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Lecturer in Phonetics and Phonology (Teaching-Focused)
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-017419

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 13/09/2021

Salary: £37,467 pro rata per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

School/ Directorate: Linguistics and English Language

Hours per week: 0.5 FTE (17.5 hours per week)

Contract Duration: Starting as soon as possible until 31 July 2022

The School of Arts, Languages and Cultures at the University of Manchester invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for a part-time (0.5FTE) temporary teaching-focused Lectureship in Phonetics and Phonology, tenable from 15 September 2021 until 31 July 2022 to provide cover for colleagues bought out on funded research grants and fellowships. 

You will convene and teach two course units (or equivalent) in the area of Phonetics and Phonology in the academic year. The units are offered as part of the single honours Undergraduate programmes in Linguistics and English Language and joint honours programmes with either of these subjects, and of the MA Linguistics programme. You will be expected to teach lectures and seminars, to set assessment, to undertake all the marking, to update existing course materials and a virtual learning environment on Blackboard. You will hold two office hours per week, and answer student queries by email and/or on the course units’ discussion boards. You may be asked to supervise a small number of undergraduate and MA dissertations. You will participate in recruitment activities, take on small administrative roles within the department, and deliver pastoral care to students as academic advisor.

Applicants will hold a PhD or equivalent in Linguistics or English Language, with a specialisation in Phonetics and Phonology (consideration may also be given to candidates with imminent viva dates for PhD completion).

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

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Blended working arrangements may be considered.

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

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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.


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