Research associate jobs at the Literacy Research Centre: Academics writing project

We are currently advertising two Research Associate positions in the forthcoming ESRC-funded project “The Dynamics of Knowledge Creation: Academics Writing in the Contemporary University Workplace”.  The 23-month appointments start from February 2015.  For details, go to .  Closing date Sunday 30th November 2014.

The research associates will be working with Karin Tusting, David Barton and Mary  Hamilton on an in-depth ethnographic study of the nature of academics’ writing practices.  Some more information about the project is available from here: .  This is an exciting project and will be a great opportunity for people with research interests in areas like transformations in academia, workplace literacies and academic literacies.  The research will be based in the Lancaster Literacy Research Centre, well known for innovative research into the role of literacy in social life, working with stimulating and supportive colleagues.  One researcher will be employed through the Department of Linguistics, and one through the Department of Educational Research.

Please circulate widely!!

For informal enquiries contact Karin Tusting: .


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