Skip to content

Lecturer in Phonetics and Phonology (Fixed Term)

Language and Linguistic Science
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
38,832 a year
Apply by

Role Description

Department of Language and Linguistic Science

Language & Linguistic Science at York is seeking to appoint a Lecturer (Research & Teaching) in Phonetics and Phonology to teach on its undergraduate and taught masters programmes. This role is cover for a senior department member who is taking up a key strategic role within the University. The appointment is fixed term for three years and nine months.


You will take the lead in teaching a variety of phonetics and phonology modules. In the academic session 2018-2019 you will be expected to teach the following: Advanced Phonetics (PGT), Articulatory & Impressionistic Phonetics (UG and PGT), Introduction to Phonetics & Phonology (UG). As the role develops you may be expected to contribute to the further development of phonetics and phonology as part of the undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum. You will also lead on and/or contribute to the production of research outputs and research outcomes, contribute to supervision of students’ work, for both final-year undergraduate and masters dissertations, as well as pastoral duties and administration within the Department.

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

You are an early career linguist with a PhD in Linguistics or closely related field. You are familiar with the latest advances in phonetics and phonology and have a track record of high quality teaching, in a variety of formats, including lectures and seminars. In addition to detailed subject knowledge you should demonstrate highly developed oral and written communication skills, and provide evidence of attention to detail and commitment to high quality in your work.

This post is available full-time on a fixed term basis, for 3 years and 9 months

The starting date is 1 October 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Informal enquiries may be made to the Head of Department (Professor Dunstan Brown) by e-mail ( For further information please see the department web pages at

The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community  – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

      Athena Swan Bronze               

A place where we can ALL be ourselves #EqualityatYork



Forgot password | Register

Why York?

York is one of the most successful universities in the UK.

With world-class activity across the spectrum from the physical sciences, life sciences, and social sciences to the humanities, we have been recognised as one of the top 100 universities in the world, gaining outstanding results in official assessments of our research and teaching.