Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics

London (GB)
16 May 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Fixed Term Lecturer (2 years) in English Language and Linguistics (1.0 FTE)

Department of Media, Culture and Language

The post can be offered as Job shared.

Salary: £39,081 to £42,364 pa inclusive of London Weighting Allowance

Applications are invited for a full-time Lectureship in English Language and Linguistics for a fixed term of two years. We are looking for applicants with experience of teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels and experience supervising student projects.

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. The applicant must be able to teach the following three modules.

  • Philosophy of Language
  • Semantics
  • Pragmatics

In addition, applicants must be able to teach some (not all) of the following modules:

  • Sociolinguistics (English in its Social Context),
  • Discourse and Conversation Analysis
  • Forensic Linguistics
  • Sexist Language
  • Language Issues in Multilingual Settings
  • Language and Gender
  • Language and the Media,
  • Applied Linguistics (TESOL),
  • Forensic Linguistics
  • Language Change.

Flexibility and the ability to manage modules are essential. Applicants must be willing to teach across all levels and across a range of topics. You should enjoy working collaboratively, within a multidisciplinary environment. In your application, you should specify which modules you are able to teach. Job share is welcome. Fuller module descriptions can be found at:

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 has a beautiful, vibrant parkland campus, is located in the heart of south-west London and offers excellent facilities for researching, learning, teaching and working. We are proud of our achievements as a Post 1992 University and continue to build upon them.

To find out more information about the role and what we’re looking for, 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.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Annabelle Mooney, or on +44 (0)208 392 3521

The closing date for completed applications is: 17 June 2018

It is expected that interviews will be held on: 12 July 2018 

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