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Lecturer, Literatures in English

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Qualifications and Experience 
The successful candidate must possess a PhD from a recognized university, which should be in Literatures in English or a closely related field. 
Candidates should also possess:
A sound record of teaching Literatures in English at tertiary level
A good record of research and publications in peer-reviewed journals in Literatures in English
Expertise in Caribbean literature plus at least one of the following areas:
Other areas of postcolonial literature, such as African, South Asian etc.
North American literature 
Candidates with the following would have an advantage:
An undergraduate degree in Literatures in English from a recognized university
Experience in teaching postgraduate courses and supervising Master’s and doctoral students 
The following would be considered assets:
Experience in supervising Creative Writing students and examining their projects (MFA)
Experience in collaborative and/or interdisciplinary teaching and research
Proficiency in Creative Writing (fiction, poetry, and/or creative non-fiction)
Proficiency in Digital Humanities
Special Responsibilities 
Researching and high-quality publishing
Teaching a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Literatures in English
Supervising undergraduate and postgraduate research projects
Assessing and examining student work
Serving on committees at the Department, Faculty, and University levels
Participating in the design and development of courses, teaching materials and/or programmes
Advising undergraduate and postgraduate students
Engaging in community outreach initiatives
Contributing to the administrative functioning of the Department, and to the cultural and intellectual life of the University
Collaborating with colleagues in teaching, administration and research projects 
Personal Attributes 
The Campus places high priority on individuals of integrity who can work well in a team and student friendly environment. Candidates should also possess good communication and interpersonal skills. A good command of both oral and written English is essential. Candidates should also: 
Have a flexible and committed disposition to all work-related tasks
Have excellent time management skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines
Have a student-centred and student-focused disposition
Have an interdisciplinary/collaborative approach to teaching and/or research
Be detail-oriented and self-motivated
Have good organizational and leadership skills
Be willing to work collaboratively toward common goals 
Detailed application and full curriculum vitae should be sent to the Campus Registrar, c/o HR Division (Appointments Section), Main Administration Building, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I. via e-mail: [email protected] Three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) must be indicated. Application forms may be obtained at http://www.sta.uwi.edu in the Faculty & Staff, Staff Vacancies section. Further particulars including remuneration package may also be obtained at the above address. In order to expedite the appointment procedures, applicants are advised to ask their referees to send their signed references under CONFIDENTIAL cover DIRECTLY to the Campus Registrar at the above address without waiting to be contacted by the University. Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered.
Deadline for receipt of applications: 2022 August 07

Lecturer, Literatures in English (Post Colonial Literature)

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Qualifications and Experience 
The successful candidate must possess a PhD from a recognized university, which should be in Literatures in English or a closely related field. 
Candidates should also possess:
Ideally at least three (3) years teaching experience in Literatures in English at tertiary level
A good record of research and publications in peer-reviewed journals in Literatures in English
Expertise in Caribbean literature plus at least one of the following areas:
Twentieth and twenty-first century modernist and postmodernist literatures
Literary theory
Women’s writing and gender issues in literature 
Candidates with the following would have an advantage:
An undergraduate degree in Literatures in English from a recognized university
Experience in teaching postgraduate courses and supervising Master’s and doctoral students 
The following would be considered assets:
Experience in collaborative and/or interdisciplinary teaching and research
Proficiency in creative writing (fiction, poetry, and/or creative non-fiction)
Proficiency in Digital Humanities
Special Responsibilities 
Researching and high-quality publishing
Teaching a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Literatures in English
Supervising undergraduate and postgraduate research projects
Assessing and examining student work
Serving on committees at the Department, Faculty, and University levels
Participating in the design and development of courses, teaching materials and/or programmes
Advising undergraduate and postgraduate students
Engaging in community outreach initiatives
Contributing to the administrative functioning of the Department, and to the cultural and intellectual life of the University
Collaborating with colleagues in teaching, administration and research projects 
Personal Attributes 
The Campus places high priority on individuals of integrity who can work well in a team and student friendly environment. Candidates should also possess good communication and interpersonal skills. A good command of both oral and written English is essential. Candidates should also: 
Have a flexible and committed disposition to all work-related tasks
Have excellent time management skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines
Have a student-centred and student-focused disposition
Have an interdisciplinary/collaborative approach to teaching and/or research
Be detail-oriented and self-motivated
Have good organizational and leadership skills
Be willing to work collaboratively toward common goals 
Detailed application and full curriculum vitae should be sent to the Campus Registrar, c/o HR Division (Appointments Section), Main Administration Building, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I. via e-mail: [email protected] Three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) must be indicated. Application forms may be obtained at http://www.sta.uwi.edu in the Faculty & Staff, Staff Vacancies section. Further particulars including remuneration package may also be obtained at the above address. In order to expedite the appointment procedures, applicants are advised to ask their referees to send their signed references under CONFIDENTIAL cover DIRECTLY to the Campus Registrar at the above address without waiting to be contacted by the University. Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered.
Deadline for receipt of applications: 2022 August 07

