CFP Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice (UK)

ConferencesCall for Papers: 13th International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice, University of Glasgow, 4-6 September 2023. Deadline: 27 March 2023.

The 13th International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice (ALAPP). ALAPP 2023 will be hosted by the Department of English Language and Linguistics, University of Glasgow, 4-6 September 2023. The Post-ALAPP Masterclass is scheduled on 7 September 2023. ALAPP aims to bring together scholars from different disciplinary backgrounds, especially language and communication research and professional domains (e.g., business, organization studies, education, banking, health care, therapy, journalism, law, social care and welfare, immigration and border control, police work, translation and interpreting) to share ideas and discuss innovations and interventions.


U Glasgow: Sociolinguistics (UK)


Lecturer in Sociolinguistics, School of Critical Studies, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Deadline: 15 January 2023.

The School of Critical Studies seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Sociolinguistics based in the subject area of English Language & Linguistics, which provides world leading research in the analysis of speech and the use of digital technologies in linguistics. The postholder will contribute to, and expand on, the existing research strengths in the area of sociolinguistics, specialising in multilingualism, language attitudes, interactional sociolinguistics, amongst others. Applicants with experience in research with a qualitative orientation are particularly welcome. The successful candidate will have an excellent publication record and demonstrate the potential for attracting external grant funding. They will offer courses at UG and PG level, in addition to recruiting and supervising PhD students.

U Glasgow: Head of Operations, Scottish Council on Global Affairs (UK)


Head of Operations, Scottish Council on Global Affairs, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Deadline: 18 September 2022.

The Scottish Council on Global Affairs (SCGA or ‘the Council’) seeks to appoint a Head of Operations to provide strategic leadership and to manage all aspects of its research and public engagement operations. The SCGA, which is formed of a partnership of the Universities of St Andrews, Glasgow and Edinburgh, is Scotland’s first independent institute of international affairs. It will provide a hub for collaborative, policy-relevant research and a home for evidence-based debate on all aspects of global affairs. The Council will bring together the public, private and not for profit sectors with academic expertise to encourage dialogue, debate and the dissemination of expertise on issues of international importance. It will deepen existing ties and forge new relationships between researchers and institutions in the United Kingdom and with centres of expertise in Europe and around the world.

U Glasgow: Curator of Unfinished Conversations (UK)

“JobCurator of Unfinished Conversations, Museum and Gallery, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK. Deadline: 13 July 2022.

You will deliver The Hunterian’s three-year programme, ‘Power in this Place: Unfinished Conversations’ funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation. Building on the transformational ‘Curating Discomfort’ project, the Curator of Unfinished Conversations will work across collections and organisation to embed anti-racist, participatory approaches in The Hunterian and the wider university communities with which the museum and gallery work.

The post will seek to restore social capital appropriated through two centuries of collecting to communities, locally and internationally and will ensure that The Hunterian’s own processes undergo fundamental and permanent re-alignment around race and equality issues. Impacts will be delivered beyond The Hunterian, facilitating new critical strategic dialogues at senior levels across the University of Glasgow and in Scotland’s cultural sector and beyond.

U Glasgow: Languages & Intercultural Studies (UK)

“JobLecturer in Languages and Intercultural Studies , College of Social Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK. Deadline: 23 September, 2021.

The School of Education invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Languages and Intercultural Studies (Research & Teaching Track) at the University of Glasgow. You will develop, lead and sustain research and scholarship of international excellence and contribute to knowledge exchange activities relative to the UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts (UNESCO RILA). You will also contribute to learning and teaching and undertake administration and service activities in line with the School/College’s strategic objectives. The School is situated within the College of Social Sciences (CoSS) and it welcomes applications from candidates keen to contribute to interdisciplinary research, scholarship and knowledge exchange across CoSS and University. Applications are invited from candidates who hold a Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 (PhD) or equivalent in related discipline with a growing reputation for scholarship within the subject area. This post is full time and fixed term for 3 years.

U Glasgow: Multiple Faculty Positions (UK)


Lecturer in Sociology (Media and Communications) plus multiple other faculty positions, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK. Deadline: January 10, 2021.

The School of Social and Political Sciences seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Sociology (Media and Communications). We especially welcome applications from candidates with expertise in the practice of journalism and/or digital media. The Lecturer will develop, lead and sustain research and scholarship of international standard, engaging with the media and communication and other research areas in Sociology and related School research themes such as inclusive economy, democracy, migration and social movements, equality, human rights and governance. You will contribute to an excellent student experience by delivering, organising and reviewing agreed teaching, assessment and administration processes to enhance learning and teaching in the School of Social and Political Sciences. We especially encourage applications from women, disabled and ethnic minority candidates, as these groups are underrepresented in the School.

There are multiple other faculty positions available at the University of Glasgow:

U Glasgow: International Officer (UK)

Senior International Officer: South and South East Asia, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK. Deadline: 24 February 2020.

You will work directly with the International Recruitment Manager for South and South East Asia and other Senior International Officers in meeting institutional and College targets in relation to the University’s International Recruitment strategy and agreed key performance indicators.

You will provide a friendly and efficient service to international students and visitors, facilitate the development of partnerships/collaborations with key institutions, agents, government agencies and other contacts within and outwith the University. You will support the delivery of institutional internationalisation strategic objectives.

**NOTE the post may be rotated on a periodic basis to give experience of different international markets.**   

Glasgow U MSc Applied Linguistics Scholarships

Applied Linguistics Scholarships, School of Critical Studies, University of Glasgow, UK. Deadline: 17 June 2019.

University of Glasgow is offering a number of scholarships exclusively for study on their new MSc in Applied Linguistics for academic years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021. The awards are £10k forinternational students and £5k for UK/EU students.  All awards are for tuition fee discount, and do not completely cover the costs.

U Glasgow Job Ad: Children’s Literature & Displacement (UK)

Job adsResearch Assistant, School of Education, University of Glasgow. Deadline: 17 September 2018.

Job Purpose: To make a contribution to the project: Children’s Literature in Critical Contexts of Displacement: Exploring how story and arts-based practices create ‘safe spaces’ for displaced children and young people (AHRC-GCRF Research Network). Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in the area of intercultural education awareness, children’s literature and the arts and qualitative research methods. The post-holder will also be required to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project as opportunities allow.


U Glasgow Job Ad: Media, Journalism & Communications (UK)

Job adsLecturer in Media, Journalism and Communications, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Deadline: 9 July 2018.

Job Purpose: To contribute to and build on the existing success of the MSc in Media, Communications and International Journalism, and to support future growth within that programme. To contribute to the delivery of an excellent student experience by contributing to teaching, assessment and administration processes associated with undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and to undertake scholarship to enhance learning and teaching in the School of Social & Political Sciences. This will include delivering, organising and reviewing these processes in line with School strategic objectives.

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