Postdoctoral Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher


The changing verb phrase in present-day British English.

Applications are invited for the post above which is funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and tenable for three years, starting 1 September 2007.

Applicants must have a PhD in (English) Linguistics, preferably with a specialisation in historical linguistics. A knowledge of statistics and corpus linguistic methodology is an advantage.

The salary (to be confirmed) is GBP26,666 + a London Allowance of GBP2,572 Closing date for applications: Tuesday 3 July 2007 Interviews will take place on Thursday 12 July 2007.

You must normally be permitted to work in the UK.

Please send three copies of your application containing a statement in support of your application, a CV and two full references (not names) to the address below. References may be sent under separate cover by referees.

Emailed or faxed applications are not acceptable, unless there are special circumstances.

We regret that we are not able to acknowledge receipt of applications. We will only contact you in case you are shortlisted.

For further details of the project see:

A job description appears here:


Professor Bas Aarts

Department of English Language and Literature University College London Gower Street London WC1E 6BT UK


Tel: 00 44 20 7679 3130


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