|Salary:||£42,149 to £50,296 per annum|
|Placed On:||23rd November 2021|
|Closes:||10th December 2021|
The School of Language, Literature, Music & Visual Culture seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Linguistics from 1 January 2022. The appointment will teach on the School’s undergraduate MA programme in Language & Linguistics, and taught postgraduate MLitt in English Language & Literature, as well as undertaking research in Linguistics and supervision of research postgraduates in these areas. Applicants should hold a PhD in a relevant area; have a track record of research and publication appropriate for the career stage; and have experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Candidates with a wide range of interests in the field of Linguistics are invited to apply, with preference given to those with a specialisation in first language acquisition, bilingualism, bilectalism, or Scottish language. The role will be undertaken within the School of Language, Literature, Music & Visual Culture. More information on the School can be found below.
You will have a PhD in an area of Linguistics related to first language acquisition, bilingualism, bilectalism, or Scottish language. You will a record of excellent research and publications appropriate to your career stage, a clear plan of research activity for the coming years, including plans for obtaining external research funding and research impact, and experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level. You will have native or near-native competency in English language, excellent written and spoken communication skills, and be able to engage with students and promote student learning in a range of ways. Your covering letter should set out how you would envision making a contribution to Language & Linguistics at Aberdeen.
Salary will be at the appropriate point on Grade 7 of the University salary scale, (£42,149 - £50,296 per annum) and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.
Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and probation period.
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This role is based in the UK and as such the successful candidate will be required to live and work in the UK.
The candidate appointed to this post may be eligible for homeworking on an occasional or regular basis. For more information please refer to our Homeworking Policy.
Should you require a visa to undertake employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship under the requirements of the Skilled Worker visa. At the time an offer of appointment is made, you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualification and competency in English. For research and academic posts, we will consider eligibility under the Global Talent visa. Please do not hesitate to contact Heather Clark, HR Adviser (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) for further information.
Online application forms are available at www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs
The closing date for receipt of applications is 10 December 2021
Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact:
Dr Elspeth Edelstein, Head of Cluster for Language & Linguistics
Please do not send application forms or CVs to Dr Edelstein.
Please quote reference number LAN120A on all correspondence
The University embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring. Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.
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