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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer - B139270A

Newcastle University - Education, Communication & Language Science

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: £35,210 to £58,089 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th September 2018
Closes: 8th October 2018
Job Ref: 198240

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Salary: £35,210 - £39,610 per annum (Lecturer Grade F)
            £40,792 - £48,676 per annum (Lecturer Grade G)
            £50,132 - £58,089 per annum (Lecturer Grade H)

The School of Education, Communication & Language Sciences are seeking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics & Communication with a specialism in Intercultural Communication. You will contribute to the research output of the Applied Linguistics & Communication subject area, to supervising postgraduate research students, and to teaching, particularly on the MA Cross-Cultural Communication programme.

You must have a PhD in a related field, with an established (for Senior Lecturer) or developing (for Lecturer) research expertise in Intercultural Communication. Experience of teaching and supervising large international postgraduate cohorts is essential, preferably in the area of Intercultural Communication.

Expertise in the following areas is welcome but not essential: English as a Lingua Franca, Intercultural Workplaces, Intercultural Education, Intercultural Pragmatics, Research Methods in Intercultural Communication, Critical Discourse Analysis, Corpus Linguistics, Quantitative Analysis.

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.  The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the community they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices. 

Please contact Professor Steve Walsh (Head of Applied Linguistics & Communication) for informal enquiries. Email:  Tel: +44 191 208 5094

Further information about the Applied Linguistics & Communication team can be found at:

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