25.4179, Jobs: Syntax: Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London

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Subject: 25.4179, Jobs: Syntax: Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London

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Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:11:15
From: Hagit Borer [h.borer at qmul.ac.uk]
Subject: Syntax: Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London, London, United Kingdom

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University or Organization: Queen Mary University of London 
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: London, United Kingdom 
Web Address: http://linguistics.sllf.qmul.ac.uk/
Job Title: Lecturer in Formal Syntax
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Syntax 


Description:

The School of Languages, Linguistics, and Film at Queen Mary University of
London intends to appoint a Lecturer in Linguistics with a focus in Formal
Syntax.  The successful candidate will be expected to convene and teach
introductory and advanced modules in syntax at the undergraduate and the MA
level, and enrich the graduate and research life of the department by
incorporating his or her expertise into the Syntax and Semantics research
group.

The post is full-time and permanent, with an expected start date of 1
September 2015.  Starting salary will be in the range of £39,351 - £41,533 per
annum, inclusive of London Allowance.  Benefits include 30 days annual leave,
a defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan. 

Linguistics at QMUL

The Department of Linguistics at QMUL was ranked first among UK linguistics
departments in the last Research Assessment Exercise (2008). Present research
strengths of the department are within the area of syntax and semantics and
their interface; sociolinguistics, phonetics, and their interface; and
neurolinguistic/psycholinguistic perspectives on the above.  As well as a
popular MA programme, the department is home to a thriving and vibrant Ph.D.
student community.

Within the areas of syntax and semantics, the department boasts an extremely
strong research profile with 6 permanent members of the academic staff and a
dozen or so active teaching fellows, visitors, and syntax/semantics Ph.D.
students.  A full list of staff in the department and their research
interests, as well as any additional information about the department, can be
found on our website (above).  Details about the School of Languages,
Linguistics and Film can be found at www.sllf.qmul.ac.uk.

The appointment

The appointment will be made with a view to sustaining the department's strong
performance in research and teaching.  The successful candidate's research is
to be in formal syntax, where he or she would be able to provide evidence of
excellence in the form of research papers, either published or of publishable
quality.  Ideally, we are looking for a colleague whose interests will enhance
our present areas of research strength as described above.

To apply, please visit the Human Resources website (below) and search for
reference QMUL3530. Completed applications, including a CV and covering
statement must be submitted by 5 January 2015. Interviews will be held on
Wednesday 18 February 2015



Application Deadline: 05-Jan-2015 
	  
Web Address for Applications: http://www.jobs.qmul.ac.uk/5221 
Contact Information:
	Chair Hagit Borer 
	Email: h.borer at qmul.ac.uk 





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