LINGUIST List 29.4474
Tue Nov 13 2018
Language Acquisition: Lecturer/Assistant Professor, University of York
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University or Organization:
University of York
Department: Department of Education
Job Location: York, United Kingdom
Web Address: https://www.york.ac.uk/education/
Title: Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Language Education
Job Rank: Lecturer/Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Language
Acquisition; Language Education
Lecturer in Language Education
University of York – Department of Education
Salary Range: £39,609 - £48,677 a year
Hours: Full Time (37 hours per week)
Ref Number: 7468
Contract Type: Open
The Department of Education wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Language Education to contribute to teaching
on the department’s language education programmes. This position is available at Lecturer level on
either an Academic, Research & Teaching (ART) contract or on a Teaching & Scholarship (T&S) contract.
The Department is proud to be recognised as one of the leading Education Departments in the country.
This post provides an exciting opportunity for candidates with a track record of high quality teaching
and a commitment to excellence in teaching, supervision and citizenship to contribute to the
Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The new Lecturer will be responsible for the
leadership and development of the highly successful MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other
The main responsibilities of the post include:
- Designing, developing and delivering teaching across a wide range of modules and/or within a
particular programme or subject area.
- Programme leadership for the MA TESOL.
- Undertake a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities effectively.
We are particularly interested in candidates with research interests related to the broad area of TESOL.
Example specialisms might include areas such as testing/assessment, teacher cognition, teacher
development and training, computer assisted language learning, vocabulary/grammar learning and teaching,
programme evaluation, instructed second language acquisition, classroom communication.
Lecturer (Academic, Research & Teaching):
Candidates must possess a PhD or equivalent experience in the field of education, language education or
a related discipline 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 and to provide programme leadership to the MA TESOL.
Lecturer (Teaching & Scholarship):
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 and to provide
programme leadership to the MA TESOL. You will have specialist expertise in the broad area of TESOL and
knowledge of a range of teaching techniques and methodologies to enthuse and engage students. A
postgraduate degree in language education or related discipline or equivalent experience is essential
and a PhD in education, language education or a relevant discipline is desirable.
Informal enquiries should be directed to Professor Paul Wakeling, Head of Department or Professor Leah
Roberts, Director of CReLLU ([email protected]
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Application Deadline: 22-Apr-2019
Web Address for Applications: https://jobs.york.ac.uk/wd/plsql/wd_portal.show_job?p_web_site_id=3885&p_web_page_id=380718
Professor Paul Wakeling
Page Updated: 18-Mar-2019