LINGUIST List 29.578

Fri Feb 02 2018

Jobs: Discourse Analysis: Lecturer, University of Edinburgh

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 02-Feb-2018
From: Nikolas Gisborne <>
Subject: Discourse Analysis: Lecturer, University of Edinburgh, UK
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University or Organization: University of Edinburgh
Department: Linguistics and English Language
Job Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer in Discourse Analysis

Job Rank: Lecturer (= Assistant Prof)

Specialty Areas: Discourse Analysis


The School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Discourse Analysis to our department of Linguistics and English Language.

The successful candidate will contribute original research and public impact in an area of discourse analysis, offer teaching at all levels of the curriculum in this area, contribute to our thriving MSc programme in Applied Linguistics including directing the degree when necessary, and recruit and supervise PhD students.

The post holder will also be expected to build external collaborations and to demonstrate potential for attracting external grant funding. They will be expected to play a full part in the collegial life of the Subject Area and the School.

This is a full-time (35 hours), open-ended post, with an anticipated start date on, or around, 1st August 2018.

Salary: £39,992 - £47,722 per annum.

Closing Date: 5pm (GMT) 6th March 2018.

We aim to contact shortlisted candidates at least two week in advance.

Short-listed candidates will be required to give two presentations on their research and teaching to the department as well as an interview panel process. A full timetable will be issued in advance. Interviews are likely to take place week commencing 2nd April 2018.

The Department of Linguistics and English Language particularly welcome applications from candidates belonging to groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in the subject, including, but not limited to, women and ethnic minorities.

Information about the vacancy and the URL for applications, can be found in the Recruitment Pack here:

The link for applying is listed below. Use the reference code 042651 to find the job. Please note that the "apply" button is right at the bottom of the page.

Application Deadline: 19-Mar-2018

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Nik Gisborne

Page Updated: 02-Feb-2018