LINGUIST List 24.2332

Thu Jun 06 2013

Jobs: Pragmatics: Lecturer, University of Kent

Editor for this issue: Caylen Cole-Hazel <>

Date: 06-Jun-2013
From: Amalia Arvaniti <>
Subject: Pragmatics: Lecturer, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of KentDepartment: English Language and LinguisticsJob Location: Canterbury, Kent, United KingdomWeb Address: Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Pragmatics


The Department of English Language and Linguistics invites applications for aLecturer in Linguistics with a specialization in formal or experimentalpragmatics. A secondary expertise in a related area, such as semantics ordiscourse analysis is desirable but not essential. The ideal candidate isexpected to have research experience and publications commensurate with thestage in their career. He or she will be expected to contribute to thedepartment’s research, teaching, graduate supervision, and administration.Preference will be given to those applicants who can contribute tointerdisciplinary research within the department, complimenting existing areasof expertise.

The appointee’s duties will include convening and teaching modules from stage1 to stage 3 for the BA in Linguistics, as well as convening and teachingmodules suitable for the MA in Linguistics and the MA in Applied Linguisticsdue to start in 2014-2015.

The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent in linguistics and aresearch specialisation in pragmatics. Evidence of substantial researchactivity, including peer reviewed publications of 3 or 4 quality ready forsubmission to REF2014 is essential. The successful candidate will also haveteaching experience at university level, the ability to deliver effective,high quality teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level in their areasof expertise and to work enthusiastically in a team and to pursuecollaborative research and teaching projects.

Please refer to the web address for applications for a job description and to apply for thispost.

Further InformationREF: HUM0426Contract Type: Open EndedSalary: £31331 - £44607 per annumStart date for applications: 31 May 2013Closing date for applications: 1 July 2013Interviews are to be held: 12 July 2013

How to Apply:- For posts of this nature you will be required to fill in the main detailssection as well as upload your CV, a one page summary (this should includedetails of experience and other information in support of your applicationwith direct reference to the advertisement and further particulars) and anysupporting documents.- If you are invited for an interview, we will request references for you atthat stage. Please include contact details of three referees in your CV.

Informal inquiries may be made to the Head of English Language andLinguistics, Prof. Amalia Arvaniti. If you require further informationregarding the application process, please contact Cassy Fry on 01227 823632 orby email

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