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LINGUIST List 25.2415

Tue Jun 03 2014

Jobs: Psycholinguistics: Lecturer, Bangor University

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

Date: 02-Jun-2014
From: Christopher Shank <c.shankbangor.ac.uk>
Subject: Psycholinguistics: Lecturer, Bangor University, Bangor, Wales, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: Bangor University
Department: School of Lingiostics & English Language
Job Location: Bangor, Wales, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.bangor.ac.uk/linguistics/
Job Title: Lecturer in Psycholinguistics

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Psycholinguistics


We are seeking applicants who have evidence of producing research output(s) that are judged to be internationally excellent and who have an emerging or established research programme in the field of linguistics that address mental aspects such as the comprehension, production, and development of language(s), with direct and demonstrable relevance to one of the School’s research specialisms: bilingualism or Cognitive Linguistics (theoretical and/or applied or experimental approaches).

Educated to postgraduate degree level, applicants will be able to contribute to a wide range of undergraduate teaching in Linguistics, and English Language, as well as more specialist topics in one or more of the School’s MA and MSc programmes. The ability to offer undergraduate teaching in the areas of psycholinguistics, language and cognition, language development and acquisition, and grammar will be important.

The School now seeks to further enhance its research and teaching capacity, so wishes to appoint a permanent member of staff whose research profile sits in the area of psycholinguistics and who can engage with one or both of its research priorities Cognitive Linguistics (theoretical and/or applied or experimental approaches) and Bilingualism). The new staff member should also be able to offer teaching, at undergraduate level, in a wide range of English linguistics / English language studies, as well as in their research specialism(s) at postgraduate level. The School is particularly keen to appoint someone who can teach in the following areas: language acquisition, language development, and areas of language and mind.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching duties:
The post holder will be expected to establish a record of teaching excellence at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and to offer at least one module in their area of research expertise at the MA/MSc level, and to actively attract PhD students to the School.

Research duties:
The post holder will maintain an active research programme leading to publications at a level of international excellence, while developing plans and applying for external funding. The post holder will be eligible for School research support funds, some of which are awarded on a merit basis in order to support the development of an internationally excellent reputation in areas of research expertise.

Other duties:
The post holder will maintain an administrative portfolio of responsibility, as agreed with the Head of School. The post holder is also expected to establish a record of significant service to the School, including serving as a personal tutor to undergraduate and graduate students, and University and the academic community at large.

To receive full consideration, applicants are requested to provide i) a completed standard Bangor application form, ii) a curriculum vitae including a full listing of publications, iii) a separate statement of research interests and plans, and iv) a separate statement of teaching experience, including details of which modules at undergraduate and MA levels the applicant is able and willing to teach, and how they could contribute to the BA in English Language Studies (visit this link for further information:

Application Deadline: 02-Jul-2014

Web Address for Applications: https://jobs.bangor.ac.uk/details.php.en?id=QLYFK026203F3VBQB7V68LOTX&nPostingID=1511&nPostingTargetID=1624&mask=stdext&lg=UK
Contact Information:
Dr. Christopher Shank
Email: c.shankbangor.ac.uk

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