Job Posting- University of Surrey

Dr Dunstan Brown d.brown at SURREY.AC.UK
Tue Apr 10 11:42:02 UTC 2001

University of Surrey

School of Language, Law and International Studies

Research Fellow - Surrey Morphology Group (Ref:  2863)

Salary: £16,775 - £18,731 per annum

Applications are invited for a research post in the Surrey Morphology Group within the School, for two years. The Group specialises in typology, particularly the application of formal and statistical approaches. This post is for an AHRB-funded project “The notion ‘possible word’ and its limits: a typology of suppletion”, directed by Professor Greville Corbett, Dr Dunstan Brown and Dr Andrew Hippisley. Professor Peter Lutzeier will also be associated with the project.

Candidates should have wide-ranging interests within linguistics. A good post-graduate degree in linguistics is highly desirable, and expertise in any of the following would be advantageous: Russian, typology, morphological theory.

The job will involve working with a corpus, collecting and analysing cross-linguistic data, maintaining a database, compiling a bibliography and contributing to joint papers.

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 and details of how to apply please contact  Miss RN Grimmer, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH. Telephone 01483 876205 (24 hours). Email: r.grimmer at  or download application documents from ‘Employment Opportunities’. Please quote Reference number 2863/rg, supply your postal address and where you saw the advertisement. Closing date for applications is 11 May 2001.

The University is committed to an Equal Opportunities Policy.

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