[lg policy] Fwd: [Edling] Professor in Applied Linguistics post at Swansea University

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at gmail.com
Tue May 31 10:54:16 EDT 2016

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From: Shannon Sauro <shannon.sauro at mah.se>
Date: Tue, May 31, 2016 at 3:09 AM
Subject: [Edling] Professor in Applied Linguistics post at Swansea
To: Edling <edling at bunner.geol.lu.se>

*Job: Professor in Applied Linguistics at Swansea University (UK)*

To deliver its ambition to be one of the UK’s ‘top 20’ universities,
Swansea University seeks a Professor of Applied Linguistics with proven
excellence in research.  This post is located in the Department of English
Language and Applied Linguistics within the College of Arts and Humanities.

This post requires a scholar with extensive academic experience and an
established international reputation or equivalent in terms of reach,
significance and impact in Applied Linguistics. The College will consider
exceptionally qualified candidates in any area of Applied Linguistics but
especially those with experience and expertise in one or more of the
following fields: language testing; second language acquisition; TESOL;
corpus linguistics; discourse analysis.  The University is introducing an
undergraduate degree in Education and there may be opportunities to
contribute to the shaping of this area of our work.

The successful candidate will operate at an international level and publish
research in the leading journals of this field and with leading academic
publishers. The successful candidate can expect to assume the managerial
role of Head of Department. This role requires an ability to manage the
work and performance of academic colleagues and to lead innovation in
teaching and research in line with latest developments.

*Essential Criteria*

1. A Higher Degree in Applied Linguistics or a related discipline.
2. A record of research publications that includes at least two 4* and two
3* outputs over the last five years (evidence of leadership or contribution
to a 4* REF 2014 impact case study will be taken into account).
3. A record of external research income as Principal Investigator over the
last five years that is equivalent to an annual average value in excess of
4. A record of sustained conference participation that equates to attending
one conference with international reach each year as invited speaker over
the last five years. At least one of these invitations should be as a
plenary speaker.
5. A record (as first supervisor) of successful supervision to completion
of Postgraduate Research students (Swansea would expect a Professor in this
field to have supervised the equivalent of at least 2 fte PGRs per annum).
6. The specialist knowledge to lead teaching programmes and the provision
of learning support in this field
7. Evidence of successful and innovative teaching or supervision of
students as supported by student evaluation scores or other measures
8. Evidence of leadership skills which have influenced decisions at a level
beyond immediate teaching and research commitments – for example at the
level of College, Faculty or University.
9. Experience of managing and motivating a team.

The Professorial Scale commences at £55,268 per annum (pro rata if part
time), together with USS pension benefits if required.  However the salary
will be agreed on appointment depending on the experience and the
achievements of the successful candidate.

*Job Number*: AC01524

*Closing Date: *28 June 2016

*Please find additional details and apply online at: *


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