LINGUIST List 26.2955

Fri Jun 19 2015

Jobs: Bilingualism/Multilingualism; Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics: Full Professor, University of Reading

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Date: 19-Jun-2015
From: Theo Marinis <>
Subject: Bilingualism/Multilingualism; Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics: Full Professor, University of Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Reading
Department: School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences
Job Location: Berkshire, United Kingdom
Web Address:
Job Title: Professor in Bi-/Multilingualism

Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics; Bilingualism/Multilingualism


Professor of Bi-/Multilingualism (SF07275)
Full-Time, Permanent
School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences
Application Closes 20th July 2015

The Department of Clinical Language Sciences is seeking to appoint an outstanding full Professor to conduct high profile research in the field Bi-/Multilingualism. This represents a unique opportunity to join an established language science research group, and to be a part of ambitious plans to foster the very best world class research.

Applications are welcomed from researchers who build on existing strengths within the Department/School and are able to contribute to the highly inter-disciplinary environment at the Centre for Literacy and Multilingualism (CeLM) and the Centre for Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics (CINN). You will have publications in 3*-4* REF bands, have attracted significant grant income, and have the talent and aptitude to lead others in an interdisciplinary and highly collegiate environment.

You will have:

- A PhD in bi-/multilingualism or closely related area
- The ability to undertake original research in bi-/multilingualism
- An outstanding recent publication track record in 3*/4* bands
- The ability to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
- An ability to work well with students and colleagues, an interest to engage with cross-disciplinary research programmes within the School, the CeLM and the CINN, nationally and internationally
- A proven ability to secure high levels of research funding

Expertise in child bilingualism, heritage language acquisition, language impairment, or aging in bi-/multilinguals is an advantage.

We invite you to apply online for this vacancy by clicking the link at the bottom of this page.

Alternatively, if you wish to apply using a hardcopy form please email or contact Human Resources, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading RG6 6AH or Telephone +44(0)118 378 6771 (voicemail).

Application Deadline: 20-Jul-2015

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Theo Marinis

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