Associate Professor / Lecturer in Second Language Education

University of Reading - Institute of Education

The Institute of Education (IoE) at the University of Reading is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Lecturer or Associate Professor to work in the area of Second Language Education. Based at our historic London Road campus, the appointees will enjoy exciting opportunities to contribute to the growth of the IoE's highly regarded research in Second Language Education and MA and doctoral programmes in that area.

The IoE is proud of its close links with China, and elsewhere, and the new positions will involve international travel and collaboration with our overseas counterparts. With a highly developed expertise in Second Language Education, the appointees will be engaged in teaching and supervision on the IoE's doctoral and MA programmes. They will bring excellent research, communication and interpersonal skills to the role, alongside a strong focus on forging collaborations with other researchers.

The Institute of Education has been ranked as third UK University in the field of Education, according to the Guardian University League Table 2018, confirming the Institute's national and international standing.

The Institute was ranked 10th for Education in the Complete University Guide for Education (CUG), which cited our "sky-high score for student satisfaction".

You will have:

  • Doctorate in Second Language Education, Applied Linguistics or related discipline
  • Ability to teach Second Language Education at Postgraduate level
  • Research interests and experience in the area of Second Language Education
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Interviews for this post will be held on Tuesday 23rd January 2018

Informal contact details: 
Contact role: Professor of Language and Education 
Contact name: Prof. Suzanne Graham
Contact phone: 0118 378 2684

Alternative informal contact details:
Contact role: Head of Institute of Education
Contact name: Prof. Cathy Tissot
Contact phone: 0118 378 2674

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