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Senior Research Associate in Corpus Linguistics

Sociology
Salary:   £31,331 to £36,298
Closing Date:   Tuesday 23 April 2013
Interview Date:   Thursday 30 May 2013
Reference:  A689

The Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science, funded by the ESRC, is seeking to appoint to an 18 month research position to work on ‘discourses of climate change’.
You must have relevant research experience in corpus linguistics and an ability to engage with research within environmental sociology.

You will pursue research on developing existing and new approaches to the use of corpus linguistics within the social sciences, in particular with discourses around climate change and energy within the UK and Brazil. A knowledge of English and Portuguese is essential.

You will join an interdisciplinary team of internationally renowned researchers within the Departments of Linguistics and English Language and Sociology. This project is supervised by Prof John Urry within the overall Centre.  You will be offered excellent career progression opportunities through the ESRC Centre.

This post is likely to commence on 1 July 2013.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Tony McEnery, a.mcenery@lancaster.ac.uk.

Further information on the Sociology Department can be found at: http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/sociology/index.php

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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