PhD Opportunities

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Qualification Type:  PhD
Location: Naples – Italy
Funding for: EU Students, International Students
Scholarship amount: €19,000 per year before social contributions for up to 4 years + 50% increase of the scholarship while visiting abroad for a maximum of 12 months + research budget (10% of the scholarship in the first year, 20% of the scholarship in the three following years)
Hours: Full Time
Closes: 24th August 2022, 2:00 pm (CET)
The Scuola Superiore Meridionale (SSM) – School for Advanced Studies is an Italian interdisciplinary international school of higher education and research established by the Italian Government in Naples in 2019. The SSM admits undergraduate students by examination, and currently runs ten PhD programmes in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Theoretical and Applied Sciences and Technology. 
For the academic year 2022-2023, the SSM invites applications for 70 fully-funded scholarships (of which 24 are funded by the EU via the Ministry of University) in the following PhD programs all led by panels of experts in their fields: 
Coordinator: prof. Carlo RescignoInfo: [email protected]
Coordinator: prof Sabino De PlacidoInfo: [email protected]   
Coordinator: prof Salvatore CapozzielloInfo: [email protected] 
Coordinator: prof. Brunella FrancoInfo: [email protected] 
Coordinator: prof. Daniela Luigia CagliotiInfo: [email protected]  
Coordinator: prof. Luigi SiccaInfo: [email protected] 
Coordinator: prof. Nicola FuscoInfo: [email protected] 
Coordinator: prof. Mario di BernardoInfo: [email protected]
Coordinator: prof. Vincenzo BaroneInfo: [email protected] 
Coordinator: prof. Andrea MazzucchiInfo: [email protected]
For each program, the SSM offers seven fully funded scholarships of EUR 19,000 per year.
All PhD programmes are 4 years long (1 year of coursework followed by a 3-year research project in the area of choice).
A five-year university degree, equivalent to a Master qualification, is required to participate in the selection. Admission to each PhD programme is through a competitive assessment of qualifications plus an interview for the shortlisted candidates. Interviews will take place in the first half of September as detailed in the Call for applications: http://www.ssm.unina.it/en/phd-scholarships-calls-and-procedures/
Application deadline
All applications must be uploaded by no later than Wednesday 24 August 2022, at 2:00 pm (CET) on the online application system available here: https://pica.cineca.it/unina/dottorato38-ssm/
Contacts
Further details can be found here: http://www.ssm.unina.it/en/doctoral-programmes/
For specific information on one of the PhD programmes please contact the coordinator at the address indicated above.
For general enquiries about the admission procedure please write an email to [email protected] 

