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LINGUIST List 23.1620

Fri Mar 30 2012

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Full Professor, The Open University

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Date: 30-Mar-2012
From: Staffing Team <FELS-Recruitmentopen.ac.uk>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Full Professor, The Open University, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: The Open University
Department: Faculty of Education and Language Studies
Job Location: Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.open.ac.uk
Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Professor in English Language and Applied Linguistics
The Open University
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire (United Kingdom)
From £60,367 (subject to negotiation)
Ref: 7858

The OU is the largest university in the UK, and is consistently ranked
among the top UK universities for the quality of its teaching and
research. It is committed to widening participation in higher education
and fosters research teams who compete with top-ranked institutions
worldwide.

The Centre for Language and Communication is seeking to appoint
someone with a significant track record of research and teaching in
English language/applied linguistics. We take a broad approach to this
academic area, with research covering topics such as professional and
academic literacies, educational dialogue, globalisation, language and
creativity, metaphor in discourse, and multimodal meaning-making. You
will contribute to our research and teaching, and will provide strong
academic leadership to a talented team of academic staff.

You should have an outstanding publications record, demonstrable
ability to attract external research funding, evidence of research
leadership and the ability to motivate and inspire others.

For detailed information, either call or email the Staffing Team, contact
information below, quoting the reference number.

To apply go to the application URL below. Further particulars are
available in large print, disk or audiotape (minicom 01908 654901).

Closing date: noon on 24 April 2012.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all
sections of the community.

Application Deadline: 24-Apr-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://www.open.ac.uk/employment
Contact Information:
Staffing Team
Email: FELS-Recruitmentopen.ac.uk
Phone: 00 44 1908 652381

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