Lecturer / Senior Lecturer Cognitive Science of Language

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Edinburgh Scotland

The School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior lecturer in Cognitive Science of Language to our Department of Linguistics and English Language.

The post holder will contribute distinguished teaching, research, public impact, and leadership in the field of Cognitive Science of Language.

It is essential that the successful candidate present a research profile, in both experience to date and in future potential, which is at the forefront of Cognitive Science of Language, relative to career stage. He/she will also demonstrate experience, achievement and outstanding potential reflected in a growing personal teaching, supervisory, research and public-impact portfolio.

There is an opportunity for appointment at senior lecturer level, for which the post holder will be expected to have demonstrated leadership experience and to contribute actively to the management of the subject area.

  • Grade 8 – Lecturer £40,792 – £48,677
  • Grade 9 –  Senior Lecturer £51,630 – £58,089

How to apply

Applicants are asked to include the following PDFs as part of their application:

(1) full CV

(2) cover letter

(3) research statement (max two pages)

(4) teaching statement (max two pages) including an indication of courses you would like to teach, which need not be courses already in our programmes.

Short-listed candidates will be required to give two brief presentations on their research and teaching over a two day interview process. Interviews are anticipated to take place in February 2019.

PPLS particularly welcomes applications from candidates belonging to groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in the subject, including, but not limited to, women and ethnic minorities.

For more information on our family-friendly policies please visit – https://www.ed.ac.uk/human-resources/policies-guidance

The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1583, is an internationally renowned centre for teaching and research in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, a country within the United Kingdom, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The university is deeply embedded in the fabric of the city, with many of the iconic buildings in the historic Old Town belonging to the university.