Research Assistant, Sociolinguistics/Language Variation and Change

Sali Tagliamonte st17 at YORK.AC.UK
Tue Sep 7 12:09:39 UTC 1999


Applications are invited for a position as a Research Assistant in the
Department of Language and Linguistic Science at the University of York in
York, England, for work on a project funded by the Economic and Social Science
Research Council of Great Britain (ESRC).  The project is entitled:
"Grammatical Variation and Change in British English: Perspectives from York."

The position is available for 24 months from appointment, which is likely to
be on or before 1 January 2000 at a salary of £16,286, depending on experience
and qualifications.

It is expected that the appointee will have at least a Masters degree in
Sociolinguistics, Language Variation and Change, or equivalent, and preferably
significant postgraduate research experience.

Further information about the Department, including a complete description of
the post and the research project, is available on the World Wide Web:

Informal inquiries can also be made to Sali Tagliamonte (Department of
Language & Linguistic Science, University of York, Heslington, YORK YO1 5DD,
e-mail: st17 at

Further particulars and details of how to apply may be obtained by
writing to the Personnel Office, University of York, Heslington, YORK
YO10 5DD, or by email: jobs at, quoting reference number 1/6066
or see  The closing for
applications is Wednesday 20 October 1999.

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