[lg policy] job: Sociolinguistics: Chair/Professor, University of York, United Kingdom

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Sat Apr 16 15:28:42 UTC 2011

Sociolinguistics: Chair/Professor, University of York, United Kingdom

University or Organization: University of York
Department: Language and Linguistic Science
Job Location: York, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.york.ac.uk/depts/lang/
Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics


University of York
Department of Language & Linguistics
Chair in Sociolinguistics/Language Variation and Change

The University of York is consistently ranked in the top ten universities
in the UK and in the top 100 universities in the world. Virtually all our
research is internationally recognised and we attracted over £200 million
of funding last year.

The Department of Language and Linguistic Science is seeking to appoint a
Professor in Sociolinguistics/Language Variation and Change (LVC). The post
is available from January 2012.

The appointment is integral to a strategic expansion of the Department
following its excellent performance in the Research Assessment Exercise
2008. The successful candidate will be an internationally renowned
specialist with an outstanding publication record in any area of
sociolinguistics/LVC, and will be expected to provide leadership in
research supervision, management and administration and the acquisition of
research funding. Applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to the
promotion of teaching and learning amongst undergraduate and postgraduate

Salary will be commensurate with experience on the professorial scale.

Closing date: 20th May 2011

Interviews will be held on 1st July 2011

For further information and to apply on-line, please visit the application
URL below. Alternatively contact HR Services on 01904 324835 quoting
reference number UoY01195.

The University of York is committed to promoting equality and diversity.

Application Deadline: 20-May-2011

Web Address for Applications: http://www.york.ac.uk/jobs/
Contact Information:
HR Services
Email: recruitment at york.ac.uk
Phone: +44 01904 324835


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