LINGUIST List 30.4163

Mon Nov 04 2019

Support: Germanic; Romance; Slavic Subgroup; General Linguistics: Open, University of Sheffield

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 25-Oct-2019
From: Neil Bermel <>
Subject: Germanic; Romance; Slavic Subgroup; General Linguistics: Open, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Department: School of Languages and Cultures
Web Address:

Level: Open

Institution/Organization: University of Sheffield

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

                            Slavic Subgroup


The School of Languages and Cultures at the University of Sheffield invites outstanding postdoctoral candidates to apply for the 2020 round of the Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship scheme.

Our School has a thriving research community of academic staff and postgraduate students. We engage in research which spans a wide range of languages (Catalan, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Luxembourgish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish), geographical regions (Europe, the Americas, Africa) and disciplinary and thematic specialisms. To find out more about our particular interests within linguistics, please visit

The School is housed within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, which comprises four departments and two schools: Archaeology, History, Philosophy, Music, the School of English and the School of Languages and Cultures.

We would be delighted to hear from postdoctoral candidates working in relevant subject areas who are considering applying to the scheme, and will offer support and feedback in preparing the final application. Initial enquiries can be directed to our Director of Research, Professor Neil Bermel ( who can put you in touch with staff closest to your research interests.

The deadline for receipt of expressions of interest forms and CVs is Friday 6th December 2019. Expressions of interest submitted after this date cannot be considered. Candidates selected must be willing to commit to applying with the University of Sheffield.

If you are interested in applying, you must first check that you meet the Leverhulme Trust's eligibility criteria. Details of the Early Career Fellowship scheme and eligibility criteria can be found here:

Applications Deadline: 06-Dec-2019

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Prof. Neil Bermel
        School of Languages and Cultures
        1 Upper Hanover Street, University of Sheffield
        Sheffield South Yorkshire S3 7RA
        United Kingdom

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
        Prof. Neil Bermel
        Phone:+44 114 222 7405

Page Updated: 04-Nov-2019