Assistant/Associate Professor of Academic Literacies

London, United Kingdom
£33,330 - £46,570  per annum, plus excellent benefits
10 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
09 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Salary range Asst Prof £33,330 - £39,040; Assoc Prof £40,200 - £46,570  per annum, plus excellent benefits

Richmond, The American International University in London is seeking to appoint a full-time faculty member for its Academic Literacies Programme (ALP) within the School of Liberal Arts to begin in January 2020. As part of the on-going development of curriculum within the ALP, we are looking to appoint an experienced new colleague to teach at the undergraduate level, from Freshman (first year/Level 3) to Sophomore (second year/Level 4). The successful candidate will hold a recognised teaching qualification and a relevant Master’s degree. A PhD or terminal qualification in the relevant subject area, related professional qualifications, and evidence of an active research agenda are highly desirable. As Richmond is an international university with students from over 100 countries and has a distinct intercultural mission, an international outlook and experience of both US and UK systems of higher education would be a distinct advantage.

The successful candidate will be required to develop and teach credit-bearing courses of English for Academic Purposes at Level 3, and of Research and Writing at Levels 3 and 4, as well as carrying out academic advising and contributing to the future direction of the School. Priority will be given to candidates with proven experience as a teacher at university level.

This is a permanent position, subject to satisfactory completion of a one-year probationary period. Appointment will be made at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, depending on qualifications and experience and with a salary commensurate with teaching, research and practical experience in the field of Academic Literacies/EAP.

Richmond is a private, not-for-profit, liberal arts and business studies University. It has dual degree accreditation, awarding UK and US taught undergraduate and master’s degrees. Richmond is an equal opportunities employer. A basic level DBS check will be required for this position.

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Closing Date: 3 November 2019.

Please submit an application online at ensuring you upload a current CV and supporting statement which outlines qualifications, teaching experience, publications and research agenda, together with details of three recent work-related references.

Please note that while submitted applications will be acknowledged, we are unable to provide individual feedback to applicants.