Linguistics & English Language Salary: £39,324 to £46,924 Closing Date: Friday 15 September 2017 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: A1926
Linguistics and English Language at Lancaster University seeks to appoint a Lecturer in TESOL.
You will have a PhD and relevant research and teaching experience in second language teaching, second language learning and/or classroom-based research. You will join a large group of internationally renowned linguists that includes specialists in second language teaching, learning and assessment, as well as in many other areas, including: English Language study, Corpus Linguistics, Discourse Studies, Forensic Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Sociophonetics, Cognitive Linguistics and Psycholinguistics.
You will pursue research and publications at a level appropriate for a strong submission to the next Research Excellence Framework and will be expected to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students. You will contribute to the department’s modules and programmes in TESOL and related areas, particularly at postgraduate level.
This is a full time indefinite post beginning 1 January 2018.
About Linguistics and English Language at Lancaster University
We are ranked 19th in the world for Linguistics in the International QS rankings 2017, we have now been in the top 20 in the world for five years in a row. Linguistics at Lancaster is consistently ranked in the top 10 in the UK in The Times Good University Guide and the Complete University Guide.
Our specialisms include Corpus Linguistics; Discourse Studies; Language Teaching, Learning and Ass...essment, Literacy Studies and many others. Over 70% of our undergraduate students attain a graduate level position 6 months after graduating. We offer many popular postgraduate programmes, onsite and distance.
For the last forty years, we have been known for cutting-edge empirically-based theoretical and applied research in a wide range of research areas. We constantly strive to make links with potential users of our work. Recently the ESRC funded Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science were awarded The Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education. The Queen’s Anniversary Prizes are awarded every two years to universities and colleges who submit work judged to show excellence, innovation, impact and benefit for the institution itself and for people and society generally in the wider world.
We are committed to high quality teaching - we like our students to have access to our research through our courses. New ideas and developments feed directly into what our students learn. Some of our staff have received awards for teaching and we constantly strive to improve.
3rd for Research Power in the REF
In the 2014 REF, Linguistics was submitted with English Literature and Modern Languages. The group was rated 3rd of 88 English Language and Literature submissions for Research Power (average score times the number of staff submitted). It was ranked joint 3rd for Research Environment and 7th for impact, with 4 out of 6 cases rated 4*. This large group had 40% of its work rated 4*. The REF shows that almost all our staff both teach and do internationally-recognised research.