LINGUIST List 31.1167

Thu Mar 26 2020

Jobs: General Linguistics: Manager, Queen Mary University of London

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Date: 26-Mar-2020
From: Recruitment <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Manager, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: Queen Mary, University of London
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: London, United Kingdom
Web Address:
Job Title: Technical Manager for Linguistics

Job Rank: Manager; Technical Manager

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Queen Mary University of London is one of the UK’s leading research-focused universities and a member of the Russell Group with an outstanding reputation in the humanities and social sciences.

The School of Languages, Linguistics and Film is looking to appoint a full time, permanent Technical Manager for Linguistics within the Department of Linguistics to provide colleagues with technical support for research and teaching activities relating to our newly refurbished suite of Experimental Laboratories, including a Phonetics Laboratory, a Language Acquisition Laboratory, and behavioral testing spaces.

You will be responsible for providing expert technical support for research and teaching to academic staff and students in Linguistics and acting as technical manager of the Phonetics, Language Acquisition, and Experimental Linguistics laboratories. You will be expected to oversee the day to day set-up, maintenance and smooth running of the laboratories, including the maintenance and ordering of the software, equipment, and chemicals used in experimental linguistics, and to participate in logistical developments and resource planning. You will also contribute to laboratory related teaching and research, for instance by giving technical advice on the use of complex equipment and software, providing expert technical training, supporting programming for experimental protocols, and advising on research design and analysis. You will also liaise with the general public for participant recruiting and outreach activities and be expected to contribute to the life of the department in a more general way, for instance by undertaking appropriate administrative duties.

You will have an Degree or equivalent professional qualification or experience, with experience in working with laboratory equipment, apparatus and software used in phonetics and experimental linguistics (e.g. EEG, ultrasound, eye-tracking), or related fields (incl. sound engineering, recording and digital signal processing, acoustics). You will have the ability to provide technical advice and guidance, together with the ability to coordinate and plan experiments. Good organisational and communication skills, and the ability to work constructively and flexibly with colleagues are also essential.

The post is full time and permanent, with an expected start date of 1 April 2020. Starting salary will be in the range £38,084- £40,194 per annum. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Further details about the post and application information can be found at the application URL below.

Completed applications, including a CV and covering statement should be submitted by 29 March 2020. Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.

Application Deadline: 29-Mar-2020

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:

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