Lecturer in Modern Islam

Manchester, Greater Manchester (GB)
01 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer in Modern Islam

Closing Date : 28/03/2018

Employment Type : Permanent
Duration : Tenable from 1 September 2018
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Humanities
School/Directorate : School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Division : Language Based Area Studies 
Hours Per week : Full Time
Salary : £35,550 to £49,149 per annum according to relevant experience
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference : HUM-11549

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Modern Islam which is tenable from 1 September 2018.

You must have a PhD in a relevant field, submitted or very near completion,  and demonstrable university-level teaching experience in modern Islamic cultural studies and/or history, focusing on the Middle East. Your research may focus on any aspect of modern Islam in the Middle East. You must be fluent in English and, ideally, in Arabic too. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to empathise with students. Experience with virtual learning environments and in developing online teaching materials are highly desirable.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as black and minority ethnic (BME) candidates are currently under-represented at this level in this area, we would particularly welcome applications from BME applicants. All appointments will be made on merit.

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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date