Research Associate (Deaf Community Fieldworker) for the British Sign Language Corpus Project  – Ref 81/08/W.
Grade/Salary £22,332 – £25,888 pa pro rata (1-3 months full-time/part-time).
Closing date: 25 July 2008.
The job will be based in Glasgow.
The post for the Glasgow area will be employed by and under the terms and conditions of Heriot-Watt University.
The work will begin in autumn 2008.  Hours are flexible, and work will be contacted to the equivalent of four weeks (minimum) full time work (150 hours).  We are looking for well-organised Deaf people with a thorough knowledge of the Glasgow Deaf community and native signing skills in BSL.  You will be responsible for recruiting, interviewing and filming 30 deaf participants in the Glasgow area, and working with the BSL Corpus Project team.
For informal enquiries please contact Dr Adam Schembri at or Sally Reynolds at
For further information regarding the job including the job description, the application form click here.
To apply, please complete and return the completed application along with a full CV and covering letter to by 25 July 2008.  Only short-listed applicants will be contacted and invited for an interview.