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April 02, 2013

Job: Lectureship in Russian at the University of Exeter, UK

Interviews expected to take place during the week commencing Monday 20th May 2013

The Times Higher Education described Exeter as 'a rising star among research-intensive institutions'.

This full-time, permanent post of Lecturer in Russian will contribute to extending the research profile of Russian and Modern Languages at Exeter.

The successful applicant will hold a PhD in any area of Russian Studies and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in an active field of Russian Studies research related or complementary to existing Exeter strengths. He/she will be able to demonstrate the following qualities and characteristics: a strong record in attracting research funding, or demonstrable potential to attract such funding, teamwork skills to work in collaboration with existing group members, an active and supportive approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research that will help to foster interactions and links both within the University and externally, the attitude and ability to engage in continuous professional development, the aptitude to develop familiarity with a variety of strategies to promote and assess learning and enthusiasm for delivering undergraduate programmes.

Our staff are affiliated to a wide range of University research centres including the Centre for Translating Cultures within ML, the Centres for Medieval Studies, Early Modern Studies, Intermedia, Interdisciplinary Research in Film Studies, and Medical History. We have around 70 research students registered in the department. Our MA in Translation is a successful and growing programme.

For up-to-date details of all our UG and PG programmes and modules, and further details of the Department of Modern Languages, please see http://humanities.exeter.ac.uk/modernlanguages/

Applicants may make informal enquiries about the post to Dr Emma Cayley, Head of Modern Languages (tel: +44 (0) 1392 724387, email: e.j.cayley@exeter.ac.uk ). You may also wish to consult our web site ( http://humanities.exeter.ac.uk ) for further details of the College.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here.

Interviews are expected to take place during the week commencing Monday 20th May 2013.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

Posted by jmkirsch at April 2, 2013 12:22 PM