Category Archives: Job Opportunities

Teaching Associate Position in Sociolinguistics (Sheffield, UK)

We have just advertised the following

Teaching Associate position in Sociolinguistics at Sheffield:

The successful applicant’s key responsibility will be to teach a Level 3 (final year) UG Language and Gender module. Applicants should have (or be close to completing) a PhD in sociolinguistics, so this may suit a PhD student. We would be happy to receive applications from individuals working in the area of Linguistic Ethnography.

Please can I ask you to circulate this to anyone who you think may be interested? The deadline for the post is very short (5thDecember!) as we are looking to recruit someone to start in February.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

 Many thanks,
From: Dr Emma Moore


Please note that my usual hours of work are Monday-Wednesday.

Senior Lecturer in Sociolinguistics

Room 5.03

School of English

University of Sheffield

Jessop West

1 Upper Hanover St

Sheffield; S3 7RA

tel:/ 0114 222 0232

Office hours: Wed 9-10. Book an appointment by following this link: (feel free to book multiple appointments if you would like longer than 15 minutes).


Jobs at University of Nottingham (UK Campus)

(Received 5 October 2016)
We currently have two jobs available at The University of Nottingham’s UK Campus, working in the Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics, School of English.

Research Fellow in Professional Communication (2.5 year post)

Teaching Associate in Professional Communication (1 year maternity cover)

Informal enquires should be addressed to Professor Louise Mullany:

Professor Louise Mullany
Director, Linguistic Profiling for Professionals
School of English
Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics
University of Nottingham

Job Opportunity in the U.S.A.

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University of Wisconsin – Madison

The University of Wisconsin-Madison, as part of its initiative to re-envision the study of the languages, cultures, and societies of Asia, is seeking to hire a TransAsia / transdisciplinary scholar with expertise in at least one South or Southeast Asian language, beginning August, 2016. Rank and area of specialization are open. The tenure home will reside in the newly- forming Department of Asian Studies. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate the ability to cross disciplinary and cultural borders in their research and teaching, and who have the vision and skills to build new academic programs. A tenured appointment requires a proven record of excellence in research and teaching at all levels. We are particularly interested in applicants whose work addresses pressing issues of the day, in areas including but not limited to: digital humanities; literary, media, or cultural studies; qualitative and fieldwork-based social sciences on themes such as poverty, health, migration, human rights, and the environment; or religious studies. Salary is competitive.

Qualified applicants should send a complete dossier (including letter of application, CV, sample publication or thesis chapter) and three letters of reference to:

Chair, Search Committee
Department of East Asian Languages and Literature
1208 Van Hise Hall
1220 Linden Drive
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI 53706

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 15, 2015.
Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentially. A criminal background check will be required prior to employment. UW-Madison is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.

Job Opportunities: Assistant Professorship, University of Warwick


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Due to expansion of our programmes, we are currently advertising two permanent Assistant Professor posts at the Centre for Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick, UK. They will be of interest to ambitious academics with expertise in two or more of the following areas: pragmatics, sociolinguistics, qualitative research methods, quantitative research methods, linguistics.

For further details, please click here<>.

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Helen Spencer-Oatey (e:<>


Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Liverpool (Arts; Interdisciplinary)

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The School

You will work closely with the Head of School (HOS) in maintaining her publication profile and developing key, strategic cross School projects to encourage interdisciplinary innovation in research and knowledge exchange and to assist in bringing together the best possible teams to articulate and address large-scale research questions, attracting external funding. You should have a PhD in a related discipline and have a strong academic grounding in an area of research that has interdisciplinary potential, with well-defined plans for developing independent research, as well as linking to the HOS’s own research profile and the School’s disciplines. International experience in Higher Education and a working knowledge of languages, preferably Chinese/Spanish is desirable. The post is available for 3 years.

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The Post

This research associate role will work closely with the Head of School in maintaining her publication profile and developing key projects whilst she settles into the role at Liverpool, and in building cross School research and knowledge exchange projects that will attract external funding in coming years. The School has strong staff with significant potential for growth in collaborative research activity, likely to attract substantial external research funding. The role holder will work with the Head of School and Research Directors on strategic projects to encourage interdisciplinary innovation in research and knowledge exchange, and to assist in bringing together the best possible teams to articulate and address large scale research questions. The Research Associate must have a strong academic grounding in an area of research that has interdisciplinary potential, with well-defined plans for developing independent research at the University of Liverpool, as well as linking to the Head’s own research profile and the School’s disciplines. S/he must also have the flexibility of mind and the intellectual capacity to work with University of Liverpool researchers outside the School, and the Faculty/University/external partners where a research project requires a broader range of skills and expertise.

Links with Chinese and other key international university partners would be an advantage in creating project structures and collaborative funding applications. Language skills are highly desirable therefore.

The post will be hosted within one of the five academic departments within SOTA and will work closely with academic Research Leads and subject specialists, and will liaise with School Research and Finance Team and Faculty Research and KE Team as required.

The role will involve:
· Working closely with the HOS in maintaining her research programme and publication profile (40%)
· Development of strategic projects, including external funding applications (40%)
· Personal research and career development (20%)

Salary: £32,277- £37,394 pa
Job Ref: R-587157 Closing Date: 7 January 2015

Full-Time Journalism Internship at Thomson Reuters, Singapore

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The Reuters Journalism Internship offer talented students and graduates an opportunity to learn and shine in one of our bureaus in Asia.

Internships last for eight weeks and most will begin in June 2015.
The deadline to apply is March 31, 2015.
Are you a good fit?
You are a student or recent graduate who is passionate about news and a quick learner.
You have journalism experience such as writing stories or producing video for a school publication or news website.

You are fluent in English and possess excellent writing and communication skills.
You have the legal right to work in the country where you have chosen to apply.
Advanced skills in other languages.

Other useful skills/experience
You have studied a relevant field such as economics, business, law, accounting, languages or computer science.
You have skills in data analysis or data-driven journalism.
You can speak another language such as Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Mandarin, or Russian.
To learn more about what we offer, please visit