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Lecturer/ Associate Professor in Modern Foreign Languages in Education

University College London - Culture, Communication and Media

Location: London
Salary: £43,884 to £61,181 Per annum, inclusive of London Allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th November 2018
Closes: 7th December 2018
Job Ref: 1767796

UCL Institute of Education

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 0. The salary range will be Grade 8: £43,884 - £51,769 per annum, Grade 9: £56,266 - £61,181 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The UCL Institute of Education (IOE) is a world-leading centre for research and teaching in social science and education, ranked number one for education worldwide in the most recent (2017) QS World University Rankings. The Department of Culture, Communication and Media (CCM) is committed to excellence in teaching and research across multidisciplinary programmes that incorporate language and communication, art, design and museology, and music. The Department offers a wide range of Master's programmes, Secondary initial teacher education (ITE) programmes, short courses, and research degrees.

We are looking to appoint a Lecturer/Associate Professor in modern foreign languages (MFL) education to join a team of researchers and lecturers whose expertise spans a range of areas relevant to the education context. The key duties are to be responsible for the operational and strategic leadership of all the activities of the MFL group, including liaison with the leads for PGCE, Teach First, SCITTs and Schools Direct initial Teacher Education (ITE) programmes. The post holder will take on the leadership of one of the key ITE programmes, such as the PGCE. The post holder will also be expected to teach on and contribute to strategic and/ or operational leadership at Masters and PhD level.

  • A doctorate - modern foreign languages in education specialism preferred.
  • Experience of teaching, designing and conducting sustained research in fields of modern foreign languages in education • Evidence of a developing publications track record including peer-reviewed journal articles (a strong record of international publications for Associate Professor); • The commitment and ability to assume a leadership role in course and/or programme management (evidence of successful leadership is essential for appointment as Associate Professor);  

UCL vacancy reference: 1767796        

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Dr. Martin Oliver: .

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

UCL Taking Action for Equality

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department.

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