This full time position is available from January 2021 on a permanent basis.
You will contribute to language teaching at all levels (preference may be given to Chinese language) as well as convenorship and teaching of core and optional modules on the new BA programmes in Communications and in International Business and Modern Languages. You will also contribute to extending the research profile at Exeter
The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures is a friendly, vibrant and inspiring community. We cover seven language areas and our research spans from the medieval to the contemporary, from translation studies to literature, linguistics, cultural history, film and visual culture.
Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.
You will have:
A relevant PhD or equivalent and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in a relevant active field of research
A strong record in attracting funding for research, or demonstrate potential to attract such funding
An active approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research
Enthusiasm for delivering high quality undergraduate programmes, including language teaching
Strong connections and funded projects with business and community partners
Involvement in projects which develop impact
The University of Exeter
We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.
Our research income in recent years means we’re the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world’s most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is of international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework). We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Devon was voted as having the best quality of life of anywhere in England and Wales, making it a popular choice for both work and study.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity at Exeter
With over 22,000 students and 5,500 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment in which to work. We are an equal opportunity employer, a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Since 2019, the university has also signed an Armed Forces Covenant, demonstrating the University’s commitment to supporting the Armed Forces community. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.
We offer some fantastic benefits including:
41 days leave per year
options for flexible working
onsite gyms on all of our campus and a cycle to work scheme
sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave
stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
Our Exeter Academic initiative supports high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career.
For an informal and confidential discussion about the post please contact Professor Adam Watt A.A.Watt@exeter.ac.uk