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Linguistics & English Language Salary: £25,504 to £29,541 Closing Date: Friday 02 August 2013 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: A762
The Department seeks to appoint a Research Associate to work full time for 14 months on the project “Comparable and Parallel Corpus Approaches to the Third Code: English and Chinese Perspectives”, which is jointly funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (UK) and the Research Grants Council (Hong Kong) and collaboratively undertaken by Lancaster University and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
You will have a PhD in the field of Corpus Linguistics or Translation Studies, experience of working in both research areas, and a beginning track-record of conference presentations and publications.
You will be part of the Lancaster team of the international collaboration.
You will conduct qualitative and quantitative analyses of corpus data to investigate the linguistic and textual features of translational language on the basis of balanced comparable corpora of native and translated English texts, with a focus on translational English in comparison with translational Chinese.
Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Richard Xiao, Principal Investigator. Email: r.xiao @lancaster.ac.uk.
This is a full time fixed-term post beginning 1 September 2013, or as soon as possible after this date, for 14 months.
Dr Richard Xiao
Director, Lancaster University Confucius Institute
Lecturer, Department of Linguistics and English Language
Phone: +44 1524 5 92271
Email: r.xiao at lancaster.ac.uk
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