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Lecturer - Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Queen's University Belfast - School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work

Location: Belfast
Salary: £36,261 to £50,132 per annum (potential to progress to £53,175 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 10th September 2018
Closes: 7th October 2018
Job Ref: 18/106789

The School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work has a vibrant mix of students and staff with around 150 staff, 220 students taking doctoral programmes, nearly 800 Masters-level students, and over 670 undergraduates.

The appointed candidate will undertake research relevant to Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Applied Linguistics in line with the School’s research strategy. They will be required to teach at postgraduate level, undertake scholarly activity and to contribute to the School’s administration/outreach activity in the subject area of (TESOL) and Applied Linguistics, and particularly in relation to the School’s MSc TESOL and EdD TESOL courses.

This post is available for five years.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A first degree with a PhD completed in a relevant subject.
  • Recognised excellence and reputation in subject specialism.
  • Sustained publication record in peer reviewed/referred journals.
  • Strong record of external research grant capture.
  • Evidence of successful PhD supervision.
  • Substantial teaching experience at University level having designed new and innovative modules/pathways or assessment methods.

More information about the school can be found at:

Anticipated interview date: Tuesday 13 November 2018.

Salary scale: £36,261 - £50,132 per annum (potential to progress to £53,175 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution).

Closing date: Sunday 7 October 2018.

For full criteria and to apply online, visit For further information or assistance contact Human Resources, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability. 

Fixed-term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.

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