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Senior Research Fellow in Linguistics

All Souls College

The College seeks to invest further in Linguistics by electing a Senior Research Fellow in Linguistics in 2020. This is the first time that the College has advertised a vacancy specifically devoted to Linguistics. The vacancy is open to any area of the discipline.

Some existing Fellows have interests which overlap with or border on different areas of Linguistics. Some are philosophers: Senior Research Fellows Susanne Bobzien and Ian Rumfitt (both of whose interests include the philosophy of language) and two Fellows interested in the philosophy of language, semantics, and pragmatics (Fifty-Pound Fellow Daniel Rothschild and Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Matthew Mandelkern). Some of the College’s classicists also work on areas that overlap with or border on Linguistics: Emeritus Fellow James Adams works on the linguistic history of varieties of Latin; Fifty-Pound Fellow Alex Mullen’s work includes sociolinguistics; Senior Research Fellow Lucia Prauscello’s interests include philology. Diwakar Acharya, Spalding Professor of Eastern Religions and Ethics, is a specialist of Sanskrit and other old Indic languages. Cecilia Heyes, a Senior Research Fellow in Theoretical Life Sciences, works on topics relevant to the evolution of language. Among the College’s anthropologists, Emeritus Fellow David Parkin studies sociolinguistic diversity. Among the College’s Modern Linguists, Senior Research Fellow Neil Kenny has worked on the use of tense-aspect forms. Other Fellows whose work involves direct engagement with linguistic questions can be found on the ‘Classical Studies’, ‘History’, ‘Literature’, ‘Oriental Studies’, and ‘Social Anthropology’ pages.

Further details can be found here.

 


 

Two fixed-term Departmental Lecturerships in Phonetics and Phonology

These posts are to cover the Faculty’s teaching needs during research leave to be taken by Professor John Coleman (post 1) and Dr Elinor Payne (post 2):

 

1) Departmental Lecturership in Phonetics and Phonology

Vacancy ID: 150148
Grade 7: £32,817 to £40,322 p.a.

The Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics is seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Phonetics and Phonology to assume teaching, examining and research responsibilities for three years in the area of Phonetics and Phonology.

This is a three-year fixed-term post from 1 October 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.

 

2) Departmental Lecturer in Phonetics and Phonology (Part-time)

Vacancy ID: 150149
Grade 7: £32,817 to £40,322 p.a. (pro rata)

The Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics is seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Phonetics and Phonology to assume teaching, examining and research responsibilities for six months in the area of Phonetics and Phonology.

This is a part-time (0.75 FTE) fixed-term post (6 months) from 1 October 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.

For both posts, qualified candidates will hold, or be close to completion of, a PhD/DPhil in a relevant area of Phonology and Phonetics, and will have a research record appropriate to the stage of your career along with aptitude for, and experience of, teaching. A willingness and ability to take on some administrative tasks is a requirement, as is a readiness to collaborate.

The duties and skills required are described in more detail in the further particulars, which may be obtained from the links below.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon (GMT) on 28 May 2021. It is expected that the interviews will be held in mid or late June.

For further details about these posts and to submit applications, go to jobs.ox.ac.uk/ and search for Academic appointments in Linguistics Philology & Phonetics

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