LINGUIST List 26.1097

Wed Feb 25 2015

Jobs: Sociolinguistics: Lecturer, University of Birmingham

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 23-Feb-2015
From: Jeannette Littlemore <>
Subject: Sociolinguistics: Lecturer, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Birmingham
Department: Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics
Job Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer in Sociolinguistics

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics


The University of Birmingham wishes to appoint a permanent Lecturer in Sociolinguistics with effect from 1st September 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter. We seek someone who will make an outstanding contribution to the research profile of the Department and will be able to teach across a wide range of modules.

As a Lecturer, the post holder will create and disseminate knowledge by initiating and conducting original research, publishing in their area of research expertise, and developing and delivering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

To apply, visit the application website below. Post reference: 44356


1. A PhD in a related field
2. Excellent publications record demonstrated by existing and forthcoming publications
3. A growing reputation for research in Sociolinguistics
4. Experience of teaching in this area of specialism
5. Excellent written and oral communication skills
6. Excellent IT skills in Microsoft Office
7. Skills in managing, motivating and counselling colleagues and students
8. Ability to design, deliver, assess and revise teaching programmes


9. Ability to attract research funding
10. Experience of postgraduate supervision
11. Teaching or research-related administrative experience in a university context

Application Deadline: 20-Mar-2015

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr Jeannette Littlemore
Phone: 00 44 121 414 6208

Page Updated: 25-Feb-2015