Reading ads (fwd)

David Lightfoot dlight at
Mon Jan 24 16:29:46 UTC 2000

The Department of Linguistic Science, University of Reading, U.K., is
seeking to fill the following posts:

             Lectureship in Language Pathology
The person appointed must have a higher degree, good teaching skills and
be able to contribute to the department's research profile. A clinical
qualification in speech and language therapy is essential. Applicants
with an interest in paediatric speech and language disorders and a
commitment to high quality clinical teaching will be especially
welcome. The appointment will be made on the Lecturer B scale according to
experience and qualification. Closing date for applications:  28th
February.  Post ref: AC0003

      Lectureships in Language Acquisition and in Language Change
Following the appointment of Professor David Lightfoot to the Chair of
Linguistic Science, two new Lecturer posts have been created. In both
cases, applicants should be interested in grammatical theory. The
Language Acquisition post will be filled by someone experimenting
with the language of young children. The Language Change post will be
filled by somebody investigating language change and variation in the
context of current grammatical theory. Both posts will in the first
instance be for a fixed term of three years. Applicants should have
experience of research and teaching in these areas, a PhD in a relevant
field, and publications likely to enhance the department's research
profile.  Applicants should send a cv, a sample of their work, and arrange
to have three letters of reference sent.  Closing date for applications is
21 Feb 2000.  The language acquisition post will be on lectureship
A/B; reference is AC0004a.  The language change post will be lectureship
A; reference is AC0004b.

Further information about the department can be found at

For further particulars and application form, please contact the Personnel
Office, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading RG6
6AH. Telephone: 0118 931 6771.  e-mail personnel at

For any other enquiries, please contact the Head of Department, Professor
Peter Roach,  email:  p.j.roach at

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