Professor of Linguistics

  • 29 Mar 2021 10:46
    Message # 10247690

    The School of English Literature, Language & Linguistics at Newcastle University seeks to appoint an outstanding researcher and teacher to the post of Professor of Linguistics.  The appointee will make a major contribution to research and learning & teaching in Language and Linguistics, and provide strategic leadership for the Language and Linguistics Subject Group.

    We invite applications from individuals with an outstanding record in research (including outputs, external grant income, and PhD supervision), successful research and academic leadership experience, an established international reputation, and a record of excellence in teaching and impact.


    The School welcomes applications from scholars working in either one or ideally across multiple specialisms of the Language and Linguistics Subject Group so as to enhance its existing strengths and priorities. These include formal linguistics (phonology or syntax); language variation and change (sociolinguistics); (first or second) language acquisition; cognitive linguistics; experimental, computational and corpus methods. We particularly encourage candidates interested in inter-disciplinary research and a collaborative orientation.


    Closing Date: 25 April 2021

    Interview Date: 14 June 2021


    Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Jo Robinson, Head of the School of English Literature, Language & Linguistics at


    To view the Candidate Briefing Pack please click here


    Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.

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