Lecturer in French (Teaching and Scholarship)
Language and Linguistic Science
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
£40,322 - £49,553 a year
To be confirmed
9470 Job Description.pdf
The Department of Language & Linguistic Science is seeking to appoint a
Lecturer in French in the UG programme from 1 September 2021. The post is
full-time and fixed-term to cover for a maternity absence.
Our French provision is delivered through our BA degree programmes in
language, linguistics, and combined degrees (with History) and through
Languages for All, which provides general language modules in 14 languages
(from beginner level to final-year level). You will join our department to
contribute across the spectrum of our teaching of language and culture.
You will be able to demonstrate significant experience of teaching and
administration in a higher-education setting, with the ability to teach across
all levels of the subject, and to deliver content-based modules in the target
Duties will include teaching and convening modules at undergraduate level (on
the UG degree programme and in the Languages for All programme). You will
also be expected to contribute to the life of the Department by undertaking
appropriate administrative and pastoral duties.
You will be expected to teach on the following modules: France and Second
World War (stage H), French Society on Screen (stages I and H), The
Francophone World (stage I), Ab initio French Language and Society (stage
C), and one LFA module.
The starting date is 1 September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Skills, Experience & Qualification needed
You will hold a Postgraduate degree qualification in French Studies or in
a closely related area, together with the ability to deliver language
teaching and assessment at undergraduate level. The ability to work
constructively and flexibly with colleagues, and good organisational and
communication skills are also essential.
The successful applicant would ideally have experience in a variety of
educational environments including online/distance learning.We will add
the University's Equality and Diversity statement to all advertisements:
Interview date: To be confirmed
For informal enquiries: please contact Dr Lucia Aiello on
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