The School of English at the University of Nottingham is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow. 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 and assist in the delivery of training and consultancy in the field of professional communication, including business discourse, health communication, the sociolinguistics of the workplace and intercultural business communication. Professional communication training and research-based consultancy will be delivered to a range of stakeholders including external businesses and organisations. The person appointed will contribute to the School’s applied linguistics research activities on its UK and international campuses.
Candidates should have a PhD (or equivalent) on appointment in a relevant area of English Language and Applied Linguistics. Evidence of the ability to consistently develop a research area within a team and also as an individual is essential, as is the ability to deliver research-based training and consultancy on professional communication to clients in a wide variety of businesses and organisations.
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 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.