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Wodak, Ruth r.wodak at lancaster.ac.uk
Thu Oct 24 13:17:02 CEST 2019


Em. Professor Dr Dr h.c. Ruth Wodak, FAcSS
Distinguished Professor and Chair in Discourse Studies
Lancaster University/University Vienna

Recent books:
Europe at the Crossroads. Confronting Populist, Nationalist and Global Challenges. (eds. Pieter Bevelander & Ruth Wodak) Nordicum 2019
Kinder der Rückkehr. Geschichte einer marginalisierten Jugend (Ernst Berger & Ruth Wodak) Springer 2018 https://www.springer.com/us/book/9783658208493
The Handbook of Language and Politics. (eds. Ruth Wodak & Bernhard Forchtner) Routledge 2017
Politik mit der Angst: Zur Wirkung rechtspopulistischer Diskurse. Konturen 2016
The Politics of Fear: What Right-wing Populist Discourses Mean. Sage 2015

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*Job ad: Research Associate (pragmatics/sociolinguistics) at Open University*

We're looking for a researcher associate at Open University.

*Unit: *

Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)

*Salary: *


*Location: *

Milton Keynes [1]

*Please quote reference: *


3 Years Fixed Term Contract, Full time

*Closing Date: *

21 November, 2019 - 12:00

The Open University’s Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies
is seeking a creative and proactive Research Associate whom will provide
research support to the Head of School of Languages and Applied Linguistics.

This new role sits in the School of Languages and Applied Linguistics which
is home to over 12,000 students, more than 370 part-time staff, 58 academic
staff, 16 academic-related staff and 39 doctoral students. We are the UK's
major provider of open and distance education in fields of languages and
applied linguistics. Our students, and some of our staff, are located across
the UK, and beyond.

The primary purpose of this position is to provide research assistance to the
Head of School on a variety of research related tasks. The occupant of the
position will assist the Head of School in promoting her research, and that
of the School of Languages and Applied Linguistics more broadly. This will

 * Plan and undertake research in one or more of the following areas:
   interactional pragmatics, interpersonal pragmatics, sociolinguistics in
   line with ethical and legal guidelines.
 * Assist with the submission of research grants as required.
 * Assist with the conducting of ethnographic fieldwork when necessary.
 * Engage in writing of scholarly papers with an aim to publish both authored
   and co- authored publications.

There will also be time and support available for your own personal research
programmes which will be covered in appropriate ways.

The successful candidate will have a PHD completed within the last 3 years in
the areas of Pragmatics, sociolinguistics, Language and Social Interaction or
a related field. As well as the ability to work with English and Spanish
data, including writing, editing and publishing. The postholder will also be
able to demonstrate ability to problem solve, plan and communicate at a
sophisticated level whilst working both independently and as part of a wider

The full summary of duties and person specification can be found within the
Job Description attached.

*Closing date for applications: 21st November 2019 – midday*

*Interview Date: December*

*How to apply*

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