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Wed Feb 01 2012

Jobs: French; General Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Sheffield

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        1.     Jan Windebank , French; General Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

Message 1: French; General Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Date: 01-Feb-2012
From: Jan Windebank <j.windebankshef.ac.uk>
Subject: French; General Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Sheffield
Department: Department of French, School of Modern Languages a
Job Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/french
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): French (fra)


Job Reference Number: UOS003882
Job Title: Lecturer in French Studies
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Department: Department of French, School of Modern Languages and
Salary: Grade 8: £37,012 - £44,166 per annum. Potential to progress to
£49,689 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution.

The School of Modern Languages and Linguistics wishes to recruit a
Lecturer in French Studies in any area of the discipline with effect from
September 2012. Applications in the areas of twentieth-century French or
Francophone literature and society, and in French linguistics, are
particularly welcome.

The Department of French has an excellent reputation for the quality and
innovation of its teaching and research. We ranked second nationally in
the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, and in the 2011 National
Student Survey, students rated us among the top five French departments
in the UK. Staff within the department have a wide range of teaching and
research interests ranging from medieval studies through to contemporary
visual culture.

The post-holder will teach a range of modules at undergraduate and
postgraduate level, supervise PhD students, engage in high quality
research, undertake administrative duties and contribute fully to the life of
the Department and the School.

Successful applicants will have proven skills and experience in a majority
of the above areas with a record of published work appropriate to their
career stage. Candidates should have (or be near to completion of) a PhD
in a relevant subject area (or have equivalent experience). You will be
committed to high quality teaching, including the teaching of French
language, and to excellence in research.

The University of Sheffield has been named UK University of the Year in
the 2011 Times Higher Education Awards. Beating five other shortlisted
universities, the University was rewarded for having a strategy 'based on
its values and rooted in its founding principles', as well as on its
exceptional performance in research, teaching, access, business
performance, and involvement in the local community.

To apply for this vacancy online please go to the application URL below
and search for the job using the reference number above.

Application Deadline: 16-Feb-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://www.shef.ac.uk/jobs
Contact Information:
Professor Jan Windebank
Email: j.windebankshef.ac.uk
Phone: 0114 222 4888

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