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Senior Lecturer in Language Acquisition

Linguistics & English Language
Salary:   £46,696 to £52,556
Closing Date:   Thursday 15 December 2011
Interview Date:   Thursday 26 January 2012
Reference:  A310S

You will have a PhD and a strong research track-record in First Language Acquisition, and general knowledge/expertise in Psycholinguistics, preferably from a usage-based perspective. You will join internationally known researchers and teachers in such related fields as Cognitive Linguistics, Corpus Linguistics, English Language study, Sociolinguistics, Phonology, Discourse Studies, Language Testing, Literacy Research, Second Language Acquisition, and Language Teaching and Learning.

You will pursue a high-profile research agenda and produce publications at a level appropriate for a strong submission to the Research Excellence Framework in 2013. You will be expected to supervise MA and PhD students.  You will teach on UG and MA modules in Language Acquisition, Psycholinguistics and other areas of Linguistics. You may also need to travel occasionally for delivery of short distance courses.   

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Elena Semino, Head of Department,

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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