Job posting - Suppletion Project University of Surrey

Dunstan Brown d.brown at SURREY.AC.UK
Fri Aug 4 16:38:36 UTC 2000

University of Surrey

School of Language, Law and International Studies

Research Fellowship in the Surrey Morphology Group  (Ref: 2562/AF)

Salary: #16,775 - #18,731 per annum

Applications are invited for a research post in the Surrey Morphology
Group within the School, for two years and seven months. The Group
specialises in typology, particularly the application of formal and
statistical approaches. This post is for an AHRB-funded project The
notion possible word and its limits: a typology of suppletion,
directed by Professor Greville Corbett, Dr Dunstan Brown and Dr Andrew
Hippisley. Professor Peter Lutzeier will also be associated with the

Candidates should have wide-ranging interests within linguistics. A good
post-graduate degree in linguistics is highly desirable, and expertise
in any of the following would be advantageous: Russian, typology,
morphological theory.

The job will involve working with a corpus, collecting and analysing
cross-linguistic data, maintaining a database, compiling a bibliography
and contributing to joint papers.

Details of the Surrey Morphology Group can be found at:

Informal enquiries may be made to Dunstan Brown (d.brown at

For an application pack, please contact Mrs A R Fleming by telephone on
01483 873846 (24 hours), or by e-mail at a.fleming at or at
the University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH. Please supply your
postal address and the reference number 2562/AF. Please do not submit
any documentation until you have received this pack. The closing date
for written applications is Tuesday 12th September 2000. It is intended
to interview shortlisted candidates on Wednesday 4th October 2000, and
the starting date is 1st November, or as soon as possible thereafter.

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Dr Dunstan Brown
Lecturer in Linguistics and Russian Language
University of Surrey
Surrey GU2 5XH
Tel: +44 1483 259957
Fax: +44 1483 259527
Email: d.brown at

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