Lecturer in Language Education

Leeds, United Kingdom
£33,797 to £49,553 p.a.
Mar 04, 2020
End of advertisement period
Mar 29, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out teaching and research in TESOL, Applied Linguistics and Language Education? Do you have an excellent research record and proven success in obtaining funding? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University?

As a Lecturer, you will carry out research, teaching and management within the school, faculty and university and contribute to academic leadership in the field of Education with specific emphasis on Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and language education. You will be part of the Centre for Language Education which is nationally and internationally recognised for its range of teaching and research in Language Education, TESOL and Applied Linguistics.

We are one of the largest Language Education groups in the UK. As education practitioners, we have a wide range of experience of teaching and teacher education in many contexts in the UK and around the world, and as researchers, we have a broad range of expertise across the discipline and beyond.

Language Education at Leeds aims to achieve global recognition and impact for its research and teaching, providing cutting-edge research and research-informed education for the next generation of leaders in language teaching worldwide.

We have proven research strengths in many areas in relation to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), English as a Foreign Language (EFL), Language Description, Language Teacher Education and Modern Foreign Languages. We lead and contribute to BA, MA, EdD and PhD programmes, providing high quality teaching and supervision, leading towards internationally recognised and prestigious qualifications, in a friendly and supportive environment.

With a doctorate in the field of Language Education or a related discipline you will have a track record of research outputs of internationally excellent quality and a proven record of high-quality teaching in a University environment.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Dr Richard Badger, Director of Student Education 

Tel: 0113 343 4644, email: or Professor Maggie Kubanyiova, Director of Centre for Language Education Research Tel: 0113 343 1203,

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Social Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Education
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 7 to Grade 8
Salary:  £33,797 to £49,553 p.a.
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Closing Date:  Sunday 29 March 2020
Reference:  ESLED1073
Downloads:  Candidate Brief