LINGUIST List 25.1339

Wed Mar 19 2014

Jobs: English; Applied Ling: Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor), University of Kent

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 17-Mar-2014
From: Amalia Arvaniti <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor), University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Kent
Department: English Language and Linguistics
Job Location: Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer in Applied Linguistics

Job Rank: (equivalent to Assistant Professor); Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The Department of English Language and Linguistics, School of European Culture and Languages is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Applied Linguistics. In addition to maintaining a strong research profile, the appointee’s duties will include directing the new MA in Applied Linguistics/TESOL, developing, convening, and teaching modules suitable for the MA in Applied Linguistics/TESOL and the MA in Linguistics, as well as convening and teaching relevant modules from Stage 1 to Stage 3 for the BA in English Language and Linguistics.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline, as well as an appropriate teaching qualification. Evidence of substantial research activity, including peer-reviewed publications is essential, along with the ability to teach TESOL methodology, from both a theoretical and practical perspective. A secondary interest in any field of linguistics that can contribute to or complement existing areas of expertise within the Department of English Language and Linguistics is highly desirable.

Full information about the Department can be found at the department URL above.

Closing date for applications: 10th April 2014

Interviews are to be held: 8th May 2014

Please see the link below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post (please do not send your application directly to the department).

How to apply: for posts of this nature you will be required to fill in the main details section as well as upload your CV, a one page summary (this should include details of experience and other information in support of your application with direct reference to the advertisement and further particulars) and any supporting documents (e.g. research papers, teaching evaluations).

If you are invited for an interview, we will request references for you at that stage. Please include contact details of three referees in your CV.

If you require further information regarding the post please contact Professor Amalia Arvaniti (contact email address below); for inquiries about the application process please contact Teresa Bubb at

Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.

Application Deadline: 10-Apr-2014

Web Address for Applications:,8725583525&key=39705236&c=612134230256&pagestamp=selfdehwkheyimtqev
Contact Information:
Professor Amalia Arvaniti

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