Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship) in English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

  • Full Time
  • Leeds
  • Posted 1 week ago

University of Leeds

Job title:

Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship) in English for Academic Purposes (EAP)


University of Leeds

Job description

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out teaching and scholarship activities in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and related topics? Can you pursue, develop and take forward pedagogic developments? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University?The University of Leeds is one of the top 75 universities in the world. We have a truly global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities. Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe.As a Lecturer in EAP, you will develop and deliver engaging teaching within our large portfolio of programmes in academic language, discourse and literacy. The Language Centre (LC) at the University of Leeds teaches students from all levels: Foundation through to PhD, both in pathway programmes for students prior to beginning their degree studies, and on-course programmes. Our EAP teaching is embedded across a wide range of Schools across the University, with EAP academics collaborating with colleagues in other disciplines to support students in developing their understanding of disciplinary academic discourse and literacy requirements. This role will focus on teaching students on our international foundation year and interdisciplinary EAP programming based at the University of Leeds.You will have a scholarship profile which reflects your career stage. With scholarship time a part of every Lecturer in EAP’s workload allocation, the LC boasts a large range of projects, with outputs including publications whether in national and international journals or our own online journal, The Language Scholar. Unique to Leeds is the degree of close working between language teaching professionals across all languages, with ample opportunity to work with colleagues in the wider School, and access to the resources and ambition of the largest school of languages in the UK.What we offer in return

  • 26 days holiday plus approx.16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That’s 42 days a year!
  • Generous pension scheme plus life assurance- the University contributes 14.5% of salary
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.

And much more!To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:Michelle Evans, Deputy DirectorEmail:Location: Leeds – Main CampusFaculty/Service: Faculty of Arts, Humanities & CulturesSchool/Institute: Language CentreCategory: AcademicDownloads:£37,099 to £44,263. Grade 7, per annum

Expected salary

£37099 – 44263 per year



Job date

Sat, 01 Jun 2024 01:53:12 GMT

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