Lecturer in Comparative Cultural Studies, University College London, School of European Languages, Culture & Society (SELCS)
The appointment will be on UCL Grade 8. The salary range will be £43,884 - £51,769 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
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 (Danish, Dutch, French, German, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Old Norse, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish). Our taught programmes are innovative and interdisciplinary; academic colleagues and students engage with many urgent concerns facing the world today by understanding Europe’s languages, cultures and histories and their impact globally.
We are inviting applications for a Lectureship in Comparative Cultural Studies. The post holder is required to contribute to the relevant language area, as appropriate, and to relevant undergraduate and postgraduate programmes with a transnational focus, including Gender and Sexuality, Film Studies, Comparative Literature and Translation Studies, among others. They may also offer intercultural modules open to students of all our programmes. We particularly welcome candidates with a research interest in ageing, disability, gender, race or class.
The successful candidate is expected to take up the position on 1 September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.
The post holder will have a relevant PhD and proven research record in one of the languages we teach (as stated in the Job Description) or in Arabic or Mandarin Chinese. Experience in teaching undergraduate or postgraduate modules in relation to your language specialism is essential, and research and teaching experience in the areas of ageing, disability, gender, race or class is desirable.
UCL vacancy reference: 1799409
Applicants should apply online.
If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process please contact Prof. Stephanie Bird ( firstname.lastname@example.org ).
Closing Date: 30 April 2019
Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.
Interview Date: TBC
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