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Lecturer in French Cultural Studies (Teaching and Scholarship)
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-018739

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 10/05/2022

Salary: £37,467 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

Division: Modern Languages and Cultures

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: Fixed Term from September 2022 until 30 June 2023

School / Directorate: School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Applications are invited for the fixed-term post of Lecturer in French Cultural Studies (teaching and scholarship), which is tenable from 1 September 2022 to 30 June 2023.

You must have a PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant field and demonstrable teaching experience, both in-person and online, in French Studies at university level. You must be fluent in English and French. Preference may be given to candidates working in the area of francophone theatre and performance studies and who are able to teach critical theory at MA level; the position, however, is not open to those working in the field of linguistics. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to empathise with students.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and all appointments will be made on merit. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Blended working arrangements may be considered

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Karl Posso through his senior administrative assistant, Steph Holmes:

General enquiries:


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

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


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