LINGUIST List 32.2154

Wed Jun 23 2021

Jobs: Sociolinguistics: Lecturer, University of York

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Date: 23-Jun-2021
From: Claire Childs <>
Subject: Sociolinguistics: Lecturer, University of York, UK
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University or Organization: University of York
Department: Department of Language and Linguistic Science
Job Location: York, United Kingdom
Web Address:
Job Title: Associate Lecturer in Sociolinguistics

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics


The Department of Language and Linguistic Science is seeking to appoint an Associate Lecturer in Sociolinguistics, fixed-term for 12 months (full-time).

The successful applicant to the position of Associate Lecturer in Sociolinguistics will contribute to teaching from January 2022.

You will play a full part in teaching, supervision and administration in the Department, with particular responsibility for teaching in sociolinguistics on our programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications needed:
You are an early-career academic, with a PhD in Linguistics or closely related field, who is committed to excellence in teaching and supervision. You will have specialist knowledge in sociolinguistics as well as in a range of research techniques and methodologies. We particularly welcome candidates with research and teaching interests that will relate to the department’s research portfolio in one or more of the following areas: language variation and change, sociolinguistics, varieties of English.

Interview date: W/C 19 July 2021

For informal enquiries, please contact Prof. Carmen Llamas ( or Dr Claire Childs ( by e-mail.

For more details and to apply, please go to the application link provided below.

Application Deadline: 04-Jul-2021

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr Claire Childs

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