LINGUIST List 29.1730
Mon Apr 23 2018
Jobs: Applied Linguistics; TEFL: Lecturer, University of Essex
Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <clarelinguistlist.org>
The University of Essex
Applied Linguistics; TEFL: Lecturer, University of Essex,
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University or Organization: University of Essex
Department: Department of Language and Linguistics
Job Location: Essex,
Web Address: https://www.essex.ac.uk/departments/language-and-linguistics
Job Title: Lecturer in TEFL
Job Rank: Lecturer
Applied Linguistics; European Languages, TEFL
Department of Language and Linguistics (DLL) has 37 full-time academic members of
staff and provides a broad spectrum of expertise in the study of language and in the
practical teaching of modern foreign languages. Its core ambition is to offer
students a transformative educational experience in these areas underpinned by high
quality research. The majority of research conducted in the department is rated
‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, placing us 8th among departments in
the UK for research quality (REF 2014).
Our linguistics expertise covers
Theoretical and Descriptive linguistics, Applied linguistics, Sociolinguistics,
Psycholinguistics, TESOL and Translation, Interpreting and Subtitling. We offer a
wide range of languages including French, German, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
that can be taken at degree level from beginners to advanced levels following the
Common European Languages Framework.
The post is full time.
appointed candidate will be responsible for directing and delivering modules in
TEFL/English Language teaching/Teaching Practice at mainly the undergraduate level
but also contribute to postgraduate delivery, as well as contribute to the
administration and management of the department.
The main focus is on the
delivery of practically-oriented ELT modules. The post-holder will be expected to
contribute to the supervision of MA students on the MA TESOL. In addition you will
be required to conduct high quality research in TEFL and be able to positively
contribute to the department’s REF submission.
A full list of key
responsibilities and main duties (Education, Research and Leadership and
Citizenship) can be found within the job pack.
The successful candidate
will hold a doctoral level research degree in TEFL, English Language Teaching or a
highly related area or equivalent professional experience or practice or be close to
completion of PhD. You will also have a good understanding and experience of both
theoretical and practical approaches to English Language Teaching methodology
The post places equal importance to excellence in teaching
and in research and the successful candidate must have proven experience in teaching
at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels, or demonstrable potential to engage in
teaching and learning support in Higher Education in imaginative, engaging and
innovative ways; and evidence of a clear publication plan for submission to future
Research Excellence Framework (REF) programmes, with potential for research to have
a wider than academic impact.
Start date: 1st September 2018.
the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We
are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is
welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can
find the world in one place.
Please visit our website (http://www.essex.ac.uk/vacancies/
for a full job description, person specification and more information relating to
this post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an
application. Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice or
help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please
telephone the Resourcing Team (01206 874588 / 873461 / 873521).
are planned for: 6 June 2018
Salary: £39,993 - £47,722 pa
Application Deadline: 20-May-2018
Web Address for Applications: https://bit.ly/2J6K1v1
Page Updated: 23-Apr-2018