Employment: Lecturer in the History of the English Language, Newcastle University

Closing date 17th August 2014

Lecturer in the History of the English Language,
Newcastle University.

You will teach modules on Old English and on change in English in the Modern period, at 3rd-year undergraduate and at postgraduate levels. You will also be asked to supervise independent undergraduate research projects and dissertations and to participate in the School’s thriving postgraduate culture by teaching on the MA programme in Linguistics.

You must have a PhD in Historical English Linguistics or a closely related sub-area, relevant teaching experience and evidence of research achievement and potential appropriate to the stage of your career. As well as research interests in historical English linguistics and you will be encouraged to continue your research during the period of appointment and to participate in the activities of the Centre for Research in Linguistics and Language Sciences. All staff also share in the administrative tasks essential to the running of the School.

Informal enquiries can be made to the Acting Head of School, Dr James Annesley, tel: 0191 208 6617,james.annesley@ncl.ac.uk or the Head of the School’s Language/Linguistics Subject Group, Dr William van der Wurff, tel: 0191 208 3876, w.a.m.van-der-wurff@ncl.ac.uk.

This position is part time at 50% FTE and is fixed term from 1 September 2014 to 31 July 2015

Apply online here.

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