|Salary:||£56,048 to £63,059 per annum (£57,696 - £64,914 from 1 August 2023), Professor - by negotiation|
|Placed On:||8th February 2023|
|Closes:||31st March 2023|
Start: 1 August 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter
The School of Modern Languages invites applications from outstanding Arabic studies scholars with an international research reputation for this high-profile position in its Department of Arabic and Persian. The successful candidate will be offered the position of Professor or Reader in Arabic Studies depending on their experience and research record. Candidates must have a proven track record of securing significant grant funding and leading high-quality externally funded research projects. The successful candidate will be expected to have a range of interests which strengthen and complement those within the School and make an outstanding contribution to the field’s advancement through research outputs. You will be expected to prominently represent the University of St Andrews in the UK and international communities.
Candidates will hold a doctorate in a cognate discipline and will be expected to be capable of teaching the subject to honours and taught postgraduate students from a wide range of backgrounds. The primary criteria for appointment will be evidence of an internationally recognised research record, a clear programme of anticipated research activity for the coming years, and a significant research funding record.
Applications are particularly welcome from candidates with expertise in the modern/contemporary period.
Informal enquiries can be directed to either the Head of Department of Arabic and Persian, Dr Fabio Caiani (email@example.com) or the Head of School, Professor Nicki Hitchcott (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applications are particularly welcome from people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community and from people with protected characteristics who are under-represented in academic posts at the University.
Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/.
Closing Date: 31 March 2023
Please quote ref: AC7974SB
Further Particulars: AC7974SB FPs.doc
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