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Associate Lecturer in French (Education and Scholarship)

University of Exeter

Location: Exeter
Salary: The starting salary will be from £26,495 (pro rata) within the Grade E band (£26,495 to £29,799).
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 20th July 2018
Closes: 19th August 2018
Job Ref: S47123
 

The above part-time (0.5 FTE) post is available from September 3rd 2018 on a permanent basis.

The University of Exeter is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities. We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017. The University of Exeter has over 22,000 students and 4600 staff from 180 different countries and has been rated the WhatUni2017 International Student Choice. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. 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 role
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 12 hours teaching per week in term-time. Details of the language modules can be found at

http://humanities.exeter.ac.uk/flc/undergraduate/modules/

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.

About you
For an Associate Lecturer post you will:

  • Possess a depth or breadth of specialist knowledge demonstrated by an appropriate qualification in HE teaching and/or foreign-language teaching or appropriate recognised training in foreign language teaching (French).
  • 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 careers.
  • A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), Paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy.
  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon.

Applications should be made via our website. For more information and to apply online please press the apply button below. Please quote reference number P47123 in any correspondence.

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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