LINGUIST List 21.3013

Wed Jul 21 2010

Jobs: English & Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Swansea University

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        1.    Heather Craddock, English & Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Swansea University, Wales, United Kingdom

Message 1: English & Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Swansea University, Wales, United Kingdom
Date: 21-Jul-2010
From: Heather Craddock <>
Subject: English & Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Swansea University, Wales, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: Swansea University Department: School of Arts and Humanities Job Location: Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom Web Address:
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Swansea UniversitySchool of Arts and HumanitiesLecturer in Applied Linguistics

Salary scale: £30,747 per annum (pro rata if part time).

Applicants are invited for the position of Lecturer in Applied Linguisticswithin the School of Arts and Humanities, reference 5510.

This job provides an opportunity for a candidate with academic potentialand interest in applied linguistics to develop their career. The post isintended to support the continued development of teaching and research inapplied linguistics at Swansea University. The postholder will contributeto teaching of modules on undergraduate English Language Studies and TEFLschemes, and on the MA TEFL programme, and there will be some opportunityto contribute to the development of further modules and programmes. Thepostholder will join the supervision team for the distance PhD programme inApplied Linguistics, specialising in language acquisition, vocabularyresearch and related areas.

Applicants will have a Higher Degree in Applied Linguistics or a closelyrelated subject and will have a proven ability to produce publicationswhich can contribute to the School REF (Research Excellence Framework)return. They will understand research funding mechanisms and processes, andwill demonstrate the potential to develop research objectives andproposals, either individually or in collaboration. Competence in a rangeof research methods and a high level of written, oral and interpersonalskills are also essential. Previous experience of language teaching isdesirable.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Dr TessFitzpatrick at

An application form and further details may be obtained from the HumanResources Department, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP,Tel 01792 295136 (24 hours) or at

Application Deadline: 16-Sep-2010 Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Human Resources Email:

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