Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

MSCA-IF-2019. Host Offer at the University of Alicante. LEXESP research group. Department of English Philology

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    10/07/2019 12:00 - Europe/Brussels
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
    Spain, San Vicente del Raspeig
    Universidad de Alicante
    Department of English Philology
    LEXESP research group

Professor Isabel Balteiro, from LEXESP research group (Department of English Philology), welcomes postdoctoral candidates interested in applying for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (MSCA-IF) at this University. Please note that applicants must comply with the MSCA Mobility Rule.

The University of Alicante (UA) was created in 1979. Today it educates and trains more than 20.000 national and 3.000 international students and offers 43 undergraduate and 80 postgraduate programmes: consequently it is proportionally one of the fastest growing universities in Spain. Thus, the UA employs over 3.500 researchers and management staff (44%women), which involves an annual budget of 200 million Euros. Currently, UA is investing near to 34M Euros for boosting frontier research and technology transfer processes via spin off, licensing and international promotion mainly.

UA is a young and dynamic university with vast experience in implementing EU funded projects in different programmes and areas, with presence in more than 60 countries worldwide. In the last 10 years, UA has successfully acted as coordinator of many Tempus, Alfa, Edulink projects involving Third Countries and Erasmus+ and Research Framework Programmes.

UA is in process of obtaining the EC HR Excellence in Research Award, by aligning its human resources policies to the 40 principles of the Charter & Code, based on a customized action plan/HR strategy.

Brief description of Hosting Group:

Lexesp group research Topics


Project description:

Our main area of interest is English lexis, lexical creativity and wordformation. We focus on English and ESP Lexicology and Lexicography but also on the teaching and learning of English lexis or vocabulary as a SL, FL and LF or even ESP, Professional and Academic Purposes. Furthermore, we not only study English word-formation mechanisms and do constructive and/or descriptive lexicological or morphological analyses of English, Spanish, Galician and Catalan as well as compilation of bilingual dictionaries, but also the lexical influences between English and European languages or the impact of English Globalization in other languages. Special attention is also paid to the relation between gender, sexual identity and language.

Further information can be found at http://web.ua.es/en/lexesp/main-page.html

Applications CV and motivation letter before 10/07/2019


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