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Wednesday, 15 November 2023 06:51

Lecturer in French and Translation, The Open University, UK

It is anticipated that a hybrid working pattern can be adopted for this role, where the successful candidate can work from home and the office. However, as this role is contractually aligned to our Milton Keynes office it is expected that some attendance in the office will be required when necessary and in response to business needs.

Change your career, change lives

The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education.

The Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies works across a range of disciplines including education, childhood and youth, health and social care, youth work, social work, languages and applied linguistics, nursing, and sport and fitness; organised as three schools. We work proactively, taking an innovative approach to teaching and learning; develop collaborative and effective partnerships with employers and other institutions; and engage in cutting edge, action oriented and internationally recognised research.

The role

The postholder will contribute to the production and delivery of French Language and Culture modules at Undergraduate Level, and of Translation Studies at Postgraduate level. They will be research active and contribute to the management, administration, and coordination of part of the teaching programme.

Skills and experience

  • A PhD in the area of French Studies, Translation Studies or other relevant discipline
  • Higher Education knowledge and experience necessary to contribute to the development, production, and presentation of modules in French Language and Culture, and Translation Studies
  • A strong record of research that is commensurate to the position.
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English and French (level of proficiency equivalent to CEFR C2 (mastery)

Deadline for applications: 11 December 2023

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