Assistant Professor in English Language and Applied Linguistics, University of Nottingham (UK)

The School of English at the University of Nottingham is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor in English Language and Applied Linguistics. This new full-time post is an exciting opportunity to join a recently established professional communication research cluster and business unit, Linguistic Profiling for Professionals, based in the Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics.

Closing Date: Wednesday, 1st July 2015

The successful candidate will research, supervise and teach across the broad fields of sociolinguistics and discourse analysis, including: business discourse, health communication, the sociolinguistics of the workplace and intercultural business communication. Teaching will involve postgraduate courses, online courses and the delivery of training and research-based consultancy to a range of external businesses and organisations. The person appointed will contribute to the School’s applied linguistics research and teaching activities on its UK and international campuses.

Candidates should have a PhD (or equivalent) in sociolinguistics, discourse analysis and/or corpus linguistics. Evidence of the ability to teach successfully at postgraduate level is essential.  A proven track record of research in discourse analysis, sociolinguistics and/or corpus linguistics, with a specific focus on workplace communication, is essential.  Evidence of the ability to generate research grant income is essential.

This is a full-time, fixed-term post from 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2018 based in the School of English, Trent Building, University Park, University of Nottingham.

The interview process will include a presentation of research, teaching and a formal interview.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr. Louise Mullany. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

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