23.2052, Jobs: English; Lexicography: Post Doc, U of Oxford

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Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2012 11:37:04
From: Katy Routh [katy.routh at ell.ox.ac.uk]
Subject: English; Lexicography: Post Doc, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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University or Organization: University of Oxford 
Department: English Faculty
Job Location: Oxford, United Kingdom 
Web Address: http://www.english.ox.ac.uk
Job Rank: Post Doc  

Specialty Areas: Lexicography 

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The Faculty of English Language and Literature at the University of 
Oxford is looking for a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (vacancy ID 
102775) who will pursue a research project in English Language 
Lexicography (i.e. the academic study of dictionary-making - the 
practice, its products, their histories and their relationship to their 
cultural contexts) under the mentorship of Charlotte Brewer. The 
proposed research project may be in any topic in English Language 
Lexicography, but applications are particularly encouraged in areas 
relating to the OED, in dictionaries of current English, and in related 
areas of language technology such as language corpora.

The Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in English Language Lexicography 
-  Take up appointment between 1 September 2012 and 1 January 
-  Receive a salary in the range (as at 1 January 2012) of £29,099 - 
-  Be able to develop expertise in both research and teaching; 
-  Have an academic mentor as well as a personalized career and 
professional development package, including the opportunity to 
undertake the University's postgraduate diploma in learning and 
-  Have associate membership of Hertford College with full Senior 
Common Room rights. 

Responsibilities and Duties:
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships are designed to give their holders 
supported experience in a broad range of academic duties; as such, 
it will also be expected that the postholder will teach for an average 
of 2-3 hours per week. A full range of professional and career 
development support will also be provided.

Selection Criteria:
To be eligible for the Mellon Fellowship scheme, candidates will: 
-  At the time of taking up the appointment, hold a master's degree 
and either have completed a PhD or for candidates in national 
education systems where the PhD does not apply, be a candidate for 
the appropriate doctoral examination; 
-  Be at an early stage of an academic career, and if holding a 
doctorate have completed it no longer than in the previous four years 
from 1 October 2012 (excluding justified career breaks);  
-  Be aspiring to a substantive academic appointment and have 
career development needs which could reasonably be met by the 
-  Normally have at least one peer-reviewed publication either 
published or in press.  Candidates who already hold a permanent 
academic appointment will not be considered. 

How to Apply:
If you consider that you meet the selection criteria, go to the 
application URL below and search for the vacancy ID 102775, click 
on the job posting and then the Apply Now button on the Job Details 
page. Follow the on-screen instructions to register as a user. You will 
then be required to complete a number of screens with your 
application details, relating to your skills and experience.  When 
prompted, please provide details of two referees, at least one of 
whom should be from outside Oxford University. Please ask your 
referees to send references to english.office at ell.ox.ac.uk before the 
application deadline.  

All applications must be received by midday on 23 May 2012.

For further information about the job posting, view the PDF for 
vacancy ID 102775 at the application URL below.

Application Deadline: 23-May-2012 
Email Address for Applications: english.office at ell.ox.ac.uk 
Web Address for Applications: http://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk 
Contact Information:
	Katy Routh 
	Email: katy.routh at ell.ox.ac.uk 

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