Research Fellow (fixed-term), 2 years, University of Nottingham, UK Closing date: Tuesday, 16th July 2013
Salary: ￡27854 to ￡36298 per annum, depending on skills and experience, salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance
The Research Fellow will be part of the AHRC-funded project 'CLiC Dickens characterisation in the representation of speech and body language from a corpus stylistic perspective' under the direction of Professor Michaela Mahlberg and Professor Peter Stockwell.
The post will be based in the Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics within the School of English (http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/cral).
Candidates should have a first degree (or equivalent) in computer science, linguistics, language and literature, or other subject as appropriate and a PhD (or equivalent) in corpus linguistics (with emphasis on programming), computational linguistics or other subject as appropriate. They should also be able to demonstrate programming experience, experience in the development of (interactive) web interfaces and an interest in corpus linguistics and literature.
The project will build on previous research that developed a prototype of the search program CLiC (Corpus Linguistics in Cheshire). The post holder will be responsible for the technical development of CLiC, assist Professor Mahlberg and Professor Stockwell with analytical tasks (with the aim to produce co-authored publications), act as main contact for an international end-user panel and will be involved in impact activities.
The successful candidate will receive an induction that includes contributions from the Universityıs Web Technologies team.
The interview process will include a short presentation on a task relevant to the post, and a formal interview.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Michaela Mahlberg (michaela.mahlberg at nottingham.ac.uk) Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.
For further information please visit http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/currentvacancies/ref/ARTS12705 Date for interviews: Wed 24 July 2013
---- Professor Michaela Mahlberg Chair in English Language and Linguistics University of Nottingham