LINGUIST List 29.1257

Wed Mar 21 2018

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, University of York

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 21-Mar-2018
From: Lauren McMahon <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, University of York, UK
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University or Organization: University of York
Department: Education
Job Location: York, United Kingdom
Job Title: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Assistant/Associate Professor) in Applied Linguistics/Language Education

Job Rank: Lecturer; Senior Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


The Department of Education wishes to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in the field of applied linguistics/language education from 1st August 2018. The Department is one of the six founding departments of the University of York and has one of the largest graduate schools of education in the UK.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate whose research can contribute to and enhance research activity in the Department’s Centre for Research in Language Learning and Use (CReLLU). This post provides an exciting opportunity for candidates with a track record of high quality teaching and a commitment to excellence in teaching and supervision to contribute to the Department’s undergraduate and graduate programmes.

As a Senior Lecturer, you will provide research leadership and build on your extensive track record of teaching and learning in the Higher Education sector at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Candidates must possess a PhD or equivalent experience in the field of applied linguistics/language education with a developing track record of research expertise in an area that will complement and enhance the Department’s research strategy and goals. Experience of taking responsibility for teaching and learning at undergraduate and postgraduate level is essential, as is the ability to supervise students at Masters and doctoral level.

Candidates applying for Senior Lecturer must additionally be able to demonstrate a well-established reputation and academic leadership in research, have a developing track record of high quality publications and of developing research objectives, projects and funded research proposals and an extensive track record of teaching and learning in the Higher Education sector or in a demonstrably similar context.

We are interested in candidates with research interests in all domains of applied linguistics relating to language learning and/or teaching, including but not restricted to (in alphabetical order): assessment, cognitive linguistics, corpus linguistics, individual differences, language education policy, multilingualism, neurolinguistics, phonology, pragmatics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics. The ability to contribute to departmental teaching in other areas will be an advantage.

This is an open contract available at either Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level from 1st August 2018. Please indicate on your application the level of post for which you wish to be considered. Salary will be in the range of £38,832 - £47,722 per year for a Lecturer, or £49,149 - £56,950 per year for a Senior Lecturer.

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Paul Wakeling ( / +44 (0)1904 324329).

Interview date: To be confirmed
Vacancy reference: 6504

Application Deadline: 18-Apr-2018

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Paul Wakeling
Phone: +44 (0)1904 324329

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