Job alert: Lecturer in Sociolinguistics (variation and/or change)

  • 17 May 2022 10:37
    Message # 12783184

    The Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics at the University of
    Southampton invites applications to a Lectureship in Sociolinguistics,
    available from 1 September 2022 on a permanent basis. Applications
    are invited from scholars in Sociolinguistics with active research interests
    and teaching expertise in language variation and/or change in English.

    The University of Southampton is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of
    24 world-class, research-intensive UK universities. It is ranked 77th in the
    QS World University Rankings 2022. The University is one of the leading
    centres for modern languages and linguistics in the UK, currently ranked fifth
    out of 57 in the UK for the overall research quality (Grade Point Average) in
    modern languages and linguistics. The department has a thriving research
    community with active interdisciplinary research centres and runs popular,
    highly regarded undergraduate and postgraduate programmes: in the 2022
    Guardian and Complete University Guide league tables by subject, Linguistics
    at Southampton is ranked in the top 5 UK universities.

    Applicants to this post must have completed a PhD in a relevant field and show
    a developing profile of international excellence in research and publications,
    together with potential for attracting research funding. You will contribute
    to research-led teaching, supporting the delivery and ongoing development of
    undergraduate and postgraduate curricula by delivering high quality courses in
    sociolinguistics that complement and extend the current linguistics provision.
    You will lead and contribute to modules according to your specific areas of
    expertise, including modules of the BA English Language and Linguistics
    programme and MA programmes in applied linguistics/English Language Teaching.

    The closing date for applications is midnight Monday 23
    May 2022 and it is anticipated that interviews will take place (in online
    format) during the week commencing 20 June. Full details and application
    materials can be found at the application link below.

    Application Deadline: 23-May-2022
    Web Address for Applications:
    Contact Information:
            Professor Laura Dominguez

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