Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics

London (GB)
£39,081 to £51,253 pa inclusive of London Weighting Allowance
01 May 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Media, Culture and Language 
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics (1.0 FTE)

Salary: £39,081 to £51,253 pa inclusive of London Weighting Allowance 
Applications are invited for a full-time Lectureship/Senior Lectureship in English Language and Linguistics. We are looking for applicants with expertise in research alongside experience of teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels.   

We are seeking applications from highly motivated candidates who will be involved in the delivery of a range of modules across our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. We are specifically looking to appoint someone who can teach in a combination of any of the following areas:

  • sociolinguistics,  
  • critical discourse analysis
  • conversation analysis,  
  • language and the media,
  • applied linguistics (TESOL),  
  • language and the law,
  • phonetics and phonology.  

In addition, the willingness and ability to develop courses in the fields of social media and language, multimodal analysis, corpus linguistics or language in the workplace are very welcome. 
Applicants must be willing to teach across all levels and across a range of topics. You should enjoy working collaboratively, within a multidisciplinary environment. You will have a research profile commensurable with your level of appointment as well as experience of teaching in higher education. 
This is an exciting time for the University; our new £35m state-of-the art library has just opened and we are continuing to develop a number of external partnerships across the globe.  We have a strong emphasis on supporting our students to reach their full potential in order to launch themselves onto successful graduate careers and we are embarking on a radical programme of enhancement in learning and teaching across all our academic areas. The University is based on a beautiful parkland campus, is located in south-west London and offers excellent facilities and work environment for research, learning and teaching. 
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Annabelle Mooney, or on +44 (0)208 392 3521 
To find out more information about the role and what we’re looking for, please visit the Working at Roehampton section of our website where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us. 
The closing date for completed applications is: 3rd June 2018

It is expected that interviews will be held during the last week of June/start of July 2018

The University is an equal opportunities and ‘disability confident’ employer.