Job opportunity: Researcher, iSLanDS Centre, Preston UK



International Centre for Sign Languages and Deaf Studies
University of Central Lancashire, Preston UK
— Research Officer (full-time)–
£22,765 – £26,391, Ref. 205B-03-07
Limited term contract for 4 years
Applications are invited for a Research Officer post in the International Centre for Sign Languages and Deaf Studies (iSLanDS). The iSLanDS Centre is a unique hub for the study of sign languages and Deaf communities around the world, and our staff and students come from many different countries, such as Turkey, India, Germany, Israel, and Uganda.
In order to strengthen our research base, we are seeking a multilingual sign language user with strong networks in national and/or international Deaf communities. You should have experience working in a research or Higher Education setting and be skilled at coordinating a team.
If you enjoy learning more about the comparative study of sign languages and working in an international, diverse team with Deaf and hearing people, informal enquiries can be directed at the Centre Director Prof. Ulrike Zeshan tel +44 (0)1772 893104, fax +44 (0)1772 894933, SMS +44 (0)7772487941, or email
For detailed information and application forms, see this website:
Deadline for applications: 24 July 2009 at 4pm

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