Associate Lecturer in French

University of Exeter - College of Humanities

College of Humanities
Foreign Language Centre - Penryn Campus
Associate Lecturer in French (Education and Scholarship)

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group University in the top one percent of institutions globally. In the last few years we have invested strategically to deliver more than GBP 350 million worth of new facilities across our campuses with plans for significant investment in the future.

The College wishes to recruit an Associate Lecturer in French (Education and Scholarship) to work with other academics in support of the delivery of language credit-rated modules which form part of the Foreign Language Centre provision at Penryn Campus. This part-time (60% FTE), fixed term post is available from 15th January 2018 till 14th January 2019.

The post will include supporting the student learning experience using a range of approaches and modes of delivery appropriate to French language teaching from beginner 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

The successful applicant will have native or near native competence in French with excellent command of English, experience of teaching language classes which form part of non-specialist HE Foreign Language Centre provision 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.

What we can offer you

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research;
  • Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly 
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
  • Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career
  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Cornwall

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here.

Given the tight timeline for this appointment, please contact Dr Juan Garcia Precedo to discuss the details of the post via e-mail or telephone (01392) 724223.

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

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