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Lecturer in French - QMUL20318

Department: School of Languages, Linguistics & Film
Salary: £42,433 - £44,807 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL20318
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 06-Nov-2019
Closing date: 08-Dec-2019

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Queen Mary University of London is one of the UK’s leading research-focused universities and a member of the Russell Group with an outstanding reputation in the humanities and social sciences.

The School of Languages, Linguistics and Film is looking to appoint to a Lecturer in French, to deliver teaching and assessment across undergraduate and, as appropriate, taught postgraduate programmes. Duties will include research, and publication, convening and teaching undergraduate modules in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures and also in the Department of Comparative Literature and Culture, contributing to MA provision as appropriate, (co)-supervising PhD students, co-supervision for UG research projects and undertaking administrative roles as required within the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures. You will be able to develop new modules, and adapt existing ones, in line with your specific research strengths. Applications are invited from specialists with a research background in transnational and cosmopolitan approaches to the modern French-speaking world including one or more regions outside Europe and Canada. This may involve literary studies, literary translation, modern and contemporary history, visual studies, thought and culture, or other related fields.

You will hold a PhD in French studies or have a relevant professional qualification or equivalent professional experience, together with the ability to deliver teaching and assessment at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The ability to work constructively and flexibly with colleagues, and good organisational and communication skills are also essential. Evidence of high quality research and publications in renowned journals is also expected.

The post is full time and permanent from 1 September 2020. Starting salary will be £42,433 - £44,807 per annum. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

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The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 8 December 2019.


Interviews will take place in late January / early February 2020.


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