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Lecturer in Portuguese Cultural Studies
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-08371

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 18/07/2016

Salary: £34,576 to £47,801 per annum

Employment type: Permanent

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

Division: Language Based Area Studies

Hours per week: Full-time

Contract Duration: Permanent

School / Directorate: School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

You will contribute to the teaching and research activities of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, in particular, to Portuguese Studies at undergraduate level.  You will also assist with the delivery of some language courses (including translation) and introductory courses on Lusophone cultures.

You must have a PhD in a relevant field, submitted or very near completion, and demonstrable teaching experience in contemporary Portuguese cultural studies at university level.  Your research may focus on any aspect of contemporary Portuguese and/or Lusophone African culture.  You must be fluent in English and Portuguese. Involvement in the language teaching activities of the department will be non-negotiable.  The following would be highly desirable: experience of assessing translation at undergraduate level, and experience developing online teaching materials. Preference may be given to candidates who are also proficient in Spanish or whose research also covers aspects of Brazilian culture. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to empathize with students.

This post is available from 1 September 2016.

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.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Professor Karl Posso

General enquiries:
Telephone:  0161 275 4499

Technical support:
Telephone:  01565 818 234

Date of external posting:  Thursday, 16 June 2016
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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