Lecturer in Russian Studies

University of Manchester Humanities

Job reference: HUM-024911
Salary: £40,521 to £56,021 pro rata per annum, depending on relevant experience
Faculty/Organisational Unit: Humanities
Location: Oxford Road
Employment type: Fixed Term
Division/Team: Modern Languages and Cultures
Hours Per Week: Part Time (17.5 hours per week)
Closing date: 22/03/2024
Contract Duration: 1 September 2024 until 30 June 2025
School/Directorate: School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Job Description

The School of Arts, Languages and Cultures (SALC) contains one of the UK’s largest concentrations of high-quality research and teaching in languages and linguistics. SALC is seeking to recruit a part-time (0.5 FTE) ‘teaching and scholarship’ lecturer (research is not included in this role) to contribute to the teaching activities of Russian Studies, which is housed within the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures. We welcome applications from candidates with a PhD in any aspect of the history, politics and culture of Russia. This fixed-term appointment will make an important contribution to Russian Studies at undergraduate level.  Applicants must be fluent in English and Russian. The post is tenable from 1 September 2024 to 30 June 2025.

The School is strongly committed to the enhancement of excellence, in step with the University’s ambitious plans as set out in the document Our Future: Vision and Strategic Plan, which is designed to cement the University’s place within the world’s top 25 universities. Teaching is a key element of the School’s activity and students at all levels benefit from the breadth of the School in that they can combine languages and pursue interests from a cross-cultural and cross-linguistic perspective.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Blended working arrangements may be considered              

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Julia Dobson

Email: julia.dobson@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: People.Recruitment@manchester.ac.uk

Technical support:

Jobtrain: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.