Sunday, November 10, 2013

UCL Linguistics -- Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Experimental Linguistics, - Ref:1374569

UCL Department / Division
Division of Psychology and Language Science
Specific unit / Sub department
Full Time
(inclusive of London allowance)
Grade 7: £36,064 - £39,132 per annum; Grade 8: £40,216 - £47,441 per annum; Grade 9: £51, 563 - £56,067 per annum
Duties and Responsibilities
The UCL Linguistics Department wishes to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Experimental Linguistics (comparable to Assistant Professor/Associate Professor) per September 2014. Specializations in all areas of Experimental Linguistics will be considered, including Language Acquisition, Psycholinguistics, and Neurolinguistics. The ideal candidate has some years of postdoctoral experience and a record of high-quality publications commensurate with the stage of their career; success in obtaining research funding is a plus. Duties beyond research and teaching include supervising and training undergraduate and graduate students and a share of administrative duties.
The Department is part of the Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, which offers opportunities for cross-disciplinary research and the infrastructure required to build up a research team.
Key Requirements
Applicants must have a PhD in Linguistics, Psychology, or a related area. The successful applicant will have an outstanding track record of research, as demonstrated by a record of high-quality publications commensurate to the stage of their academic career.
We seek candidates that have a combined expertise in theoretical linguistics and empirical or computational methods and techniques. Preference will be given to candidates whose research interfaces with one or more of the three established research groupings in the department: Pragmatics/Semantics, Syntax, and Phonology. Previous teaching experience with relevant courses is also an asset.
Further Details
Further Particulars including a job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for this vacancy please click on the "Apply now" button below.
Informal enquiries can be made to the Head of Department, Prof. Ad Neeleman (+ 44 (0) 20 7679 4045, If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Molly Bennett (
The successful applicant will start work at UCL on 15 September 2014, or as soon thereafter as possible.
We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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Closing Date
1 Feb 2014
Latest time for the submission of applications
Interview date
between 10th and 28th March 2014
This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff.

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