|Salary:||£33,966 to £36,024 per annum, pro rata|
|Placed On:||29th September 2023|
|Closes:||27th October 2023|
A Post-doctoral Research Associate is required for a study into the learning of French, German, and Spanish in primary schools in England. The project will examine young learners’ linguistic progression over the four years of language learning in primary school (from age 7 to 11) and will explore the individual, instructional, and contextual factors that influence young learners' language learning, in particular within classroom settings in English-speaking countries where exposure to the language being learned is limited.
The Progression in Primary Languages project is led by Dr Rowena Kasprowicz and funded through a UK Research and Innovation Future Leaders Fellowship.
You will have:
The role is available part-time (at 0.6 FTE), starting 1st December 2023 fixed term until 31st December 2025.
Informal contact details
Contact role: Associate Professor in Second Language Education, UKRI Future Leaders Fellow
Contact name: Rowena Kasprowicz
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interview date: TBC
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