, for three years. The fellowships are funded by the University of Oslo’s investment in developing world-leading research communities and are part of one of MultiLing’s new research projects, “Multilingualism and mediated communication”.

MultiLing is a Center of Excellence funded by the Research Council of Norway and opened on June 1, 2013. It aims to generate scientific knowledge on multilingualism across the lifespan, related to three themes: Individual multilingual competence, multilingual language practices, and management of multilingualism in society (for more information, see http://www.hf.uio.no/multiling/). The above-mentioned research project is part of MultiLing’s research theme “Multilingual Language Practices”.

Applicants are expected to present an independent research project proposal within one of the two following research areas:

- Media and linguistic repertoires in multilingual families
- Multilingualism in digital interaction

We seek strongly motivated, competent and internationally oriented candidates, with high-ranking academic qualifications in the relevant area of research.

For postdoctoral fellowships, the doctoral dissertation must have been submitted for evaluation within the application deadline in order for the application to be considered for the fellowship.

More information about the position can be found on the application URL below.

Application Deadline: 01-Sep-2016

Web Address for Applications: https://uio.easycruit.com/vacancy/1646733/99933?iso=no
Contact Information:
Professor Elizabeth Lanza
Email: elizabeth.lanzailn.uio.no

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