Job Title: Lecturer in Historical Linguistics
Job Rank: Lecturer 
Full-time/ Part-time: FT
Duration of post: permanent

Salary: Starting salary is normally in the range £38,896 to £46,414 . With potential progression once in post to £52,219 a year.

Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics with strong demonstrable focus on corpus linguistic methods and approaches


The University of Birmingham wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Historical Linguistics with effect from 1st September 2016.

The post holder will create and disseminate knowledge by initiating and conducting original research, publishing in their area of research expertise, and developing and delivering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. In addition the post holder will contribute to the department and school by undertaking academic administration as appropriate to the appointment.

The Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics is a world-leading centre of excellence for both teaching and research in Applied Linguistics, with students based in Birmingham as well as in over thirty different countries. It forms a central part of the School of English, Drama, America and Canadian Studies, within the College of Arts and Law. The Department has an excellent track record in teaching and an active research culture with productive collaboration within and beyond the University, and wide-ranging public engagement. Staff in the department research and teach across the full range of English Language and Applied Linguistics, including Corpus Linguistics, Cognitive Linguistics, Stylistics, Discourse Analysis, New Media and English Language Teaching. The Department is home to the Centre for Corpus Research (CCR) which highlights the strong cross-disciplinary reach of corpus linguistics at Birmingham with particular focus on the links between cognitive linguistics, psycholinguistics and stylistics. CCR provides access to a range of corpora and has a dedicated computer suite with specialist resources as well as an eye-tracking laboratory.

Application Deadline: 21-Mar-2016

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:  Professor Jeannette Littlemore 


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