Accessibility Tools

Job details

Lecturer in Linguistics (Teaching and Research)
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-15436

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 01/05/2020

Salary: £36,914 to £51,034 per annum (depending on experience)

Employment type: Fixed Term

Department: Humanities

Division: Linguistics and English Language

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: Starting 1 September until 1 July 2023

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Linguistics, which is tenable from 1st September 2020 for 34 months.

The School of Arts, Languages and Cultures at the University of Manchester invites applications for a three year lectureship post in Linguistics, within the Department of Linguistics and English Language. The successful candidate will have a record of excellence in theory-driven research and teaching in language acquisition (excluding TESOL and language pedagogy), and/or sociolinguistics, and/or bi/multi-lingualism.

The successful candidate will be expected to make a strong contribution to the research strategy of the School by publishing high-quality peer-reviewed research outputs. They will be expected to contribute to curriculum design and teaching on the English Language and Linguistics undergraduate programmes and the Linguistics MA programme by offering modules in the area(s) of language acquisition, and/or sociolinguistics, and/or bi/multi-lingualism. They will also be expected to contribute to administrative tasks within the Department or School, and participate in regular recruitment activities and staff-student events.

You must hold a PhD or a relevant equivalent qualification in Linguistics, with a specialisation in language acquisition (excluding TESOL or language pedagogy), and/or sociolinguistics, and/or bi/multi-lingualism (consideration may also be given to candidates whose PhD is completed before the start of the post).

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.           

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: to Dr Tine Breban, Head of Department of Linguistics and English Language


Or to her Departmental Administrator,

Heather Lennox, at

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


The closing date for this job has now passed.