Postdoc: MEITS, University of Cambridge

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

A full-time Research Associate position is available at the University of Cambridge in conjunction with the research project ‘Multilingualism: Empowering Individuals, Transforming Societies (MEITS)’, funded by the AHRC under the Open World Research Initiative to promote modern languages in the UK. The project is led by the University of Cambridge (PI Wendy Ayres-Bennett), and comprises a team of 13 other Co-Is, 14 Post-doctoral researchers and 6 PhD students who are based at the University of Cambridge and at the three partner universities, Edinburgh, Nottingham and Queen’s Belfast.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in the history of ideas or historical/contemporary sociolinguistics, and will be willing to conduct historical research and/or research on the contemporary European situation. The ideal candidate will be an expert in the standardization of at least one European language. Advanced knowledge of at least one, and preferably more European languages is essential.

Official job annoucement: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/17871/

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