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LINGUIST List 23.1313

Thu Mar 15 2012

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Full Professor, University of Southampton

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Date: 14-Mar-2012
From: Rosamond Mitchell <R.F.Mitchellsoton.ac.uk>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Full Professor, University of Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Southampton
Department: Modern Languages
Job Location: Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.southampton.ac.uk/ml
Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; SLA, Second Language Education and/or English Linguistics


Description:

Chair in Applied Linguistics (Second Language Acquisition, Second Language
Education and/or English Language/Linguistics)

Full Time Permanent
Salary: £58,474 to £82,503
Closing Date: Thursday 12 April 2012
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 104412F4

The University of Southampton, one of the UK's leading research-intensive
universities and a member of the Russell Group, invites applications for a
Chair in Applied Linguistics (UK equivalent of Full Professor) from candidates
who have an excellent international track record of leadership, research and
publication. We are particularly interested in highly experienced and well
established individuals with interests in the fields of Second Language
Acquisition, Second Language Education and/or English
Language/Linguistics to complement and strengthen the existing research
expertise of staff in the department of Modern Languages in the Faculty of
Humanities.

The new Chair is expected to possess publications at a level appropriate for
an excellent submission to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.
Candidates for this post should be outstanding scholars with an excellent
research profile in their specific area of specialisation. Applicants should
demonstrate:

- Evidence of internationally leading research in one or more areas of applied
linguistics
- Ability to supervise and train research staff and students and to enhance
the research reputation of the Faculty of Humanities
- Ability to secure substantial research funding from diverse sources
- Enthusiasm and capability to contribute strongly to UG and PG teaching
programmes
- Capability to play a leading role in the management of Modern Languages.

The closing date for this post is 12 April 2012. Please apply online through
the application URL below or alternatively telephone 023 8059 2750 for an
application form. Please quote vacancy reference number 104412F4 on all
correspondence.

To find out more about this job please visit www.jobs.soton.ac.uk

To find out more about Modern Languages please visit:
http://www.southampton.ac.uk/ml/index.page?

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from
all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies
will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

Application Deadline: 12-Apr-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.soton.ac.uk/
Contact Information:
Professor Rosamond Mitchell
Email: R.F.Mitchellsoton.ac.uk
Phone: +44 023 8059 2231

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