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LINGUIST List 23.2814

Sun Jun 24 2012

Jobs: Multilingual Lang Acq and/or Literacy: Lecturer/Asst Prof, U of Reading

Editor for this issue: Svetlana Tchistiakova <svetlanalinguistlist.org>

Date: 24-Jun-2012
From: Christopher Duggan <c.j.h.dugganreading.ac.uk>
Subject: Multilingual Language Acquisition and/or Literacy: Lecturer/Assistant Professor, 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: Lecturer/Assistant Professor

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


Description:

Lecturer in Multilingual Language Acquisition and/or Literacy - Ref.
LE12030

Employing unit: Centre for Literacy and Multilingualism, University of
Reading, UK

Start date: as soon as possible
Closing date: 19 July 2012
Post type: full-time, permanent
Payscale: Grade 7 £37,012 to £45,486 p.a.

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

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

You will have:
- A strong research profile
- Research interests and experience in areas that complement ongoing
research in the University
- Experience in applying for research grants from research councils
and other funding bodies for research
- Good administrative skills

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

Alternative informal contact details
Contact role: PA to Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Innovation
Contact name: Ms Wanda Tejada
Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 7103
Contact email: w.tejadareading.ac.uk

Formal contact details:
Further information and application forms are available at the
application 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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