LINGUIST List 29.272

Wed Jan 17 2018

Jobs: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Lecturer, University of Aberdeen

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 12-Jan-2018
From: Jon Cameron <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Lecturer, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
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University or Organization: University of Aberdeen
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer in Linguistics

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition


The School of Language, Literature, Music & Visual Culture seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Language & Linguistics from 1 August 2018, initially for a fixed term of three years. The appointment will teach on the School’s undergraduate programme in Language & Linguistics and taught postgraduate MSc programme in TESOL. The successful candidate will undertake research in an area of Language and Linguistics relevant to the requirements of the School, as well as supervision of research postgraduates.

Applicants should hold a PhD in a relevant area; have a track record of research and publication appropriate for the career stage; and have experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Candidates with a wide range of interests are invited to apply. Preference may be given to candidates whose work links aspects of Linguistics and English language teaching, such as promoting reflective practice in English language teacher training, using corpora in the English language classroom, and exploring creative approaches to English language teaching.

The successful candidate will teach on the undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes offered by the department of Language and Linguistics, including introductory courses and research-informed specialist options; will undertake supervision of postgraduate research students; will contribute to the work of the School’s research centres; and will pursue external funding opportunities. Responsibilities will also include administrative roles as agreed with Undergraduate Programme Co-ordinator and the Head of School in Language, Literature, Music & Visual Culture.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7 salary scale (£39,992 - £47,722 per annum) and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Application Deadline: 15-Feb-2018

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Edward Welch
Phone: +44 (0)1224 27 2152

Page Updated: 17-Jan-2018