Poste : Research Fellow, Langue arabe, University of Saint Andrews (date limite 4 mars 2016)
The School of Modern Languages is seeking to appoint for a fixed term of two years a Research Fellow in Arabic from 1 April 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in the ERC funded research project “LANGUAGE–PHILOLOGY–CULTURE: Arab Cultural Semantics in Transition” (ERC Starting Grant 312458 ARSEM).
The project explores the pivotal role of language consciousness in the history of Arab culture and studies the semantic development of the vocabulary of the Arabic language. Further information about the project can be found at https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/arsem/. The successful candidate will be expected to work under the supervision of Dr Kirill Dmitriev, the Principal Investigator in the project, and in close cooperation with other members of the project’s team.
Applications should include a monograph proposal (5-10 pages), a covering letter highlighting the candidate’s qualifications, and curriculum vitae. Only complete applications including a monograph proposal can be considered.
Further detailed information about the School of Modern Languages can be found at http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/modlangs/.Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Kirill Dmitriev, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; tel .
Applications are particularly welcome from women who are under-represented in Arts posts at the University. You can find out more about Equality and Diversity at https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk.hr.edi/.
The University of St Andrews is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all, which is further demonstrated through its working on the Gender and Race Equality Charters and being awarded the Athena SWAN award for women in science, HR Excellence in Research Award and the LGBT Charter; http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/.
Interview Date: 30 March 2016
Please quote ref: AR1718RML
Date limite/Closing Date: 4 March 2016