Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Russian

University of Glasgow - School of Modern Languages and Cultures

Job Purpose

***Please note: This is the job description for appointment at Senior Lecturer (Grade 9) level, for job description for appointment at Lecturer Grade 7 or 8, please see attachment at the bottom of the page***

To lead the University’s research and teaching in Russian Language, Literature and Culture. The Senior Lecturer will undertake and promote international research within the College of Arts. You will play a vital leadership role in Russian and Slavonic Studies in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, and in supporting teaching and research ambitions in the College of Arts, in line with the University, College and School strategic objectives.

Standard Terms & Conditions

The salary will be on the Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, 8 or 9.

Lecturer (Grade 7): £34,520 – £38,833*
Lecturer (Grade 8): £42,418 – £49,149*
Senior Lecturer/Reader (Grade 9): £50,618 – £56,950*

*For grades 7, 8 and 9, the university may exceptionally appoint on the following contribution points:
Lecturer (Grade 7): £39,992 – £42,418
Lecturer (Grade 8): £50,618 – £53,691
Senior Lecturer/Reader (Grade 9): £58,655 – £62,219

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University's relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court's policies.
Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

Probation Period

The successful applicant of this post will be enrolled onto the University’s Early Career Development Programme (ECDP). This will provide for you as an early career academic staff member to be developed and supported over a specified timeframe to facilitate the advancement of your academic career.

Information on the programme can be found on our website at: http://www.gla.ac.uk/services/humanresources/all/pay/ecdp/policy/

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

Vacancy Ref: 020311, closing date: 12 March 2018.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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