Job opportunity: Lecturer in Applied Languages, University of Sheffield

Closing Date 6th April 2016

The School of Languages and Cultures wishes to recruit a Lecturer in Applied Languages from 1 September 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Applied Languages Section of the School of Languages and Cultures has an excellent reputation for the quality and innovation of its teaching. Staff have a range of research interests in intercultural communication, translation and screen translation and are active participants in the School’s wide range of research clusters. Our MA degrees attract high numbers of applicants placing us amongst the University’s top recruiters.

The post-holder will contribute to teaching across these programmes as well as developing undergraduate teaching in applied language areas including intercultural communication and translation studies to form links between our undergraduate and postgraduate curricula. The successful applicant will engage in high quality research activity, undertake administrative duties, supervise PhD students as appropriate, and contribute fully to the life of the School commensurate with their grade.

You will have a PhD in Applied Languages or a related subject area (or have equivalent experience), proven teaching and leadership ability and the capacity to carry out high-quality research and to disseminate research findings effectively. Near-native level of proficiency in two languages, one of which must be English and the ability to supervise and monitor the work of research students is essential.

Grade 8
£38,896 to £46,414 per annum, with potential to progress to £52,219

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