Lecturer, School of Modern Languages

Bristol, United Kingdom
£38,017-£42,792 per annum
02 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
29 Jun 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Job number ACAD104577
Division/School School of Modern Languages
Contract type Fixed Term Contract
Working pattern Part time
Salary £38,017-£42,792 per annum
Closing date for applications 29-Jun-2020

The Department of Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies in the School of Modern Languages at the University of Bristol seeks to appoint a Lecturer (Grade J, Level B, Pathway 3) with proficiency in the literature of Spain from the early modern period to the present day, for a fixed term of 12 months. Specific expertise could be in any period or genre however it must include sufficient knowledge of the field of Lorca studies to teach a final-year unit on Lorca’s theatre.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute fully to the teaching programmes (undergraduate and postgraduate) of the Department of Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies and the School of Modern Languages. The successful candidate will assume responsibility for an appropriate share of administration and pastoral responsibilities.

The successful applicant will have near-native or native command of English and Spanish and demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to teach Spanish at all levels.

The Department of Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies in the School of Modern Languages combines excellence in teaching with a lively research culture. The key research areas are:

  • cultural histories of Latin America (histories, literatures, visual cultures)
  • peninsular literatures, histories and linguistics
  • diasporic studies of the Iberian and Lusophone Atlantic worlds

The Department encourages research-led teaching at undergraduate and MA level and fosters postgraduate research of the highest quality. While there is no research requirement for this post, the Department is committed to developing the research activities of individual members of staff and to fostering a friendly and supportive research culture.

The appointment start date is 1 August 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

For further information about the programme, see

Contact for informal enquiries:

James Hawkey

Andreas Schonle

Timescale of appointment:

Application deadline: Monday 29 June 2020

Anticipated interview date: Friday 10 July 2020.

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.

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