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LINGUIST List 25.1852

Thu Apr 24 2014

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Nanyang Technological University

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>

Date: 24-Apr-2014
From: Kingsley Bolton <kboltonntu.edu.sg>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore
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University or Organization: Nanyang Technological University
Department: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Job Location: Singapore, Singapore
Web Address: http://www.ntu.edu.sg
Job Title: Lecturer (Language and Communication Centre)

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The Language and Communication Centre offers courses in communication skills to students across the university, particularly in the disciplines of engineering, the humanities, science, and social sciences. The Centre is especially interested in employing teaching staff with backgrounds in engineering, science, web-based learning programmes, or the teaching of English research writing to postgraduate students across a range of disciplines.

Candidates who have the following qualifications are encouraged to apply:
- Ph.D. Degree in English linguistics, Applied Linguistics or Technical Communication
- Experience in course design for discipline-specific English
- Interest in new media and digital literacy
- An active research agenda

Successful candidates will be expected to teach communication skills, English for academic purposes, and/or technical communication and to conduct research on related areas of inquiry. This position will be in an academic centre which is rapidly developing a strong research trajectory, and which will welcome candidates with a strong interest in research in such fields as English for Academic Purposes, English for Specific Purposes, multimodal education, and web-based learning. This position may suit newly-qualified PhDs with an interest in for interdisciplinary English teaching who are looking for an appointment in a research-oriented university language centre which is now establishing itself as a leading centre for teaching and research in the Asian region. However, experienced teachers with relevant qualifications are also encouraged to apply.

Emoluments and General Terms and Conditions of Service:
The salary will be very competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package. Information on emoluments and general terms and conditions of service is available in the section on Terms and Conditions (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/CareerOpportunities/TermsandConditions/Pages/FacultyPostitions.aspx) of Service for Academic Appointments.

Application Procedure:
To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment at the application URL below and send your application together with your CV to either the application address or email address below.

Enquiries about the position may be addressed to Head, Language and Communication Centre, Professor Kingsley Bolton at the contact email address below.

Closing date of applications: 24 June 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Application Deadline: 24-Jun-2014
Mailing Address for Applications:
Head Language and Communication Centre
Mailing Address for Applications:
Head Language and Communication Centre
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive #02-19
Singapore 637332
Email Address for Applications: d-lccntu.edu.sg
Web Address for Applications: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/CareerOpportunities/SubmitanApplication/Pages/FacultyPositions.aspx
Contact Information:
Professor Kingsley Bolton
Email: kboltonntu.edu.sg

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