Lecturer in Arabic – AC2045SB

Full Time
  • Post Date: March 5, 2018
  • Apply Before: March 21, 2018
  • SALARY & BENEFITS £39,992 - £49,149 per annum
Job Description

The School of Modern Languages is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Arabic from 1 August 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. Applicants will be expected to aspire to attract grant funding and lead high quality externally funded research projects. The successful candidate will be expected to have a range of interests and to be active in publishing research that strengthens or complements the existing research of the Department.

Candidates must hold a PhD, should possess native or near-native language skills in Arabic and English, should have an internationally recognised research record and a clear programme of anticipated research activity for the coming years. They should also have a commitment to delivering high quality teaching within the fields of Arabic language and literature, and be capable of teaching the subject to undergraduate and postgraduate students from a wide range of backgrounds.

Further detailed information about the School of Modern Languages can be found at https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/modlangs/.

Informal enquiries can be directed to:
Professor Will Fowler (Head of School) langshos@st-andrews.ac.uk; or Catherine Cobham arabhod@st-andrews.ac.uk.

The School of Modern Languages is committed to equality and diversity in its recruitment and employment policies. The School operates a policy of family-friendly hours for core meetings and is happy to discuss flexible working arrangements for staff. The School also offers to cover reasonable child-care costs for applicants invited to interview.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, who are under-represented in academic posts at the University. You can find out more about Equality & Diversity at https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/.

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall). More details can be found at http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/.

Please quote ref: AC2045SB

Start: 1 August 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter

Please quote ref: AO1529HM