Senior Research Associate in Corpus Linguistics and Sociomaterial Methodologies (0.5FTE)

University of Lancaster

United Kingdom

December 9, 2021

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Senior Research Associate in Corpus Linguistics and Sociomaterial

Methodologies (0.5FTE)

Linguistics & English Language Salary: £35,326 to £40,927 pro-rata Closing Date: Thursday 09 December 2021 Interview Date: Thursday 20 January 2022 Reference: A3602

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Research Associate, to conduct cutting edge research combining corpus linguistics and the development of sociomaterial methodologies. The successful candidate will make a significant contribution to an ESRC funded project: Research Mobilities in Primary Literacy Education including through the development of a methodological toolkit for investigations of research mobilities in the social sciences. While for this post no previous understanding of primary literacy education is required, it is essential to demonstrate the capacity to lead on work in Corpus Linguistics working with data including from Twitter, news media and other sources.

You will join us on an indefinite contract however, the role remains contingent on external funding which, at this time is until 31 August 2023.

You will have a PhD in linguistics or a closely related area (or be in the final stages of writing up).

The project is supervised at Lancaster by Professor Julia Gillen; you will be joining a research team led at Sheffield Hallam University and involving the University of Stirling.

Informal enquiries may be made to Julia Gillen j.gillen@lancaster.ac.uk

Further information on Lancaster University can be found at https: // www. lancaster.ac.uk/

Further information on the Department of Linguistics and English Language can be found at https: // www. lancaster.ac.uk/linguistics/ and on the ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to the Social Sciences at https:// cass.lancs.ac.uk/

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