[EDLING:1668] Job: Welsh & Bilingualism: Researcher, University of Wales, Bangor

Francis M Hult fmhult at DOLPHIN.UPENN.EDU
Mon Jun 19 18:21:43 UTC 2006

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> Welsh & Bilingualism: Researcher, University of Wales, Bangor
>  University of Wales, Bangor Linguistics and English Language Researcher
> Specialty Areas: Bilingualism Required Language(s): Welsh (cym)
> RCUK Academic Fellow
> (Project on Welsh-English code-switching)
> Starting salary: L20,044 - L24,352 (on R&A Grade 1A) p.a.
> An RCUK Fellowship in Bilingualism has been awarded to the University of
> Wales, Bangor, to be attached initially to a project funded by the Arts
> and Humanities Research Council on code-switching and convergence in
> Welsh.  This project is being conducted by Professor Margaret Deuchar of
> the Department of Linguistics and English Language from 2005-10. The
> Fellow's main duties will be to participate in the AHRC-funded research
> project on code-switching in Welsh as a research officer, assisting as
> appropriate with data collection, transcription and analysis as well as
> providing creative input at a theoretical level. In addition it is hoped
> that the Fellow will contribute to research output and grant capture in
> bilingualism in general in the context of the department's and
> university's research strategy.
> He/she will also be asked to participate in departmental teaching to a
> gradually increasing extent over the five-year period and to engage in
> outreach work in schools. The Fellowship is a good opportunity for the
> Fellow to develop their own research career in a way that will facilitate
> entry into a permanent academic position. Candidates should have a PhD in
> Linguistics or a related field, preferably one or more publications, and
> should be ambitious and highly motivated researchers. Knowledge of Welsh
> or willingness to learn it is desirable, as is the ability to provide
> theoretical input to the project. The successful candidate will be
> expected to start 1st October, 2006 and the post is for a period of 5
> years, with the likelihood of a permanent post following.
> Application forms and further particulars should be obtained by contacting
> Human Resources, University of Wales, Bangor; tel: (01248) 382926/388132;
> e-mail: personnelbangor.ac.uk. Applications may be submitted online.
> Please quote reference number 06-5/202 when applying. Closing date for
> applications: Tuesday 20th June, 2006.
> Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Dr Margaret Deuchar.

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