Lectureship in French Studies
The School of European Languages, Cultures and Society (SELCS) is a world-leading centre for teaching, research and public engagement, focussing on the literature, linguistic traditions, history, sociology, philosophy, art, film and other aspects of the cultures associated with the languages we teach.
We are inviting applications for a Lecturer in French Studies. The post holder will be required to prepare and deliver undergraduate and postgraduate courses as allocated by the Director/Head of Department, and to engage in original research relating to French Studies and supervise research students. The post holder will also be required to contribute to the teaching of intercultural modules open to students of all our programmes and we particularly welcome candidates with an interest in either Comparative Literature or Screen media/visual culture.
The successful candidate is expected to take up the position on 1 September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.
The post holder will hold a PhD or equivalent qualification and be fluent in both English and French. They will have a proven ability to undertake academic research of high quality in any area of French Studies, and the ability to supervise academic work by undergraduate and postgraduate students. They will also have the ability to teach French Studies at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Additionally they will also require experience of teaching at a higher educational institution or at an equivalent level, and a proven track record of publications.
Further particulars, including a job description and person specification for the post, can be accessed on the link attached.