Teaching Fellow - Department of Language and Linguistics University of Aberdeen Department of Language and Linguistics United Kingdom

Teaching Fellow


The Department of Language and Linguistics in the School of Language, Literature, Music & Visual Culture seeks to appoint a part-time, fixed-term Teaching Fellow in Linguistics for nine months from 1 September 2019 at 0.5 FTE. Applicants should hold or be close to completion of a PhD relevant to the field and have teaching experience in Linguistics at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level.


Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture


English & Film



Staff Category


Position Type

Part Time, Redeployment


Grade 6

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The successful candidate will deliver teaching and undertake assessment on courses offered by the Department of Language and Linguistics at sub-Honours (Levels 1 and 2), Honours (Levels 3 and 4) and Postgraduate (Level 5) levels. Responsibilities may also include aspects of departmental administration, including course co-ordination, as agreed with the Undergraduate Programme Co-ordinator and the Head of School in Language, Literature, Music & Visual Culture.


Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 6 salary scale (£33,199 - £39,610 pro rata per annum) and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.


Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and a 12 month probation period.


As this post is to cover a period of maternity leave it is available for a period of 9 months.


For further information on various staff benefits and policies please www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here


This post does not meet the minimum requirements as issued by UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) to qualify for an employer-sponsored visa. We are therefore unable to consider applications from candidates for this post who require sponsorship to work in the UK.


The closing date for receipt of applications is 23 May 2019


Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact


Professor Edward Welch, Head of School

01224 272152




Please do not send application forms or CVs to Professor Welch


Please quote reference number LAN092A on all correspondence



The University pursues a policy of equal opportunities in the appointment and promotion of staff.

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