LINGUIST List 32.1448

Mon Apr 26 2021

Jobs: Semantics: Asst/Assoc Professor, University of Edinburgh

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 26-Apr-2021
From: Alice Turk <>
Subject: Semantics: Asst/Assoc Professor, University of Edinburgh, UK
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University or Organization: University of Edinburgh
Department: Linguistics & English Language
Job Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Semantics

Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Semantics


The University seeks to appoint an open-ended, full time Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Semantics, within the department of Linguistics and English Language, School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences.

The post holder will contribute high quality research, teaching and academic citizenship.

The successful candidate will contribute original research, high quality teaching, public impact, and leadership in an area of Semantics. The post includes teaching at all levels of the curriculum in Semantics (including formal semantics), contributing to our thriving undergraduate and MSc programmes, and supervising PhD students. The successful candidate will be expected to have an excellent publication record for their career stage, and to demonstrate potential for attracting external grant funding: the potential to make a significant contribution to the research culture of the School is essential.

We particularly encourage candidates who will add to our existing strengths, and who will foster connections with colleagues in other (sub-)disciplines within Linguistics & English Language, the School of Philosophy, Psychology, and Language Sciences, and/or Informatics.

There is an opportunity for appointment at senior lecturer level, for which the post holders will be expected to have demonstrated leadership experience and to contribute actively to the management of the Subject Area.

Application Deadline: 31-May-2021

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof. Alice Turk

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