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Lecturer (Education Focused) in Arabic Language and Culture - AO1745SB

University of St Andrews

Location: St Andrews
Salary: £42,149 to £51,799 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 21st September 2021
Closes: 19th October 2021
Job Ref: 314610

Start: 1 January 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter, Fixed term for 12 months

The School of Modern Languages seeks suitably qualified applicants with previous teaching experience, full professional competency in Arabic and English, and expertise in the delivery of classes/lectures in modern standard Arabic and modern/contemporary Arabic culture for a fixed-term (one year) position of Lecturer in Arabic Language and Culture (Education Focused). The successful applicant will deliver language teaching in Arabic at all levels, assess student work and progress and provide constructive feedback, and contribute to the development of the language programme in Arabic. 

Applicants must hold a UK honours degree (or an equivalent international qualification) and a PhD in a relevant subject. Applicants should have teaching experience in a UK or anglophone higher education institution.

Informal enquiries can be directed to Dr Saeed Talajooy, Head of Arabic and Persian (, or to Professor Seán Allan, Head of School, ( 

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian, Minority or Ethnic (BAME) community and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in academic posts at the University.

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters, and Stonewall). Full details available online:

Please quote ref: AO1745SB

Closing Date: 19 October 2021

Further Particulars: 
AO1745SB FPs.doc

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