[Tibeto-burman-linguistics] position at SOAS, University of London in languages of China

Nathan Hill nathanwhill at gmail.com
Mon Dec 22 15:36:51 UTC 2014

Dear Colleagues,

I am happy to announce that a new (tenured) lectureship (= US assistant
professor) is available at SOAS in the linguistics of Chinese or other
languages of China. This means any language of China, Cantonese, Min,
Tibetan, Uyghur, Zhuang.

Please note that although the short job description mentions a
specialization in '"semantics and/or pragmatics/discourse studies", as this
is not mentioned in the 'person specifications' applicants with expertise
in other areas of linguistics should not be disadvantaged.


Lecturer in Linguistics and the Languages of China

 Vacancy Number 000765  Location London  Campus Russell Square  Post
Class Teaching
and Research  Department / Centre Department of Linguistics  Contract
Type Permanent
 Closing date for applications 30 January 2015
*£33,476 - £48,088 p.a. inclusive of London Allowance*

 SOAS is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Linguistics and the Languages of
China whose duties will be in teaching, research, and administration.
Teaching duties will involve convening and teaching at the under- and
postgraduate level, with contributions in teaching, course- and programme
development to the existing BA and MA programmes in the Linguistics
department, in particular to the BA Linguistics, MA Linguistics, MA
Linguistics and Language, MA Applied Linguistics and Language Pedagogy, and
MA Language Documentation and Description. A willingness to be involved in
the development of a new portfolio of courses and degree programmes is

 Applicants should hold a PhD in Linguistics. Their research should focus
on Chinese and/or other languages of China. Additional expertise in
semantics and/or pragmatics/discourse studies is essential. Also required
are the ability to supervise PhD students, a strong research background as
evidenced by an excellent publication record, and a strong record of
teaching experience. Excellent written and oral communication skills, an
ability to work independently in an organised and methodical manner, and
strong teamwork and interpersonal skills are also essential.

 To apply for this vacancy or download a job description/further
information, please visit www.soas.ac.uk/jobs.  No agencies. For informal
inquiries please contact Irina Nikolaeva at in3 at soas.ac.uk

 *Interviews provisionally scheduled for week commencing: 23 February 2015.*

 *SOAS values diversity and aims to be an equal opportunities employer.*

  *Click on the link(s) below to download the job description/person

         000765 Lecturer in Linguistics and the Languages of China JDPS.pdf

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