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LINGUIST List 22.4629

Sat Nov 19 2011

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Full Professor, Lancaster University

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        1.     Elena Semino , Applied Linguistics: Full Professor, Lancaster University, United Kingdom


Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Full Professor, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
Date: 18-Nov-2011
From: Elena Semino <e.seminolancaster.ac.uk>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Full Professor, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: Lancaster University
Department: Linguistics and English Language
Job Location: Lancaster, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.ling.lancs.ac.uk
Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


Description:

Vacancy Ref: A309
Job Title: Professor of Applied Linguistics
Grade: Professorial
Duration: Indefinite
Department/College: Linguistics and English Language
Directly responsible to: Head of Department
Supervisory responsibility for: N/A

Other contacts:
- Internal: Colleagues and students in the Department and in the Faculty of
of Arts and Social Sciences, together with colleagues in other faculties,
providers of student support services, the Library, ISS, central
administration and other relevant university actors.
- External: Relevant research funding bodies and councils, professional
bodies, employers, business organisations, local and UK government
organisations, academic and research networks.

Major Duties:
- Contribute to the development and international profile of the Department
through the generation of research, teaching and scholarship of
international excellence;
- Contribute expertise in Applied Linguistics, and particularly in the area of
language teaching and learning, at Masters and PhD levels;
- Pursue a high-profile personal research agenda in keeping with REF
criteria, leading to publications in key international peer-reviewed academic
journals and to other appropriate forms of research output and impact;
- Lead research teams or other collaborative research initiatives,
departmental, inter-departmental, and/or inter-institutional;
- Identify opportunities and apply for grants for new research projects,
individual and/or collaborative;
- Co-ordinate and develop MA and PhD modules in Applied Linguistics,
and particularly in the area of language teaching and learning;
- Supervise dissertations and PhD candidates;
- Identify and pursue opportunities for the development and growth of the
department's postgraduate programmes;
- Play a leading role in the Department's academic and pastoral care of its
students and in the enhancement of their learning, personal development
and achievement;
- Communicate effectively with students and colleagues, using face-to-
face, telephone, written and electronic communication (including email and
VLE) modes as appropriate;
- Assume administrative and management responsibilities as requested by
the Head of Department;
- Be available to teach short courses abroad (normally not more than once
a year) as necessary;
- Provide cover for colleagues on sabbatical where necessary;
- Engage in other duties appropriate to the grade of the post as required by
the Head of Department.

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2011

Web Address for Applications: http://hr-jobs.lancs.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=A309
Contact Information:
Elena Semino
Email: e.seminolancaster.ac.uk


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