Lecturer in Liberal Arts

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£38,592 - £53,353 per annum
14 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
17 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description:

The School of Arts, English and Languages (AEL) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Lecturer in Liberal Arts. The post holder will deliver effective teaching and learning in Liberal Arts and research in a relevant subject area at undergraduate and postgraduate level. You will also contribute to the School’s/area’s administration/outreach activity.  

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • A PhD or about to obtain a PhD in a relevant subject e.g., area studies, continental studies, gender studies, migration, diaspora studies, human geography, history, anthropology;
  • Evidence of high-quality publications and research activities relevant to stage of career;
  • Evidence of independent contribution in research projects and outputs;
  • Evidence of scholarly activity, e.g., conferences, peer review, national and international networks;
  • Experience in the delivery of lectures and seminars in area studies, continental studies, gender studies, migration studies and discourses of diaspora would be an advantage; and 
  • Experience of teaching on broader, multi- or interdisciplinary courses (e.g., area studies, continental studies, history and culture, the wider relevance of arts and humanities subjects in contemporary society).  

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria, click on the 'Candidate Information' link below.  

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.   

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working                              
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8.4 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)  

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.   

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/.  

Informal enquiries may be directed to Kurt Taroff at k.taroff@qub.ac.uk.     

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