Lecturer in Applied Linguistics (TESOL)

University of Sheffield - Faculty of Arts and Humanities - School of English

Salary: Grade 8:
£39,992 - £47,722 per annum. Potential to progress to £50,618 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution.

Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University?

The School of English has an international reputation for high-quality and innovate learning and teaching, delivered by staff who are both committed to providing an outstanding student experience and who are at the cutting edge of research in their own discipline. Does this sound like you? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for an individual who has teaching and research strengths in language pedagogy to make an impact on the MA in Applied Linguistics with TESOL (Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages) and on the undergraduate curriculum.

The MA in Applied Linguistics team is recognised for its expert academic staff who offer research expertise and supervision in a variety of sub-disciplines. These include second language acquisition, sociolinguistics, English for academic purposes, bilingualism, corpus linguistics, pragmatics, intercultural communication and critical discourse analysis.

You will be joining the Applied Linguistics team and will have teaching and research strengths in language pedagogy covering one or more of the following areas: language curriculum design, language pedagogy, vocabulary studies, classroom-based research, language testing, CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning), and teaching young learners. The ability to teach across a broad range will be an advantage, including, if necessary, in areas beyond your primary research specialisation. You will be required to provide teaching in connection with the MA in Applied Linguistics with TESOL (Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages).

We are seeking candidates with a PhD in Applied Linguistics (or equivalent experience) and proven teaching ability. You will have a proven ability to carry out high quality research and experience of writing and submitting proposals for funded research. Please include a full CV with your on-line application.

The School of English is known for its international-quality research in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Literary Linguistics, and English Language, English Literature, Film, Theatre and Performance, Creative Writing. Much of this activity is passed onto students through our research-led approach to learning and teaching. With over 50 members of academic staff, the School is able to offer outstanding teaching across a wide range of subject areas. In recent years, eight members of staff have received Senate Awards for Teaching Excellence, and two members of our staff have been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship. The English Language and Linguistics programme was ranked 2nd in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2017.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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