LINGUIST List 24.4391

Tue Nov 05 2013

Jobs: Lang Acq; Neuroling; Psycholing: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader, University College London (UCL)

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Date: 05-Nov-2013
From: Molly Bennett <>
Subject: Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader, University College London (UCL), London, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University College London (UCL) Department: Division of Psychology and Language Science; Linguistics Job Location: London, United Kingdom Job Title: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Experimental Linguistics

Job Rank: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics


The appointment will be full time on UCL Grade 7-8-9. The salary range will be Grade 7: £36,064 - £39,132 per annum; Grade 8: £40,216 - £47,441 per annum; Grade 9: £51, 563 - £56,067 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The UCL Linguistics Department wishes to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Experimental Linguistics (comparable to Assistant Professor/Associate Professor) per September 2014. Specializations in all areas of Experimental Linguistics will be considered, including Language Acquisition, Psycholinguistics, and Neurolinguistics. The ideal candidate has some years of postdoctoral experience and a record of high-quality publications commensurate with the stage of their career; success in obtaining research funding is a plus. Duties beyond research and teaching include supervising and training undergraduate and graduate students and a share of administrative duties.

The Department is part of the Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, which offers opportunities for cross-disciplinary research and the infrastructure required to build up a research team.

Applicants must have a PhD in Linguistics, Psychology, or a related area. The successful applicant will have an outstanding track record of research, as demonstrated by a record of high-quality publications commensurate to the stage of their academic career.

We seek candidates that have a combined expertise in theoretical linguistics and empirical or computational methods and techniques. Preference will be given to candidates whose research interfaces with one or more of the three established research groupings in the department: Pragmatics/Semantics, Syntax, and Phonology. Previous teaching experience with relevant courses is also an asset.

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to the application URL below and search on Reference Number 1374569

Informal enquiries can be made to the Head of Department, Professor Ad Neeleman (+ 44 (0) 20 7679 4045, ).

The successful applicant will start work at UCL on 15th September 2014, or as soon thereafter as possible.

Closing Date: 1st February 2014
Latest time for the submission of applications: 5pm.
Interview Date: between 10th and 28th March 2014

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

UCL Taking Action for Equality

Application Deadline: 01-Feb-2014 Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Ms Molly Bennett Email:

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