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Lecturer in French (T&S), Fixed Term, Maternity Cover (0.8 FTE)

Queen Mary University of London - School of Languages, Linguistics & Film

Location: London
Salary: £42,433 per annum
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 23rd September 2020
Closes: 23rd October 2020
Job Ref: QMUL22585

Fixed Term, Maternity Cover

Post Ref: QMUL22585

About the Role

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures within the School of Languages, Linguistics and Film is looking to appoint a suitably qualified Lecturer in French to teach modules on French visual culture and related subjects. The post is 0.8 FTE to cover maternity absence and fixed term for 7 months, with an expected start date of 9 November 2020 and expected end date of 8 June 2021.

About You

Duties will include teaching and convening undergraduate modules in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures. In addition, you will be required to carry out student assessment and marking, cooperating with relevant colleagues, and contributing to the long-term development of the modules to ensure that they meet QA standards.

You will have completed or be near completion of a PhD level or equivalent and have expertise in visual art French visual art (19th century onwards). You will have experience in delivering online learning effectively, good organisational skills and ability to work constructively and flexibly with colleagues, are also essential.

About the School/Department

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures within the School of Languages, Linguistics and Film comprises a range of rigorous teaching and expertise across various language areas that fall into sections: French, Iberian and Latin American Studies (covering Peninsular Spanish, Latin American, and Catalan Studies), Portuguese, German, and Russian. Further information about the School can be found at

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum [pro-rata], a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is part-time, fixed term with an expected start date of 9 November 2020 and expected end date of 8 June 2021. The starting salary will be Grade 5, £19,802 per annum (equivalent to £42,433 per annum), inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

To apply, please click the ‘apply’ button.

The closing date for applications is 23 October 2020.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly after the closing date.

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