Job Openings

  • PhD positions at Chalmers University, Sweden -  advertising two PhD positions at the Division for Language and Communication (Department of Communication and Learning in Science). The deadline for applications is 20 March, 2020. Please note that there are two separate posts, so follow the links below for information about each post:  

  • Head of Learning Enhancement Team, Middlesex University, London. The Learning Enhancement Team (LET) is a team of specialists teaching the use of language to help students communicate effectively in academic contexts, as well as maths, statistics and numeracy enabling students to succeed at university and beyond. We are looking for a dynamic leader to lead and manage the LET, and ensure a coordinated and integrated approach to the delivery of services, closely allied to the needs of Faculties, but always striving to be innovative and exceed student expectations. For further information please see

  • Writing in the Disciplines position in Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech.  The Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech is seeking outstanding candidates to teach technical communication to undergraduate engineering students. This non-tenure-track appointment will be as an Instructor, effective August 2020. The instructor position includes a clear promotion path and instructors are full members of the faculty. This position is an academic year (AY) position, with opportunity for summer compensation.
    Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree, with at least one degree in Technical Communication, Engineering Education (specializing in technical communication), English (specializing in technical writing), or a closely related field.  Preference will be given to applicants having experience teaching technical communication and/or a degree/experience in engineering.   email:


  • The English Language and Literature Academic Group at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, is advertising for an Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics.  More information is available at