LINGUIST List 32.1839

Wed May 26 2021

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Visiting Assistant Professor, Universitat Jaume I

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 26-May-2021
From: Anabel Borja Albi <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Visiting Assistant Professor, Universitat Jaume I, Castelló de la Plana, Spain
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University or Organization: Universitat Jaume I
Department: Department of Translation & Communication
Job Location: Castelló de la Plana, Spain
Web Address:
Job Title: Visiting Lecturer English as a Foreign Language (EFL)

Job Rank: Visiting Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; TESOL; EFL

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The Department of Translation and Communication of Universitat Jaume I is looking to appoint a full-time Visiting Lecturer in the area of English as a Foreign Language (EFL), as of September 2021.

Position type: Visiting Lecturer

Employer: Universitat Jaume I, Castellón (

Location details: Castellón de la Plana, Spain

Castellón de la Plana is located just 40 miles north of Valencia, on the eastern Mediterranean coast of Spain

Language: English

Fields: English as a Foreign Language (EFL), including the following sub-fields: Language teaching and learning; Digital technologies for EFL teaching and learning

Department: Department of Translation & Communication

Degree programme: Undergraduate degree in Translation & Interpreting

Tenure Status:Non-tenure; One-year appointment; Possibility of annual renewal for up to two further years, subject to satisfactory performance

Candidates with an appropriate academic CV (including research) may be able to move on to a tenure-track position

Gross Salary: €33,192 p.a.

Start date: September 2021

Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be expected to:
- Teach up to 32 ECTS (320 hours per academic year); 24 ECTS (240 hours per academic year)*
- Design, coordinate, teach and assess English language modules (aimed at levels B2/C1 of the CEFR), drawing on the latest developments in Foreign Language Pedagogy as well as taking into account course requirements and student learning outcomes.
- Supervise undergraduate dissertations.
- Serve as academic advisor to students.
- Maintain a minimum of three office hours per week
- Make effective use of technology to enhance classroom learning.
attend regular Departmental meetings.
- Facilitate extra-curricular multilingual and multicultural activities, including the development of virtual language exchanges and similar initiatives.
- Engage in professional development activities to maintain excellence and quality standards.

* Candidates with a PhD in hand will be granted a reduction in teaching load to enable them to pursue research

Required qualifications:
The successful candidate must have:
- Native or near-native linguistic ability in English.
- Experience in teaching English or a closely related discipline.
- Outstanding teaching skills.
- Substantial experience in curriculum design, review and development.
- A university degree in an area related to language.

Preferred qualifications:
Ideally, candidates should have:
- Experience in teaching English or a closely related discipline at undergraduate level in a higher education institution.
- A Master’s degree in TESOL, CELTA, and/or experience teaching English to foreign learners.
- A knowledge of Spanish/Catalan.

Candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas are welcome:
- Foreign Language Education
- Translation & Interpreting
- Computer Assisted Language Learning
- World Englishes
- Sociolinguistics

Application details:
To apply, please fill in the form at the application link below, enclosing a cover letter and a curriculum vitae.

Applicants selected for an online interview will be contacted shortly after the application deadline.

Closing date:
The deadline for applications is 30 June 2021; late applications will not be considered.

For informal enquiries about the position please contact .

Application Deadline: 30-Jun-2021

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Anabel Borja Albi

Page Updated: 26-May-2021