lecturer/researcher in linguistics

lecturer/researcher in linguistics

lecturer/researcher in linguistics:

Who are they and what do they do? The task of the linguist is to research and study languages.

What are the activities of the job? Analysing the origin, structure and evolution of languages; describing new and old languages; preparing the necessary documentation for studying foreign languages; teaching courses on his/her specialty.

Where is it done and under what conditions? Mainly in an office, in a university or research institute, but this does not exclude outside activities.

What tools/equipment do they use? Dictionaries, linguistic encyclopaedias, studies and research reports from the field, computer, and tape recorder etc.

What do you need to succeed? You need higher education (e.g. BA degree in philology) and possible further specialisation (e.g. to doctoral level, PhD); you also need to be observant, a good listener have analytical skills, evaluation and decision-making abilities, and ability to work in a team.


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