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SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES
UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
ENDANGERED LANGUAGES ACADEMIC PROGRAMME
DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS
LECTURESHIP IN LANGUAGE DOCUMENTATION
£24¼-£39¾ p.a. inclusive of London Allowance
Vacancy No: 02-120
The Endangered Languages Academic Programme (ELAP) is a new initiative
established at SOAS funded by the Lisbet Rausing Charitable Fund, to support the study and documentation of endangered languages.
ELAP is one component of the Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Project along with the Endangered languages Documentation Programme (ELDP) and the Endangered
Languages Archive. ELAP is located within the Department of Linguistics, an
active research community strongly committed to extending the frontiers of theoretical and field linguistics research within the Schools mission to be a centre of excellence in research and teaching related to Asia and Africa.
We are now seeking to appoint a lecturer in language documentation for a period of four years with possible extension of an additional four years, to commence 1st May 2003, to undertake research and teaching in theoretical and applied aspects of language documentation with a focus on endangered languages. Area of language specialisation is open.
The appointee should have demonstrated skills in research and teaching in linguistic analysis, language documentation, fieldmethods, and digital
archiving and publication. A record of experience and skills in teaching and supervision at postgraduate levels, plus proven administrative and organisational ability is essential.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the research profile of ELAP and of the Linguistics Department, to teaching and supervision in postgraduate courses and to be involved in intensive courses (eg. summer schools). There may also be opportunities to contribute to undergraduate
Annual leave is 30 days per year plus statutory and bank holidays. USS pension
scheme will be available.
For informal enquiries about the lectureship, please contact Professor Peter Austin, Director of ELAP, SOAS, Russell Square, London, WC1H 0XG, UK. E-mail: elap at soas.ac.uk.
>>From January 6th 2003, an application form and job description may be obtained from the Human Resources Department, SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG (Tel: 020 7898 4134; Fax: 020 7898 4129. e-mail: humanresources at soas.ac.uk).
No Agencies. CVs may be submitted when accompanied by an application form.
Closing date for applications: Friday 28th February 2003
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