School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Job opportunity: Two-year Postdoc

New Postdoctoral Research Assistant position at Queen Mary University of London

Application deadline: 29 August 2017

Interviews: early September 2017

Start date: as soon as possible after interview

Job location: London (QMUL)

1 August 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the appointment of a fixed-term Postdoctoral Research Assistant at QMUL until November 2019 as part of an ESRC-funded research project examining accents and fair access to employment in the UK (PI: Erez Levon, co-Is: Devyani Sharma and Dominic Watt).

The successful candidate will be expected to assist in the preparation and execution of language attitudes experiments administered to the general public and to a specialist group of respondents in the legal profession; to assist in data processing and statistical analysis of experimental results; to assist in writing academic papers based on that analysis; and to assist in the preparation of training and other public outreach materials based on project findings.

Applicants should have a PhD in Linguistics, Psychology or Economics and expertise in experimental and quantitative methods, together with experience in conducting field research and excellent interpersonal skills. Familiarity with website maintenance and computer programming is highly desirable.

For further details and to apply online, see here:

For informal enquiries, email Erez at