Lecturer in French, Teaching and Scholarship

London, United Kingdom
£41,682 pro rata (0.6 FTE £25,009 per annum) (Grade 5)
21 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Department: School of Languages, Linguistics & Film
Salary: £41,682 pro rata (0.6 FTE £25,009 per annum) (Grade 5)
Location: Mile End
Closing date: 15-Jul-2019


Queen Mary University of London is one of the UK’s leading research-focused universities and a member of the Russell Group with an outstanding reputation in the humanities and social sciences.

The School of Languages, Linguistics and Film is looking to appoint to a Lecturer in French, to deliver teaching and assessment across undergraduate and, as appropriate, taught postgraduate programmes in French and Comparative Literature. Duties will include convening and teaching undergraduate modules, contributing to MA provision as appropriate, and undertaking administrative roles as required within the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures.

In the academic year 2019-20, you will be expected to convene and teach either the module ‘Why Belgium?’ or the module ‘Narrative in Theory and Practice’, and to contribute to teaching the modules ‘European Tragedy’ and ‘European Literature and its Contexts’, as well as French language.’In subsequent years your teaching will be subject to agreement with the Head of the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures.

You will hold a PhD in French or have a relevant professional qualification or equivalent professional experience, together with the ability to deliver teaching and assessment at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The ability to work constructively and flexibly with colleagues, and good organisational and communication skills, are also essential.

The post is part time (0.6 FTE) and three year fixed term, with an expected start date of 1 September 2019 to 31 August 2022. Starting salary will be £25,009 per annum (equivalent full time salary £41,682 per annum). Benefits include 30 days annual leave (pro rata), pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Details about the School can be found at: www.sllf.qmul.ac.uk 

The closing date for submission of applications is 15th July 2019.  Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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