Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in French - B113267A

Newcastle University - Modern Languages

Salary: Lecturer Grade F: £34,520 - £38,833 per annum,  Lecturer Grade G: £39,992 - £47,722 per annum or Senior Lecturer Grade H: £49,149 - £56,950 per annum

Closing Date: 27 March 2018

The School of Modern Languages wishes to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in French Studies. We welcome applications from specialists in any area of modern (post-1789) French/Francophone Studies to complement the multidisciplinary nature of French Studies at Newcastle, though preference may be given to one of the following areas: history/politics, visual culture, linguistics, or translation/interpreting.

You will have a PhD in a relevant field, a strong or developing publication record, and clearly defined research plans leading to internationally excellent publications, grant applications and impact. You will have native or near native fluency in French and English, and demonstrate the ability to undertake postgraduate supervision, deliver research-led modules, and contribute to French language modules. You will possess the qualities needed take on administrative and pastoral roles within the School. Candidates for appointment at Senior Lecturer level should demonstrate significant achievement in research, teaching, and leadership in an HE environment.

Informal enquiries - Please contact Nigel Harkness, Head of School of Modern Languages by email Nigel.harkness@ncl.ac.uk or by phone +44 (0)191 208 3909.

For more information on the School of Modern Languages, please go to www.newcastle.ac.uk/sml

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.

Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

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