Associate Lecturer in Spanish (E&S)

University of Exeter - College of Humanities – Department of Modern Languages

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.

The College wishes to recruit an Associate Lecturer in Spanish (Education and Scholarship) to work with other academics in support of the delivery of Spanish language credit-rated modules to provide selected aspects of the student learning experience at module level. This part-time (60%), fixed term post is available from 1st September 2017 to 31st August 2018.

The post will include supporting the student learning experience using a range of approaches and modes of delivery appropriate to Spanish language teaching from beginner and post-A level to advanced level, and the standard departmental allocation of administration. The post requires up to 14 hours teaching per week in term-time. Details of the language modules can be found at:

http://humanities.exeter.ac.uk/modernlanguages/Spanish/undergraduate/modules/

The successful applicant will have native or near native competence in Spanish with excellent command of English, experience of teaching language classes which form part of specialist HE language programmes at all levels, and experience of designing, setting and marking appropriate assessment components. S/he will be familiar with a variety of strategies to promote and assess language learning. The applicant will work collaboratively as part of a team. Staff at this level are expected to achieve Associate Fellow of the HEA within two years of appointment (if not already achieved) and to attend formal CPD relating to this.

Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 41 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, an onsite gym, free yoga and pilates, a cycle to work scheme and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter. If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website (www.exeter.ac.uk/thesouthwest) for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in.

The starting salary will be from £26,052 pa pro rata within the Grade E band (£26,052 - £30,175).

For further information please contact the Director of Language Teaching, Prof Sonia Cunico, e-mail s.cunico@ex.ac.uk.

Applications should be made via our website. For more information and to apply online please go to www.exeter.ac.uk/jobs Please quote reference number R46843 in any correspondence.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce

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