Job posting - Agreement Project University of Surrey

Dunstan Brown d.brown at SURREY.AC.UK
Wed Jun 28 10:49:02 UTC 2000

University of Surrey

School of Language, Law and International Studies

Research Fellow in the Surrey Morphology Group   (Ref:  2517)

Salary: 16,286 pounds - 18,185 pounds per annum

Applications are invited for a two-year post in the Surrey Morphology Group
within the School.  The Group specialises in typology, particularly the
application of formal and statistical approaches.  This post is for an
ESRC-funded project "Agreement: an investigation into the distribution of
information", directed by Professor Greville Corbett and Dr Dunstan Brown,
assisted by Dr Andrew Hippisley.

Candidates should have wide-ranging interests within linguistics.  A good
post-graduate degree in linguistics is highly desirable, and an interest in
any of the following would be advantageous: typology, morphological theory
(particularly syncretism and suppletion), syntactic theory, Russian, other

The job will involve collecting and analysing cross-linguistic data,
maintaining a database, compiling a bibliography, contributing to joint
papers and organising a dissemination conference.

Details of the Surrey Morphology Group can be found at:

Informal enquiries may be made to Dunstan Brown (d.brown at

For an application pack, please contact  Mrs AR Fleming by telephone on
01483 873846 (24 hours), or by e-mail at a.fleming at or at the
University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH.  Please supply your postal
address and the reference number  2517/AF.  Please do not submit any
documentation until you have received this pack. The closing date for
written applications is Monday 14th August 2000.  It is intended to
interview shortlisted candidates on Tuesday 29th August 2000.

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