Programme Tutor – Functional Skills and Employability

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There are 2 positions available
The Role:
As a Programme Tutor you will play a key role in shaping the direction of our students and College. You will be responsible for a caseload of 16-24 year old Foundation Students, inspiring them to learn and achieve their goals through the delivery of an innovative and engaging curriculum which includes entry level English and maths.  You will be joining a highly experienced faculty team that are passionate about their students, their achievements and their future. This is an excellent opportunity to have real impact in a College, which is moving at pace with strong support from its Senior Leadership team.
In this role, you will:
Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and show a flexible and professional attitude.
Facilitate learning experiences which provide students with the opportunity to achieve their full individual potential
Design and deliver a flexible and relevant range of provision including theory, practical and tutorial sessions
Be a great teacher and role model in delivering innovative and stimulating teaching, learning and assessment to enable your students to progress
Be bold, optimistic and tenacious in setting and achieving high standards
Drive Oldham College’s vision and expectations to have a significant impact on students’ life chances
You must have a minimum GCSE grade 4*-C in English and maths, ideally be educated to degree level or above, have a teaching qualification and extensive experience of working with challenging young people from a range of backgrounds.  Our Skills & Employability Faculty is highly inclusive and provides life changing opportunities for its students, you will need to demonstrate a strong track record of working in this type of environment. Experience of working in the FE sector is desirable.
Alun Francis, our Principal, says, “This is a very important appointment, Foundation Programmes is central to our plans for the future, and we are looking for high calibre candidates. We want people who love their subject area, are committed to keeping up to date, but also want the professional challenge of developing outstanding pedagogical practice.  We are investing in the facilities, employer relationships and the skills and knowledge of our staff.  We are looking for people who will respond to this, love their learners and enjoy the challenges and benefits of working at Oldham College”.
Trish Bennett, Head of Skills & Employability says “Oldham College is a highly inclusive organisation and our Faculty of Skills & Employability exemplifies the ethos described above.   If you too believe foundation learners deserve the absolute best opportunities and have the passion and enthusiasm to drive this forward in an award winning Faculty, then we want to hear from you.  Make a real difference, read on and get in touch”.  
Oldham College is a medium sized general further education College, with a turnover of almost £25m. It has one main campus in the centre of town, and this in the third phases of a £40m redevelopment which began in 2012. Higher education is taught on a second, dedicated campus, a short walk away. The College delivers a full range of work related education and training, including 16-18 programmes of study, T levels, apprenticeships, adult learning and higher education. It has over 5000 full-time students and 600 undergraduates.   
The College is in the top quartile for 16-18 programmes of study and English GCSE resits, and in apprenticeship provision, but is the second highest performing provider Greater Manchester. The quality of its higher education provision is better than many established universities. 
Joining our Journey:
When you join our college, our colleagues have access to numerous benefits and facilities:  
Generous Pension Scheme  
Fantastic Staff Benefits and Rewards platform
Very generous holiday entitlement
Employee Assistance Scheme
Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
Free confidential counselling service
Staff recognition awards
Subsidised car parking
On-site Day Nursery
On-site hair and beauty salon and The Grange Theatre both offering staff discounts
Oldham College is a great career choice for ambitious professionals. With a “good” Ofsted rating, one of the best apprenticeship programmes in the region, excellent 16-18 results and truly outstanding GCSE English results, we are already a high performer. 
But we want to deliver much more than this. Our ambition is to be “The Best Place to Learn and Work” and we have a clear Strategic Plan which sets out what this means and what we will do to deliver it. We will keep on improving and innovating, and we are investing in new provision, new facilities and new technology. 
We expect a lot from you, so we want ambitious, open minded candidates, who are ready to give their best. But we do give a lot in return, from training to pensions, our own benefits package, and one of the best and most helpful group of colleagues you could ever wish to meet.

Teaching Fellow in German Studies (Fixed term)

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The closing date for applications is 20 July 2022 at midnight.
The School of Modern Languages and Cultures (MLAC) at Durham University seeks to appoint a talented individual to the role of Teaching Fellow in German Studies. The appointment will be on a fixed-term basis for twelve months. We invite applications from those with research expertise in any aspect of the literature and culture of the German-speaking world. Experience in teaching undergraduate language classes is highly desirable, as is the ability to teach film and/or visual culture. The post is a teaching position. Independent research is not officially part of the role, although the postholder will be able to participate in the research community of the School.
Applications are invited for a Teaching Fellow in German Studies. You will have research expertise and teaching experience in the literature and culture of the German-speaking world. The ability to teach language classes at all undergraduate levels is highly desirable, as is additional experience in teaching material related to film and/or visual culture. The successful candidate will teach a range of cultural and – where required – language modules in accordance with the needs of the German section. Courses in which the Teaching Fellow will likely be involved next year include ‘Reading German Culture’ (GERM1091), ‘Sex and Identity in German Cultures’ (GERM2121), ‘Violence in German Literature, Film and Visual Art’ (GERM2141), and ‘In Search of Happiness’ (GERM3281).
If successful you will be fully integrated in the German Studies team within Durham University’s School of Modern Languages and Cultures and you will be expected to contribute to the delivery of teaching on the relevant programme, to include curriculum development, the convening of modules, all aspects of assessment, the supervision of final-year dissertations, and academic advising.
The role of Teaching Fellow offers the opportunity of valuable experience to those early in their academic career. The University is keen to maximise the career benefits of this role in terms of exposure to relevant departmental experience. The post of Teaching Fellow will involve a significant but rewarding teaching load, and includes administrative duties which relate to education.
The post is for a fixed term of 12 months only, and it is not anticipated that the post will be extended beyond this fixed term.
Successful applicants will ideally be in post by 1 October 2022.
The University provides a working and teaching environment which is inclusive and welcoming and where everyone is treated fairly with dignity and respect. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate these key principles as part of the assessment process.

