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.