LINGUIST List 19.2090|
Tue Jul 01 2008
Jobs: English/Lexicography: Dictionary Editor, Oxford University Press
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English & Lexicography: Dictionary Editor, Oxford University Press, UK
Message 1: English & Lexicography: Dictionary Editor, Oxford University Press, UK
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Subject: English & Lexicography: Dictionary Editor, Oxford University Press, UK
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University or Organization: Oxford University Press
Department: ELT - Editorial
Job Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.oup.co.uk/recruit/
Job Rank: Dictionary Editor
Specialty Areas: Lexicography; American English
Required Language(s): English (eng)
This position has been filled.
Dictionary Editor - Contract Position
Dictionaries for learners of American English
Opportunity of a lifetime! A chance to spend 11 months working on a
contract position for the oldest and largest University Press in the world.
Oxford University Press is seeking an editor with American English as their
first or equivalent language to join the Oxford-based ELT Dictionaries
department in the UK. The department publishes dictionaries for learners
The role demands a good understanding of the needs of teachers and learners
and of the problems learners encounter when speaking and writing American
Essential qualities include the ability to express complex ideas clearly in
simple English, critical awareness, and a keen eye for detail.
In addition to the above qualities, a BA/BS in English or a modern language
is required. Experience of lexicography and educational publishing is a
plus. Experience of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and a
recognized TESOL/ESL qualification is also a plus.
OUP offers excellent benefits including:
- 23 days' leave
- 50% discount off OUP books
Please send your resume and salary requirements with cover letter to the
application address listed below.
Please reference Dictionary Editor in the subject line of your response.
Application Deadline: This position has been filled.
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