Aziz Research Fellowship Lancaster University Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science United Kingdom

Aziz Research Fellowship


Linguistics & English Language
Salary:   £27,831 to £39,609
Closing Date:   Friday 19 April 2019
Interview Date:   Monday 29 April 2019
Reference:  A2602


The Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science is seeking to appoint to a 1-year research position to work on a project funded by the Aziz Foundation, entitled ‘Discourses of Islam in the Press’. 

You will have experience of corpus-based (critical) discourse analysis, preferably in an area with relevance to the study of the media and representations of minority groups. Experience of compiling (newspaper) corpora is also advantageous, as is familiarity with programming. 

You will join an interdisciplinary team of internationally renowned researchers within the Department of Linguistics and English Language. The project is supervised by Prof Tony McEnery, Dr. Gavin Brookes and the Aziz Foundation. The post is offered at 1.0 fte Grade 6 or 7, depending on experience. The post will commence 01/10/2019.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Tony McEnery,

Please apply through the University’s HR web site Application is by CV and a written statement which indicates your rationale for applying for this post, as well as how your research fits with the aims and objectives of the project to which this post is attached (max. 500 words).

Further information on the Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science can be found at: 

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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