LINGUIST List 23.2813

Sun Jun 24 2012

Jobs: Multilingual Lang Acq and/or Literacy: Reader/Senior Lecturer, U of Reading

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Date: 24-Jun-2012
From: Christopher Duggan <c.j.h.dugganreading.ac.uk>
Subject: Multilingual Language Acquisition and/or Literacy: Reader/Senior Lecturer, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Reading Job Location: Reading, United Kingdom Web Address: http://www.readingisinvesting.com/literacy-multilingualism/
Job Rank: Reader/Senior Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Multilingual Language Acquisition and/or Literacy


Description:

Reader/Senior Lecturer in Multilingual Language Acquisition and/orLiteracy - Ref. RD12007

Employing unit: Centre for Literacy and Multilingualism, University ofReading, UK

Start date: as soon as possibleClosing date: 19 July 2012Post type: full-time, permanentPayscale: Grade 8 £46,846 to £52,706 p.a.

Led by our recently appointed Vice-Chancellor, Sir David Bell,Reading's vision will be supported by 50 new academic posts. As partof this initiative, we are looking to recruit three outstandingresearchers in the field of multilingual language learning/acquisitionand/or literacy to lead, develop and expand a new multidisciplinaryresearch Centre for Literacy and Multilingualism. This is one of thesethree positions.

You will have an ambitious and innovative research agenda and will becomfortable working in a multidisciplinary environment withspecialists in fields such as applied linguistics, psychology,neuroscience, education and speech and language therapy.

You will have a very strong track record of research, including a provenability to secure research council grants.

You will have:- A strong and internationally-recognised research profile- Research interests and experience in areas that complement ongoingresearch in the University- Experience in applying for research grants and proven ability tosecure high level funding from research councils and other fundingbodies for research- Good administrative skills and a desire to play a leadership role inthe Centre

Informal contact detailsContact role: Head of School, Literature and LanguagesContact name: Professor Christopher DugganContact phone: +44 (0)118 378 8403Contact email: c.j.h.dugganreading.ac.uk

Formal contact details:Further information and application forms are available at theapplication address below or by telephone at 0118 378 6771(voicemail).

Application Deadline: 19-Jul-2012 Web Address for Applications: http://www.reading.ac.uk/Jobs
Contact Information:
Professor Christopher Duggan Email: c.j.h.dugganreading.ac.uk

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