UCL Centre for Applied Linguistics
Lecturer in Sociolinguistics for Language Education, Ref:1759947
Grade: 8, Full Time
Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £43,884 – £51,769 per annum
Applications are invited for a Lectureship in Sociolinguistics for Language Education. The successful candidate is required to make a major contribution to the range of Master’s programmes in Applied Linguistics and TESOL, and to research and administration in the Centre for Applied Linguistics, including programme management, supervising PhDs, and carrying out first-class research activities.
The postholder should have a PhD in Sociolinguistics, Linguistic Ethnography and Discourse Studies with specific reference to language education, and a successful track record of research through publications of international significance. Expertise and experience in teaching and researching one or more specialist areas of Sociolinguistics, Linguistic Ethnography and Discourse Studies with specific reference to language education, migration and multilingualism is essential, together with knowledge of the international context for ELT and second language learning, and an understanding of different methodologies used in these fields.
This post is available from 1st January 2019.
Closing Date: 14 Nov 2018 by 23:59
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Informal enquiries can be addressed to Professor Li Wei: email@example.com.
Dr Froso Argyri and Prof. Li Wei’s work with the London community on childhood bilingualism/multilingualism, co-founders of UCL BiLingo (https://www.ucl.ac.uk/bi-multilingualism/), an information and education service for childhood bilingualism/multilingualism is highlighted by the UCL Grand Challenges’ latest blog:
Dr Sian Preece has joined the Editorial Team for the London Review of Education (Hugh Starkey, Editor). This peer reviewed, open-access journal covers education in a broad sense, published 3 times a year. You can find out more about this journal at https://www.ucl-ioe-press.com/journals/london-review-of-education/.
Early childhood bilingualism: Effects on brain structure and function: Research Associate at UCL Continue reading
It’s time for another one of these updates!
We are very pleased to announce that Amos Paran, Andrea Revesz and Myrrh Domingo (as PI) have won a grant from the Centre for Distance Education for a proposal called ‘Exploring factors that influence the impact of MOOC learning on participants’ professional practice’. Continue reading
The Swedish translation of Ofelia Garcia and Li Wei’s BAAL book Prize winning book, Translanguaging is out. Check it out! (Or you can read it in English, if that’s easier.)
Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in TESOL and Applied Linguistics, UCL Centre for Applied Linguistics, University College London (UCL), UK- Ref:1708693 Continue reading
Drawings taken from Lancaster University’s ‘Metaphor Menu’, a collection of examples of different ways in which people described their experiences with cancer
This week sees the publication of ‘Metaphor, Cancer and the End of Life: a corpus-based study’ by Elena Semino, Zsófia Demjén, Andrew Hardie, Sheila Payne and Paul Rayson. The book is the culmination of an ESRC-funded project on metaphors used to talk about cancer and the end of life in the UK by Lancaster University and University College London researchers. Continue reading
We’ve just received news that a project led by Prof. Li Wei has been funded by the Leverhulme Trust!
The project, called ‘Early childhood bilingualism: Effects on brain structure and function’, will run for 36 months and open up new collaborations with colleagues in the Institute of Child Health.
We will keep the updates coming.
Li Wei, Miguel Pérez-Milans, and Alfonso Del Percio are founding editors of the new international journal Language, Culture and Society (John Benjamins), available soon
Language, Culture and Society provides an international platform for Continue reading