Linguistics Society of Southern Africa
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The Linguistics Society of Southern Africa is broadly dedicated to promoting the discipline of Linguistics and to fostering research excellence concerning all the languages of Southern Africa.

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For information on the Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies journal (SALALS) use the link under the 'Journal' menu on the right.

The membership fees for 2014 have been posted on the website.

LSSA/SAALA/SAALT Joint Annual Conference 2015
24-26 June 2015 - Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University


Post-doc in Language Policy and Planning Monitoring - University of the Free State

· Fellowships are open to South African and foreign nationals for full-time research at the Unit for Language Facilitation and Empowerment of the University of the Free State into Language Policy and Planning Monitoring.
· PhD (must have graduated within the last five years)
· To enable outstanding doctoral graduates to obtain experience of; Research and innovation at a higher education institution.
· Fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis, taking into account the applicants’ academic achievements, publication outputs and research potential.
· Successful applicants may not hold full-time salaried employment during the tenure of the award.
· Successful applicants must be able to relocate to the University of the Free State during the tenure of the award. This is a residential fellowship: the successful
applicant is required to spend 80% of his/her postdoctoral period at the University of the Free State.
· Motivation letter, articulating the applicant’s career ambitions and scholarly motivation, as well as details of her/his major scholarly/ academic accomplishments to date.
· Full Curriculum Vitae (CV) including a list of all research publications.
· 1-2 page proposal detailing the proposed postdoctoral research.
· Full transcripts of academic record.
· Copy of Doctoral degree certificate.
· Copy of ID document (copy of passport in the case of non-South African applicants)
The successful applicant will be required to publish at least 3 articles per year in DHET / IBSS / ISI – accredited journals.

Tel.: +27(0)51 401 2413| |
Commencement of duties: 2 January 2015 | Closing date: 1 November 2014 | Enquiries: Miss Chrismi Loth •

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