Lecturer (Assistant Professor)

University of York
April 24, 2024
Offerd Salary:£44,263 - £54,395
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Lecturer (Assistant Professor)


Language and Linguistic Science


£44,263 - £54,395 per year


Grade 7

Contract status

Fixed term

Hours of work


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University of York campus (with some remote working options available)

Interview date

To be confirmed

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  • Role Description Role

    The Department of Language and Linguistic Science is looking to appoint a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) specialising in research on lifespan language development (first and second language acquisition, loss and/or attrition), to be situated within the department's research group on psycholinguistic, theoretical and experimental approaches to language acquisition and attrition. High-level knowledge of advanced quantitative research methods are also expected.

    Duties will include research, publication, convening and teaching modules at all levels of the BA, BSc, MA and MSc programmes of the Department, (co-)supervision of Masters and PhD students, and administrative roles as required within the Department. The successful candidate will be able to develop new modules and adapt existing ones in line with their research strengths. They will contribute to the development, teaching, and international marketing of the newly introduced MA Applied Linguistics. High- quality research and publications (appropriate to career stage) are also expected.

    Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

    You will hold a PhD in Linguistics with a specialisation in language development and have advanced knowledge of quantitative and experimental methods, together with the ability to deliver teaching and assessment at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and to publish high quality outputs in appropriate venues. The ability to work constructively and flexibly with colleagues is essential, as are good organisational and communication skills.

    Interview date: To be confirmed

    For informal enquiries: please contact Prof. Monika Schmid, [email protected]

    The University strives to be diverse and inclusive – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

    We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University.

    We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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