Lecturer in Applied Linguistics or Lecturer in Applied Linguistics Education

WC2R 2LS, London (Greater)
Grade 7, £46,293 - £54,534 per annum inclusive of £3,500 London Weighting Allowance per annum
14 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
14 Nov 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

The School is advertising a permanent lectureship in Applied Linguistics, EITHER as

1, Lecturer in Applied Linguistics: A research and education position, for which the contract will include teaching as well as a significant proportion of research;


2, Lecturer in Applied Linguistics (Education): A position on King’s Academic Education Pathway (AEP), for which there is no expectation of academic research, but a focus on teaching and scholarship.

The School is looking for a dynamic individual who can make an exceptional contribution to our Centre for Language, Discourse and Communication (LDC). This is a

Major UK centre for Linguistics whose members conduct world-leading research on language, communication, society and education. The centre offers BA, Masters and Doctoral programmes.

For the research and education role (1) candidates will hold a PhD in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics or a closely related area. The role holder will be expected to undertake high-quality research and research student supervision, as well as contribute to UG and PGT teaching, supervision, module leadership and curriculum design.

For the AEP role (2), the person appointed will hold at least an MA and preferably a PhD in a relevant field. The role holder will be expected to contribute to UG and PGT teaching and supervision. They will also take leading role in programme management and curriculum design.

The role holder will have experience of teaching at UG and/or PG level in the area of applied linguistics, and they will have a passion for teaching and an interest in innovation in teaching and learning.

We will appoint the strongest applicant to the relevant job description and person specification.

Candidates should specify which role they are applying for in their application form

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