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LINGUIST List 24.321

Fri Jan 18 2013

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <ulianalinguistlist.org>

Date: 17-Jan-2013
From: Geoff HALL <geoff.hallnottingham.edu.cn>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC), Zhejiang, China
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University or Organization: University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC)
Job Location: Zhejiang, China
Web Address: http://www.nottingham.edu.cn/en/english/index.aspx
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The University of Nottingham Ningbo, China
Division of English Studies

Job Title: Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Modern English Language or Applied Linguistics

Contract Status: The post will be offered on a fixed-term contract with the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China for up to five years in the first instance with effect from 1 September 2013, with the possibility of renewal.

Hours of Work: Full-time.

Salary: £33,230 - £44,607 per annum. depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance). In addition, an attractive package including accommodation allowance, travel allowance and insurance will be provided international appointments.

Location: University of Nottingham Ningbo, China.

Job Outline: The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching and curriculum development for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, play a role in collaborative research projects, and conduct ongoing original research and publications.

Main duties and responsibilities:

Research
- To undertake research in Modern English Language/Applied Linguistics.

Teaching
- To prepare and deliver lectures, seminars and tutorials at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Administration
- To undertake administrative work/management functions if required in the Division of English and the Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics and to ensure the efficient and effective completion of the work of the Division and the University. This will include membership of relevant committees and working groups.

This job description may be subject to revision following discussion with the person appointed and forms part of the contract of employment.

Person Specification:

Essential/Desirable Qualifications

Education
- PhD (or close to completion) in English/Modern English Language/ Applied Linguistics or related area.
- TESOL qualification (e.g. Cambridge ESOL Diploma).
- Postgraduate qualification in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education or equivalent.
- Membership of relevant professional bodies.

Skills/Training
- Evidence of ability to produce high quality research.
- Research skills.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills in English.
- Evidence of administrative skills.

Experience
- Experience of teaching/tutorial work in relevant subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate level in an international English-speaking institution.
- Evidence of successful working with external partners e.g. funding bodies, industry and governmental agencies.
- Experience of PhD/masters supervision.
- Experience of programme design.

Personal Attributes
- Personal enthusiasm to develop links between relevant academic teams in China and the UK.
- Adaptability and flexibility.
- Ability to work in the context of new systems of academic practice, and assist in their further development.
- Ability to complete administrative duties effectively to required deadlines. Evidence of working in interdisciplinary teams.
- Experience of working overseas.
- An understanding of the higher education context in the UK and China.

Please quote ref. UNNC/261 Closing date: 8 Feb 2013.

FULL DETAILS ON UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM WEBSITE: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AFS708/assistant-professor-lecturer-in-modern-english-language-or-applied-linguistics/

Application Deadline: 08-Feb-2013

Web Address for Applications: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AFS708/assistant-professor-lecturer-in-modern-english-language-or-applied-linguistics/
Contact Information:
Professor Geoff HALL
Email: geoff.hallnottingham.edu.cn
Phone: +86 (0)574 8818 0947
Fax: +86 (0)574 8818 0175
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