[Job] Tenured position in English Language and Linguistics, University of Paris VIII

  The University of Paris VIII is expected to have a vacancy in English Language and Linguistics, beginning in September 2017. The position will be junior lecturer / assistant professor (Maître de conférences). The position is tenured and consists of 50% teaching and 50% research. The semester is 13 weeks long and teaching is 2 to 3 3-hour classes a week. The salary is non-negotiable and determined by the university with respect to experience and age. It will lie somewhere between 1750 and 3150 netto. – Teaching – Teaching will…

[Webinar] Let Word Do the Dirty Work for You

Webinar: Let Word Do the Dirty Work for You (Antonio Martin) Now open for registration here – FREE FOR IAPTI MEMBERS Description: Do you want to learn how to use Word to make your proofreading and editing work more effective and efficient? You have to find and replace more than 2,000 typos in a huge document but are rushing against the clock? Why don’t you let Word be your personal assistant? In this webinar you will learn how to: • Use the power of Word to get your computer to do boring repetitive…

Twelve incredibly British phrases the rest of the world doesn’t understand

Twelve incredibly British phrases the rest of the world doesn’t understand Posted 16 days ago by Narjas Zatat in offbeat Americans have always had a bizarre fixation with the Queen (a remnant of the empire George Washington couldn’t scrub away?) and her birthday seems to be no different. The Queen is turning 90 this week, and it seems people abroad are more excited than many Britons themselves. But how well do people abroad actually understand Britain? Here are twelve phrases that’ll be utter gobbledygook to everyone else but the British: 1. Bob’s…

Funded PhD / Graduate Teaching Assistant positions at the Dept. of Computing, Edge Hill University, UK

Department of Computing, Edge Hill University Location:  Ormskirk Salary:  £8,300 per annum plus benefits package Fixed term contract for 3 years Post Type:  Full Time Closing Date:  Thursday 10 March 2016 Reference:  EHGT075-0216 About Us When Edge Hill was awarded the University of the Year title for 2014/15, Times Higher Education described it as “a great success story…an institution that improves and impresses year after year”. The award recognised our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. It…

Fully funded EPSRC PhD studentship, University of Brighton

Please see the following link for information about a fully funded EPSRC PhD studentship in image description at the University of Brighton: https://www.brighton.ac.uk/Research/Postgraduate-research-degrees/2016-studentships/Life-health-and-physical-sciences/Talking-diagrams-unlocking-the-knowledge-contained-in-diagram-data.aspx There is flexibility in the topic, as long as it is in the area of image description generation. Closing date for applications: Wednesday 9 March 2016 at 23:59. Please follow and like us: