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Professor of Linguistics

Newcastle University

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th January 2020
Closes: 12th February 2020
Job Ref: 2181

Contract Type: Open Ended

We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.

The School of English Literature, Language & Linguistics at Newcastle University seeks to appoint an outstanding researcher and teacher to the post of Professor of Linguistics. The appointee will make a major contribution to research and learning & teaching in Language and Linguistics, and provide strategic leadership for the Language and Linguistics Subject Group.

We invite applications from individuals with an outstanding record in research (including outputs, external grant income, and PhD supervision), successful research and academic leadership experience, an established international reputation, and a record of excellence in teaching and impact.

The School welcomes applications from specialists in any field of language and linguistics who can contribute to and enhance the existing strengths of the Language and Linguistics Subject Group in the School. We particularly encourage candidates with a collaborative orientation whose expertise connects with diverse sub-disciplines of Language and Linguistics.

Interview Date: 26 March 2020

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor James Annesley, Head of School at james.annesley@ncl.ac.uk  or to Dr Geoff Poole, Head of the Language and Linguistics Subject Group at geoffrey.poole@ncl.ac.uk

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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 communities 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.

   
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