The Department of Languages and Cultures at Lancaster University seeks to appoint a Lecturer in French or Francophone Studies for a January 2023 start. The post will require teaching and convenorship in core and specialist undergraduate courses in Modern French or Francophone Studies as well as engaging in comparative modules, postgraduate teaching and supervising research students. This post is research-active, which will involve the development of a personal research programme in an aspect of Modern French or Francophone Studies or comparative studies with French or Francophone Studies as a central aspect and the seeking of research funding, leading to publications in key international peer-reviewed academic journals and to other appropriate forms of research output. Academic administrative activities within the Department and engagement in our research culture are also part of this role.
The Department of Languages and Cultures is committed to understanding individual and cultural phenomena in both their individual language context and their global connection. Accordingly, our research spans Europe, Africa, China and North & South America and we deliver both specialist and comparative courses. The Department’s research profile covers literature, film, translation, digital culture, popular culture, the practice of everyday life, language pedagogy and sociolinguistics. DeLC is a welcoming, vibrant and successful department with all our major languages placed in the Top 5 in The Complete University Guide 2023.
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Closing date for applications: 17 October 2022