School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

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Recruiting Professor of Linguistics

Newcastle University School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics are seeking to appoint an outstanding researcher and teacher

The appointee will make a major contribution to research and learning & teaching in Language and Linguistics, and provide strategic leadership for the Language and Linguistics Subject Group.

We invite applications from individuals with an outstanding record in research (including outputs, external grant income, and PhD supervision), successful research and academic leadership experience, an established international reputation, and a record of excellence in teaching and impact.

The School welcomes applications from scholars working in either one or ideally across multiple specialisms of the Language and Linguistics Subject Group so as to enhance its existing strengths and priorities. These include formal linguistics (phonology or syntax); language variation and change (sociolinguistics); (first or second) language acquisition; cognitive linguistics; experimental, computational and corpus methods. We particularly encourage candidates interested in inter-disciplinary research and a collaborative orientation.

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Jo Robinson, Head of the School of English Literature, Language & Linguistics at

To apply, or find more information on the role, please see the Newcastle University Vacancies website.

Closing Date: 25 April 2021


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published on: 29 March 2021