LINGUIST List 27.1852

Thu Apr 21 2016

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Lecturer, University of Reading

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 21-Apr-2016
From: Rodney Jones <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Lecturer, University of Reading, Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Reading
Department: Department of English Language & Applied Linguistics
Job Location: Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer in TESOL/Applied Linguistics (Language Learning & Technology)

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): English (eng)


This post in the area of TESOL with expertise in Language Learning and Technology/Digital Literacies will make a vital addition to the expanding team in English Language and Applied Linguistics. The post-holder will be expected to bring a developing research reputation in one or more of the specified areas, evidenced by publications in relevant journals and applications for grant funding.

The post-holder will develop, teach on, and conduct assessment for, modules on the BA, MA and PhD programmes in English Language, Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching, and share in the administration of the above degree programmes and their related activities.

The post-holder will conduct and supervise research, and engage actively in the research opportunities offered by Reading's unique cross-faculty Centre for Research in Literacy and Multilingualism, the International Study and Language Institute, and other interdisciplinary research platforms across the university.

The post-holder will also take a central role in helping to revise and modernize Reading’s distance MA offerings, and so knowledge and/or experience in distance and/or blended learning, especially using digital technology, would be advantageous.

You will have:

- A PhD in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Educational Technology or other relevant field
- Specialisms in Language Learning and Technology/Digital Literacies and one or more of the following: English for Specific Purposes/Professional Communication; Intercultural Communication; Discourse Analysis; Corpus Linguistics; Stylistics/Language & Literature
- A developing reputation for research excellence in your field of specialism, including a strong publication record and the ability to attract research funding
- Experience of teaching UG, PGT and PGR students, including international students
- Experience of university administration
- Background or skills in one or more of the following areas: computer programming, web design, distance education, study abroad, internships/placements

Please email to request further details on the job description and person specification.

Application Deadline: 09-Jun-2016

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Rodney Jones
Phone: +44 (0)118 9875123

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