LINGUIST List 30.4519
Fri Nov 29 2019
Jobs: Forensic Linguistics: Post Doc, Aston University
Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <beccalinguistlist.org>
Tim Grant <t.d.grant
Forensic Linguistics: Post Doc, Aston University, Birmingham, UK E-mail this message to a friend
University or Organization: Aston University
Department: Institute for Forensic Linguistics
Job Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Web Address: https://tinyurl.com/tu4kt42
Job Title: Postdoctoral Researchers in Forensic Linguistics (2 posts)
Job Rank: Post Doc
Specialty Areas: Forensic Linguistics
Postdoctoral Researchers in Forensic Linguistics (2 posts)
Aston Institute for Forensic Linguistics
Salary: £33,797 to £49,553
Grade: 8 to 9
Contract Type: Fixed Term for 3 years (appointments to finish end of December 2022)
Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 15 December 2019
Interview Date: To be confirmed
As part of a £6M transformation of the Centre for Forensic Linguistics at Aston University, into a Research Institute we are recruiting researchers in linguistics with an interest in applying their language analysis skills across a breadth of forensic texts and contexts.
We are looking to appoint linguistic researchers with or without forensic linguistic experience but with excellent language analysis skills, who can make a significant contribution to projects on written legal texts.
In addition to working on Institute projects researchers will be given 0.4 FTE to develop and deliver their own research project within the first two years of the post. Appointment will be in part on the basis of your project proposal and we are particularly interested in receiving proposals examining legal drafting and plain language issues and the interpretation of legal texts using linguistic methods.
All posts require a doctorate in a relevant discipline.
Please contact Professor Tim Grant at the contact information below with any queries about the roles.
Please visit our website at the application link provided below for further information and to apply online.
Aston University is committed to disability equality and is a Positive about Disabled People Symbol User.
Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2019
Web Address for Applications: https://jobs.aston.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=R190521
Page Updated: 29-Nov-2019