Senior Lecturer in Intercultural Communication (Education and Research)

University of Exeter
December 07, 2022
Offerd Salary:£47,423
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The starting salary will be from £47,423 per annum on Grade G, depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

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Senior Lecturer in Intercultural Communication (Education and Research)

Job description

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

This full time, permanent post is available from January 2023.

The role

We are seeking to appoint a new Senior Lecturer with a particular interest in Intercultural Communication.

Main duties and accountabilities

  • To fulfil research, teaching and administration duties as a senior lecturer in Intercultural Communication.
  • To extend the research profile of Intercultural Communication and to offer leadership and specialist teaching on the new MA in this area. To complement existing strengths within the Faculty you may have research and teaching interests in intercultural communication and the workplace/ health/ pragmatics/ the global south/ media or business communication. You will be a member of the Department of Languages, Cultures and Visual Studies, but expected to work and create connections across disciplines. You may also be required to teach on and convene modules at undergraduate level, as well as attracting and supervising postdoctoral researchers and postgraduate research students.
  • To collaborate with colleagues both within the Faculty and the University of Exeter as a whole in order to develop and support research programmes in intercultural communication and the Faculty's research programme
  • To contribute to the general operation of the Faculty as a member of its academic team.
  • About you

    The successful applicant will have an independent research programme that will strengthen and complement the existing team at the University. You will be able to demonstrate the following qualities and characteristics:

  • PhD in a relevant area, as well as publications and teaching experience commensurate with career stage
  • Sufficient knowledge of intercultural communication to develop teaching and research programmes
  • A strong record in attracting research funding, or demonstrable potential to attract such funding
  • Teamwork skills to work in collaboration with existing group members
  • An active and supportive approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research that will help to foster interactions and links both within the University and externally with other educational bodies, professional institutions and employers
  • The attitude and ability to engage in continuous professional development
  • The aptitude to develop familiarity with a variety of strategies to promote and assess learning
  • Enthusiasm for and experience of delivering MA teaching
  • An understanding of the importance of equality and diversity within an organisation and a commitment to helping create an inclusive culture
  • Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

    What we can offer you

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research
  • Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
  • Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career
  • A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), Paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon
  • 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 2022 and QS World University Ranking 2022).

    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. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and our world-leading research impact is growing faster than any other Russell Group university (2021 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. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City.

    Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

    With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

    Further information

    For an informal and confidential discussion about the post please contact Prof Fiona Cox (

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