Teaching Associate in Applied Linguistics (full-time, fixed term)

Closing Date
Thursday, 9th December 2021
Job Type
£31406 to £40927 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The School of English is seeking to appoint a full time Teaching Associate in Applied Linguistics.   

The successful candidate will be specialised in Second Language Acquisition, with expertise in two or more of the following areas: instructed second language acquisition theories; TESOL language teaching methodology; individual differences of the language learner; second language vocabulary acquisition; second language testing; ELT materials development; motivation theories; group dynamics; quantitative and qualitative research methodologies. An ability to teach Intercultural Communication is desirable. They will undertake teaching in the area of Applied Linguistics in the School of English. Candidates should have a PhD in Applied Linguistics or in a closely related area, as well as having language teaching experience.? Evidence of the ability to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels is essential, covering (preferably more than one of) the above areas.?  

Mentoring towards further career progression will be offered throughout the period of the post.

Further information about the School is available at: 

The interview process will include a presentation of teaching and a formal interview.  These will be held online using MS-Teams.

This is a full time, fixed term appointment to cover staff absence from 3 January 2022 to 31 January 2023. 

The University of Nottingham strongly endorses Athena SWAN principles, with commitment from all levels of the organisation to address gender equality.  It is our mission to ensure equal opportunity, best working practices and fair policies for all. 

Our staff body is currently under-represented in terms of Black, Asian and minority ethnic members, and so we would particularly welcome applicants from these backgrounds. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Violeta Sotirova,

Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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