Senior Lecturer in International Business Communication

Preston, United Kingdom
03 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job description

The School of Language and Global Studies wishes to recruit a Senior Lecturer in International Business Communication (IBC) to provide leadership and take day-to-day responsibility for the development of the School's suite of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the subject of professional intercultural communication, including the existing courses in international business communication. In addition, the successful applicant will be responsible for undertaking significant research, knowledge transfer activities leading to the foundation and development of the School-based academic research and innovation hub in this area of studies.

Substantial recent experience of teaching and coordinating academic programmes in professional intercultural communication studies is essential, as is experience of curriculum design and innovative development in relevant areas. Research experience in intercultural communication studies or related areas, together with the experience in applying for external funding are also essential.

The successful applicant will have a PhD (or near completion) in a related field or equivalent research experience as well as an initial TEFL qualification (certificate level or above) and an MA in business English/applied linguistics, professional communication, international business, management or a related field.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate excellent presentation and communication skills, practical knowledge of assessment and quality assurance instruments in HE, a successful record of developing flexible and innovative teaching methods and a proven ability to work effectively both individually and as part of a team.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.
Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

School/Service: School of Language & Global Studies
Hours: Full time (37 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)    
Basis: Indefinite
Interview Date: To be confirmed

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