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Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Forensic Linguistics

School of Social Sciences & Humanities

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £51,799 to £60,022 per annum
Grade:  Grade 10
Contract Type:  Continuing
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Monday 25 October 2021
Interview Date:  Thursday 09 December 2021
Reference:  R210419
Release Date:  Monday 11 October 2021

The Aston Institute for Forensic Linguistics is well-established as world-leading in the teaching and research of forensic linguistics and language of the law.  The mission of the Aston Institute for Forensic Linguistics is to improve the delivery of justice through the analysis of language.  

The advertised post is for the Director of the new Distance Masters programme in Forensic Linguistics and the successful candidate will have the CV and capabilities to launch, manage, and (with others) teach on the new programme starting in the autumn of 2022.  You will work closely with the Director of the on-campus programme in Forensic Linguistics to ensure highest quality teaching in this area.

You will also further expand our research in forensic linguistics through contribution to the activities of the Aston Institute for Forensic Linguistics (AIFL) and you will have a strong record of research publications, impact and grant bidding to further our research in forensic linguistics and language and law.

Aston University is an equal opportunity employer and promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter, recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Committed Employer Level 1: Disability Confident Committed - GOV.UK. We also strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit:

 As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

 Please note: Redeployees will be given priority consideration for vacancies.

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