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Lecturer in TESOL/Intercultural Education

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

Location: Belfast
Salary: £36,261 to £50,132 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 19th August 2019
Closes: 23rd September 2019
Job Ref: 19/107780

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the prestigious Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities in the UK and Ireland, combining excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos, for our 24,000 students and 4,200 staff, funded through an annual turnover of some £300m. As a driver of innovation and talent, based on excellence and global strategic partnerships, we offer generous employment terms and underpinned by excellent lifestyle benefits including opportunities for family friendly working and support for wellbeing.

Our five core values - Integrity, Connected, Ambition, Respect, Excellence - are shared by our staff and students, representing the expectations we have for ourselves and each other, guiding our day-to-day decisions and the way we behave as individuals in an international organisation.

This is an excellent opportunity for an established or early career stage lecturer to join the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work. We are keen to recruit both experienced or applicants on an upward trajectory with demonstrable evidence of lecturing (commensurate with career stage) and clear potential to develop and deliver teaching within your area of specialism. You will have the opportunity to pursue, develop and plan an area of personal research and expertise in TESOL and Intercultural Education. We look forward to receiving your application.

The successful candidate must have:

  • A primary degree (at least 2:1) in Education, Languages, Linguistics, English Language, Psychology, Bilingual Education, Philology or a related field.
  • Hold or be about to obtain a PhD in Education, TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Intercultural Education, Languages, Linguistics, English Language, Bilingual Education, English Medium Instruction/Education, Philology or a related field
  • A publication record (including papers in press) commensurate with stage of career that is REF returnable
  • Potential to earn external research income
  • Research interests that are sustainable and which complement or enhance research activities of School in TESOL and Intercultural Education
  • Proven research experience in a relevant field
  • Relevant teaching experience (commensurate with stage in career) demonstrating the potential to develop and deliver teaching in a relevant area
  • Ability to design course materials and to plan and organise the delivery and assessment of taught postgraduate courses in TESOL and Intercultural Education

Further information about the School can be found at –

Salary scale: £36,261 to £50,132 per annum

Closing date: Monday 23 September 2019

Anticipated interview date: Tuesday 8 or Wednesday 9 October 2019

For full job details and criteria please see the Candidate Information link on our website by clicking ‘apply’. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application. For further information please contact Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email

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

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