LINGUIST List 29.1946

Tue May 08 2018

Jobs: Sociolinguistics: Lecturer, Newcastle University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 30-Apr-2018
From: Sherelle Coulson <>
Subject: Sociolinguistics: Lecturer, Newcastle University, UK
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University or Organization: Newcastle University
Department: School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics
Job Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer in Sociolinguistics

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics


The school are looking for a Lecturer in Sociolinguistics, you will be expected to contribute to a Stage 1 module introducing quantitative approaches to variation and change, as well as to a Stage 2 module on sociolinguistics and the sociology of language. The opportunity will also exist to design and deliver a specialist module at Stage 3. Lecturing staff in addition participate in the School’s thriving postgraduate culture by teaching on MA programmes and supervising PhD students.

You will have a PhD in a relevant subject area and experience in undergraduate teaching of sociolinguistics and language variation and change, as well as the fundamentals of linguistics as a subject area. An excellent publication record for your career stage and the potential to make a significant contribution to the research culture of both the School and our Faculty are essential.

Informal enquiries can be made to: Dr James Annesley, Head of School, or Dr Geoff Poole, Head of the School’s Language/Linguistics Subject Group:

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality, and the University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers. We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

Applications can only be accepted through the Newcastle University Job Vacancy website,

Application Deadline: 30-May-2018

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr James Annesley

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