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Lecturer in Linguistics [T&S] Maternity/Parental cover - QMUL16699

Department: School of Languages, Linguistics & Film
Salary: £41,682-£44,015 (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL16699
Date posted: 09-Nov-2018
Closing date: 08-Dec-2018

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Queen Mary University of London is one of the UK’s leading research-focused universities and a member of the Russell Group with an outstanding reputation in the humanities and social sciences.

The School of Languages, Linguistics and Film is looking to appoint to a Lecturer in Linguistics to deliver teaching and assessment across undergraduate and, as appropriate, taught postgraduate programmes. Duties will include convening and teaching undergraduate modules, contributing to MA provision as appropriate, (co)-supervising PhD students, and undertaking administrative roles and pastoral duties as required within the Department of Linguistics. Depending on your expertise and specific needs in the department, you will be expected to teach or contribute to some of the following modules: Aspects of Meaning, Meaning in the Real World, Language in the UK, Languages of the World, Explaining Grammatical Structures, Semantics of African American English.

You will hold a PhD in Linguistics or have a relevant professional qualification or equivalent professional experience, together with the ability to deliver teaching and assessment at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The ability to work constructively and flexibly with colleagues, and good organisational and communication skills are also essential.

The post is full time and fixed term for 11 months starting 01 February to 31 December 2019. Starting salary will be in the range of £41,682 to £44,015 per annum, pro rata. Benefits include 30 days annual leave pro rata, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

This post is available as a result of maternity / parental leave absence and it is expected that you will hold it for the full period. However, should the post-holder on maternity leave exercise her right to return to work earlier, then this appointment will end, subject to a notice period of one month.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

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The closing date for applications is 8 December 2018.  

Interviews will take place shortly thereafter.

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