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Lecturer in Modern Chinese Studies, Teaching & Scholarship

Cardiff University - Cardiff School of Modern Languages

Location: Cardiff
Salary: £33,797 to £49,553 p.a.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 22nd July 2020
Closes: 21st August 2020
Job Ref: 9930BR

Cardiff School of Modern Languages has an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching, and we give students the opportunity to pursue their interest in languages in an exciting, interdisciplinary environment.  We educate around 800 students annually on our full time undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and a further 2500-3000 through our university wide Languages for All Programme and our contribution to the university’s part-time and evening language courses designed for personal and professional development.

Applicants are invited to apply for a Lecturer position in Modern Chinese Studies within the Cardiff School of Modern Languages. You will deliver high-quality Chinese Language and non-language teaching at both postgraduate and undergraduate levels, as well as contributing to and/or leading the further development of high quality Chinese Language teaching at both levels.  You will contribute to the teaching & scholarship, including the development, delivery and evaluation of modules and language programmes within the undergraduate and post graduate provision within the School.  You will supervise students, carry out administrative duties and academic management roles within the work area as required, pursue excellence in teaching, and inspire others to do the same.

This position is full time (35 hours per week) and open-ended.

The post is offered at Grade 6 or 7, depending on the skills and experience of the candidate (please refer to person specification for details).

Salary: £33,797 - £40,322 per annum (Grade 6) or £42,792 - £49,553 per annum (Grade 7). 

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Professor Kate Griffiths, Head of School, email: 

Working at Cardiff University offers you competitive remuneration, an impressive array of benefits, excellent career development and a positive working environment – as evidenced by our awards for diversity and investing in people.   The School of Modern Languages holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award that recognises good employment practice, and is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity.  Our inclusive environment welcomes applications from talented people from diverse backgrounds. 

Closing date: Friday, 21 August 2020

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received. 

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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