Assistant Professor in French (Grades 7 and 8)

Durham University - Schools of Modern Languages

The role:

Based in one of the UK’s largest and most successful Schools of Modern Languages, you will relish our collaborative, interdisciplinary environment. French Studies in Durham is consistently ranked in the top five of all major national league tables. You will make a vital contribution to our culture of outstanding teaching and personal development, across both the graduate and undergraduate communities. As a member of one or more of our many vibrant research groups, you will benefit from extensive support as you pursue world-class research. This will include opportunities to attend national and international conferences. All of these advantages will deepen your ability to provide excellent teaching which is based, orientated or led by research.

Youll need:

  • A good first-degree, complemented by a PhD in French Studies or a related subject (either completed, or currently in progress).
  • The ability to produce world-class research, including a research plan which supports the activities of the department.
  • Proof that you have contributed to research groups, mentoring early career researchers.
  • The confidence to supervise PhD students.
  • To be willing to develop successful research project proposals, with the scope to secure funding or generate income.
  • Experience of delivering high-quality teaching in fluent English and French across lectures and in smaller study groups, with the ability attain fellowship of the HEA.
  • Confident leadership and communication skills, with the willingness to work collaboratively as part of a team.

If you haven’t specifically met the above criteria but have recently completed or are concluding your PhD and feel you have the skills needed to do so, then you are invited to apply for the role at grade 7.

Closing date: 31 October 2017 at midday

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