U York Job Ads: Sociology (UK)

“JobLecturer in Sociology, University of York – Heslington Campus (UK). Deadline: 3 February 2019.

The Department of Sociology invites applications for three full-time, permanent Lecturers in Sociology. You will have expertise in one (or more) of the following three substantive/methodological areas: 1) criminology and/or the sociology of crime and deviance; 2) race and ethnicity; 3) language and social interaction, especially conversation analysis.

U York Job Ads: Linguistics (UK)

Lectureships in English Language and Linguistics
University of York – Heslington Campus
Closing date: 6 February 2017.

The Department of Language and Linguistic Science is seeking to appoint two Lecturers to contribute to research and teaching in the field of English Language and Linguistics from 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. The posts are full-time.

You are early to mid-career linguists who are establishing, or have established, a track record of high quality research and who are also committed to excellence in teaching and supervision. You will play a full part in the research, teaching, supervision and administration of the Department, with particular responsibility for teaching and supervising in our English language and linguistics programmes. We particularly welcome applications from scholars whose research and teaching interests include one or more of the following: corpus linguistics, history of English, interactionist approaches to English, language variation and change, sociolinguistics, varieties of English.

You should be sure that you meet the Essential Criteria in the Person Specification section of the further information associated with the posts before starting an application. Informal enquiries may be made to the Head of Department (Professor Dunstan Brown) by e-mail (dunstan.brown AT york.ac.uk). For further information and to apply on-line, please visit this website.

University of York job ad: Linguistics

Lecturer in Linguistics
Department: Language and Linguistic Science
University of York – Heslington Campus
Apply by: January 8, 2016

The Department of Language and Linguistic Science is seeking to appoint a new Lecturer in Linguistics with a specialism in interaction. You will have a track record of high quality research in interactional linguistics or conversation analysis, possibly involving multimodality, with a thorough understanding of the linguistic organisation of interaction. You will contribute to teaching in interaction and pragmatics, as well as on the English Language and Linguistics programme. The post offers the opportunity to join and work with members of an interdisciplinary research centre whose main focus is interaction.

Informal enquiries about the post can be made to Dr Richard Ogden, Department of Language & Linguistic Science.

U Leeds doctoral scholarships

There are 2 types of doctoral scholarships available at the Institute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds, for studies starting 2013-2014.

ESRC White Rose Doctoral Training Centre Studentship

The University of Leeds has been allocated a number of studentships as part of the White Rose Doctoral Training Centre, a major collaboration between the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York. One of these awards is for study at the Institute of Communications Studies and is available on either a 1+3 or +3 basis.

The awards are for study commencing 1 October 2013, and cover full fees and maintenance. Closing date for applications: 1 February 2013.

ICS Full Scholarships

The Institute of Communications Studies is offering a number of PhD Scholarships for study commencing in September/October 2013. The scholarships cover full maintenance and fees equivalent to the Home/EU rate, for a period of three years. They are intended to support full-time study leading to a PhD in any area of the Institute’s research activities, and are open to both home/EU and international applicants. Closing date for applications is 1 May 2013.

Further details for both can be found at http://ics.leeds.ac.uk/pg/phd/

Yu-Sheng Li

RESEARCHER PROFILE

Yu-Sheng Li received his Ph.D. in Communication Studies at the University of York, United Kingdom, and is currently an assistant professor at Ming Chun University, Taiwan.  His principal interest is the psychology of social interaction, in particular cross-cultural communication and political communication.  He also has an ongoing interest in the impact of culture on technology use.  His latest English publication is below.

Li, Y.  (2010).  Equivocation in ‘Reunification’ for Taiwan and Mainland China – Language, Politics, Culture. Lambert Publishing Company.