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Lecturer in Chinese Linguistics

Linguistics & English Language
Salary:   £31,798 to £44,016
Closing Date:   Thursday 15 December 2011
Interview Date:   Thursday 02 February 2012
Reference:  A311

You will have A PhD (or award within 12 months) and relevant research experience in the broad field of Chinese linguistics (i.e. including theoretical/descriptive and applied linguistics) or a closely related field (e.g. language typology, translation studies, cross-cultural pragmatics involving Chinese). You will join internationally known researchers and teachers in such related fields as Corpus Linguistics, English Language study, Discourse Studies, Sociolinguistics, Cognitive Linguistics, Phonology, Language Testing, Literacy Research, Second Language Acquisition, and Language Teaching and Learning.

You will pursue research and publication at a level appropriate for submission to the Research Excellence Framework in 2013 and will be expected to supervise MA and PhD students.  You will teach on UG and MA modules in Chinese Language and Culture, Chinese linguistics, and other areas of Linguistics, depending on your specific expertise. You may also need to travel occasionally for delivery of short distance courses. 
Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Elena Semino, Head of Department,

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