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Professor in Language and Law

Aston University - Aston Law School

Location: Birmingham
Salary: £56,791 to £63,283 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 2nd August 2019
Closes: 30th September 2019
Job Ref: R190308

We are looking to appoint an individual who can lead work to establish the Centre for Language and Law (CLL) alongside three existing Institute for Forensic Linguistics research centres studying Spoken Interaction in Legal Contexts, Forensic Text Analysis, and Forensic Speech Science. To enable this, the new post is established with a significant start-up research fund (£60K) and you will be working with two newly appointed postdoctoral researchers. As part of the appointment process you will provide an outline proposal to use these resources in an initial research project, which will establish CLL as a significant location for work in the field you will be asked to provide two papers as evidence of excellence in published outputs.

Please contact Professor Tim Grant ( with any queries about the roles or Odette Hutchinson (, Acting Dean of Aston Law School   

Aston University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter, recognised by a bronze award. We pride ourselves on our vibrant, friendly, supportive working environment and collaborative atmosphere. 

Please visit our website for further information and to apply online.  

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