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Lecturer in English Language
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF32919

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 17/07/2020

Job live date: 22/06/2020

Salary: £41,526 - £46,718 per annum, pro rata

Employment type: AR-Academic (Lecturer)

Department: School of Literature and Languages

Division: Not specified

Hours per week: 0.4 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Part time; Fixed Term until 31-Dec-2020

The Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics is seeking a part time Lecturer with expertise in Discourse Analysis and Corpus Linguistics. The post-holder is expected to contribute to the teaching and assessment of modules in English Language and Applied Linguistics on the BA and MA programmes. The post is initially for one term, but there is a possibility of extension.

The post-holder will also be required to act as personal tutor to undergraduate and postgraduate students, and to supervise BA and MA dissertations, and contribute to second marking on a range of modules in TESOL/Applied Linguistics.  

You will have:

  • PhD or EdD in a field of Applied Linguistics or relevant discipline
  • Specialisation in one or more of the following areas:
    • Discourse Analysis
    • Corpus Linguistics
    • Language and Digital Media
  • Experience of teaching applied linguistics subjects at BA and MA levels, including the ability to develop effective module specifications, outlines, and assessments.

Interview date: 22/07/2020

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Project Principal Investigator

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Project Co-Investigator

Contact name:

Prof. Rodney Jones

Contact name:

Dr Sylvia Jaworska

Contact phone:

0118 378 8515

Contact phone:

0118 378 7885

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The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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