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Lecturer in French Studies - Grade 7 or 8

University of Liverpool - Modern Languages and Cultures

Location: Liverpool
Salary: £34,805 - £40,322 pa (G7) or £41,526 - £52,560 pa (G8)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 7th April 2021
Closes: 28th April 2021
Job Ref: 026624

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures wishes to appoint a Lecturer (Teaching & Research) in French Studies, with relevant research interests in the languages, cultures and societies of the French-speaking world combined with proven expertise in one of three strategic areas: Translation Studies, Decolonial Studies or Arabic. Preference will be given to those working in the modern and contemporary period (twentieth and twenty-first centuries). You will have a PhD in French Studies or a relevant related discipline, and an emerging track-record of producing research and publications of international excellence. Applicants should also provide clear evidence of their research and teaching experience in one of the three strategic areas to which the post relates: Translation Studies, Decolonial Studies or Arabic. We particularly welcome applications from researchers whose work links with our strategic research themes: Cities, Security and Conflict; Slavery and Unfree Labour; Heritage; Children and Childhood; Digital Humanities and Social Sciences; Medical Humanities and Social Sciences. In your application we specifically invite you to set out your research plans and priorities over the next five years, including an indication of how you intend to engage with the research areas and themes set out above and your plans for developing bids for external funding and for attracting postgraduate research students to Liverpool. You should also comment on your participation, along with other members of the Department, in academic-related activities based on your research interests within the framework of the University's Strategic Plan. These activities should include the development of research impact and may include programmes for knowledge transfer, outreach, or continuing professional development or other schemes for generating and maintaining links to cultural and community partners outside the University.

The post is available from 1st September 2021 with interviews scheduled to take place on Wednesday 26th May 2021.

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