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Lecturer and Co-ordinator of German Language Studies (Teaching & Scholarship) - QMUL24616

Department: School of Languages, Linguistics & Film
Salary: £47,325 per annum (Grade 6)
Reference: QMUL24616
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 26-Mar-2021
Closing date: 25-Apr-2021

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About the Role 

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures within the School of Languages, Linguistics and Film is looking to appoint a suitably qualified Lecturer and Co-ordinator in German Language Studies to teach and coordinator modules relating to German language studies. The post is fixed term from 1st July 2021 to 30th June 2022 to cover maternity absence.

About You 

Duties will include teaching and convening undergraduate modules in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures. You will be required to carry out student assessment and marking, cooperating with relevant colleagues, and contributing to the long-term development of the modules to ensure that they meet QA standards. In addition, you will be required to coordinate the year abroad for students travelling to a German-speaking country.

You will have completed or be near completion of a PhD level or equivalent and have expertise in German language. You will have experience in delivering online learning effectively, and good organisational skills and the ability to work constructively and flexibly with colleagues, are also essential.

About the School/Department

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures within the School of Languages, Linguistics and Film comprises a range of rigorous teaching and expertise across various language areas that fall into sections: French, Iberian and Latin American Studies (covering Peninsular Spanish, Latin American, and Catalan Studies), Portuguese, German, and Russian. Further information about the School can be found at

About Queen Mary 

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that?a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable. 

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers. 

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form. 


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum, a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional?development opportunities. In addition, we?offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus. 

The post is full-time, fixed term with an expected start date of 1st July 2021 and end date of 30th June 2022. The salary will be Grade 6, £47,325 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

It is expected that the successful candidate will hold it for the full period. However, should the post-holder on maternity exercise her right to return earlier, then this appointment will be terminated, subject to a notice period of one month. 

Queen Mary’s commitment to?our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly. 


To apply, please click the ‘apply’ button below. 

The closing date for applications is 25th April 2021. 

Interviews are expected to be held shortly after the closing date.   


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