26.2119, Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China
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Subject: 26.2119, Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China
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Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:58:05
From: Mukul Saxena [mukul.saxena at nottingham.edu.cn]
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China, Ningbo, Zhejiang, China
University or Organization: University of Nottingham Ningbo, China
Department: School of English
Job Location: Ningbo, Zhejiang, China
Web Address: http://www.nottingham.edu.cn/en/english/index.aspx
Job Title: Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Applied Linguistics/ELT
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics
Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Applied Linguistics/ELT
Join a unique British University in China. The University of Nottingham
Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in
China. This award winning campus offering a UK style education has grown to
establish a student body of over 6,000 in just 10 years.
The School of English was founded in 2007, developing a range of Masters and
BA programmes in the areas of Applied Linguistics, English language, World
Englishes and Professional Communication, with PhDs taken from 2009.
Additionally, the Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics in China (CRALC)
was established as a branch of CRAL in Nottingham, UK. Members of staff are
actively engaged in research in three main areas: Language, Literature and
Creativity; Multilingualism and Education; and Professional and Intercultural
Staff appointed to the School work closely with colleagues from the School of
English at the University of Nottingham, UK, one of the oldest and best
respected Schools of English internationally. A new School in University of
Nottingham Malaysia will also increasingly integrate into School activities.
The three University Schools of English collaborate to strengthen already
leading teaching and research activities. Members of staff are currently
teaching the sixth group of postgraduate students on MA programmes in Applied
Linguistics, undergraduate students on three BA programmes as well as
undertaking PhD supervision. The School is expected to expand staff and
student numbers year on year.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching and
curriculum development for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes,
participate in assessing and examining students and in collaborative research
projects. The role will also involve supervision of PhD and Masters students.
Ongoing original research and publications in the successful candidate’s
specialist field is expected, as is participation in high-level international
Candidates must have a PhD (in English/Modern English Language/Applied
Linguistics or related area) on taking up the post, with excellent research
skills. The ability to attract funding for major research projects is a
distinct advantage. Experience of teaching and tutorial work in relevant
subjects in an international English-speaking institution is also essential.
Salary will be within the range of £34,233 - £45,954 per annum depending on
skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to
performance). In addition, an attractive package including accommodation
allowance, travel allowance and insurance will be provided for international
This post is available from 1 September 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter
and will initially be offered on a fixed-term contract with the University of
Nottingham, Ningbo, China for a period of up to five years. This contract may
be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement, subject to revised
terms and conditions. Apply online (link below) for the position.
Informal enquires may be addressed to Professor Geoff Hall, Head of School of
English, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China. Email:
geoff.hall at nottingham.edu.cn. Tel 86 (0)574 8818 0271. Please note that
applications sent directly to this address will not be accepted. Applications
must be submitted on-line.
Closing date 3 May 2015
Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China week commencing 22 June 2015.
Application Deadline: 03-May-2015
Web Address for Applications: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/currentvacancies
Dr. Mukul Saxena
Email: mukul.saxena at nottingham.edu.cn
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