Organisation/Company University of Nottingham Research Field Language sciences » Other Researcher Profile Recognised Researcher (R2) Country United Kingdom Application Deadline 11 Jul 2023 - 21:59 (UTC) Type of Contract Permanent Job Status Full-time Hours Per Week 36.25 Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme? Not funded by an EU programme Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure? No
Location: University Park
Salary: £39,592 to £54,421 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
ClosingDate: Wednesday 10 May 2023
Do you have teaching specialisations in Second Language Acquisition? We are looking to appoint a full time Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics to work in our team in the School of English at the University of Nottingham. You would join our team on a permanent teaching and curriculum leadership contract available from 1 September 2023.
We recognise that what helps us succeed is the different ideas and experiences of colleagues across our School, who come from different cultures and backgrounds. We believe that diverse academic and research teams provide the best opportunities to be innovative and forward-thinking.We are therefore seeking applications from candidates whose background, experience and identity broadens and enhances the diversity of our teamand we would particularly welcome applications from scholars from different heritages and cultures and non-traditional backgrounds.
We strongly endorse Athena SWAN principles, and we have commitment at all levels of our organisation to address gender inequality. It is our mission to ensure equal opportunities, best working practices and fair policies for all.
You will be specialised in the area of Second Language Acquisition, with expertise in two or more of the following areas: instructed second language acquisition; TEFL/TESOL language teaching methodology; individual differences of the language learner; language learner and teacher psychology; language learner and teacher motivation/engagement; group dynamics; second language vocabulary acquisition; second language testing; English medium instruction; ELT materials development;quantitative and qualitative research methodologies.
You willalsobe able to undertake teachingin the area ofApplied Linguistics and contribute more widely to our teaching and research activities.
You will have a PhD (or equivalent) in Applied Linguistics or in a closely related area and an ability to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. You will pursue high-quality teaching-related scholarship with the purpose of contributing to the research-led teaching in the School.
This role is available on a permanent basis. Hours of work are full time (36.25 hour). Job share arrangements may be considered.
The interview process will include a teaching presentationto 10-12 School of English staffand a formal interview with a panel of School of English staffincluding colleagues from ourEnglish Language and Applied Linguisticssection.
If you have any informal enquiries, our Head of English Language and Applied Linguistics, Dr Violeta Sotirova, will be happy to discuss these with you: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.
Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs - indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.
For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge .