Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Forensic Linguistics
School of Social Sciences & Humanities
Location: Aston University Main Campus
Salary: £51,799 to £60,022 per annum
Grade: Grade 10
Contract Type: Continuing
Basis: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Monday 25 October 2021
Interview Date: Thursday 09 December 2021
Release Date: Monday 11 October 2021
The Aston Institute for Forensic Linguistics is well-established as world-
leading in the teaching and research of forensic linguistics and language of
the law. The mission of the Aston Institute for Forensic Linguistics is to
improve the delivery of justice through the analysis of language.
The advertised post is for the Director of the new Distance Masters programme
in Forensic Linguistics and the successful candidate will have the CV and
capabilities to launch, manage, and (with others) teach on the new programme
starting in the autumn of 2022. You will work closely with the Director of the
on-campus programme in Forensic Linguistics to ensure highest quality teaching
in this area.
You will also further expand our research in forensic linguistics through
contribution to the activities of the Aston Institute for Forensic Linguistics
(AIFL) and you will have a strong record of research publications, impact
and grant bidding to further our research in forensic linguistics and language
Aston University is an equal opportunity employer and promotes equality and
diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of
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strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and
sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom
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