Lecturer in TESOL and Applied Linguistics

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£37,467 - £51,799 per annum
13 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
11 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date: 11/07/2022
Salary: £37,467 - £51,799 per annum
Job category/type: Academic

The School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work (SSESW) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Lecturer in TESOL & Applied Linguistics. 

The successful applicant will undertake research relevant to Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Applied Linguistics in line with the school’s research strategy, to teach at postgraduate level, undertake scholarly activity and to contribute to the school’s administration/outreach activity, in the subject area of (TESOL) and Applied Linguistics and particularly in relation to the School’s TESOL, Language Education, and Applied Linguistics courses. 

The successful candidate must have and your CV/Cover letter (or application form) should clearly demonstrate you have:   

  • A primary degree (at least 2:1) in Education, Languages, Linguistics, English Language, Psychology, Bilingual Education, Philology or a related field.
  • Hold or be about to obtain (within 3 months of taking up the post) a PhD in Education, TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Intercultural Education, Languages, Linguistics, English Language, Bilingual Education, English Medium Instruction/Education, Immersion Education, Philology, or a related field.
  • A publication record (including papers in press) commensurate with stage of career that is REF returnable.
  • Potential to earn external research income.
  • Research interests that are sustainable and which complement or enhance research activities of School in TESOL and Applied Linguistics.
  • A minimum of 3 years research experience in a relevant field.
  • Relevant teaching experience (commensurate with stage in career) demonstrating the potential to deliver level M courses in TESOL/Applied Linguistics.
  • Ability to design course materials and to plan and organise the delivery and assessment of taught postgraduate courses in TESOL and Applied Linguistics.

*Please note the above are not an exhaustive list.* For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria click on the 'Candidate Information' link below. 

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Race) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit:  www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/.

Candidate Information

Informal enquiries may be directed to: Dr Mel Engman (m.engman@qub.ac.uk)  

About The School 

Attractive reward package

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