Lecturer in French

University of Essex - Department of Language and Linguistics

The Department
The Department of Language and Linguistics is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in French to contribute to all aspects of the provision of French language teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The Role
Duties will include the teaching and development of courses and modules in French Language and aspects of translation and interpreting in addition to supervision of BA projects and MA dissertations.

Qualifications and Skills required
The successful candidate will have a post-graduate qualification in a relevant area, high-level proficiency in French and English (equivalent to a native speaker) and substantial experience in and commitment to language teaching, preferably in the UK Higher Education sector. Experience of teaching theoretical and/or practical translation and interpreting is highly desirable in order to contribute to the French strand on our MA in Translation, Interpreting and Subtitling in Modern Languages. With our strong commitment to enhancing student experience a demonstrable ability to create innovative teaching materials that positively engage students is highly sought. The successful candidate will also be involved in administration and particularly in promoting Modern Languages and fostering relations with other institutions both locally and abroad.

This post will start on (or as soon as possible after) 1st September 2017.

At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

Please use the ‘Apply’ button below to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here.

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