0.5 Lecturer in Welsh x 2 (Gorseinon)

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Benefits: National contract holiday entitlement, plus 5 closure days and 8 bank holidays, Teacher’s Pension Scheme TPS, a range of employee benefits including salary sacrifice schemes, staff discounts and free parking
Attachments: LecturerofWelsh-JDPS.doc
A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen within the College to teach on our successful Welsh Second Language ‘A’ Level (AS and A2) and our popular and well attended staff ‘Welsh at Work’ programmes. Our ‘A’ Level pass rate at A-C is 100% and we are looking for a talented candidate to maintain these standards. This position will be covering a period of maternity leave from September 2022 to March 2023.
The successful candidate will have solid teaching experience preferably within a FE environment and will be confident at delivering to ‘A’ Level standard. Experience of delivering the Welsh Baccalaureate is also desirable.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills, enthusiasm and tenacity and must be able to work well with a range of abilities. A willingness to travel across campus sites is essential.
The above post is to cover a period of Maternity leave and will terminate on the previous post holders return. 
For an informal discussion, please contact Jenny Hill, Assistant Learning Area Manager on 01792 890790.
Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will be treated no less favourably than applications submitted in English.  Gower College Swansea is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and require registration with the Education Workforce Council for Wales.Please note that we are expecting a high volume applicants for this vacancy.  If we do, we may close the post before the specified date, therefore an early application is recommended.Appointments will normally be made to the bottom of the salary scale with annual increments on 1st August each year (subject to completing 6 months service).
For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

0.5 Darlithydd yn y Gymraeg x 2 (Gorseinon)
Benefits: Hawl i gael gwyliau’r contract cenedlaethol ar sail, 5 diwrnod cau ac 8 gwyl banc, Cynllun Pensiwn Athrawon, amrywiaeth o fanteision i gyflogeion gan gynnwys cynlluniau aberthu cyflog, disgowntiau staff a pharcio am ddim
Attachments: LecturerofWelsh-JDPS(Cym).doc
Mae cyfle prin a chyffrous wedi codi i addysgu ein cwrs Cymraeg Ail Iaith Safon Uwch (AS ac A2) a’n rhaglenni ‘Cymraeg yn y Gweithle’, sy’n boblogaidd iawn ymhlith ein staff. Cyfradd pasio (A-C) ein cwrs safon uwch yw 100%, ac rydym yn chwilio am ymgeisydd dawnus i gynnal y safonau hyn. Bydd gofyn i’r ymgeisydd llwyddiannus weithio dros gyfnod mamolaeth o fis Medi 2022 i fis Mawrth 2023.
Bydd gan yr ymgeisydd llwyddiannus brofiad addysgu cynhwysfawr yn ddelfrydol o fewn amgylchedd AB, ac mi fydd yn hapus i gyflwyno darpariaeth ‘Safon Uwch’. Byddai meddu ar brofiad o ddarparu Bagloriaeth Cymru hefyd yn ddymunol.
Bydd yr ymgeisydd llwyddiannus yn meddu ar sgiliau trefnu rhagorol, brwdfrydedd a chadernid a’r gallu i weithio’n dda ag amrywiaeth eang o alluoedd gwahanol. Mae parodrwydd i deithio o un campws i’r llall yn hanfodol.
Bydd y swydd hon yn weithredol yn ystod cyfnod Mamolaeth a bydd y contract yn dod i ben unwaith bydd deiliad y swydd yn dychwelyd.
 I gael sgwrs anffurfiol, cysylltwch â Jenny Hill, Rheolwr Maes Dysgu Cynorthwyol: 01792 890790.
Ni cheir ceisiadau Cymraeg eu trin yn llai ffafriol na cheisiadau Saesneg. Mae Coleg Gwyr Abertawe yn ymrwymedig i ddiogelu a hyrwyddo lles pobl ifanc ac yn disgwyl i’r holl staff rhannu’r ymrwymiad hwn. Bydd penodiadau eu gwneud ar sail gwiriad DBS manylach a bydd gofyn i chi ymaelodi â Chyngor Gweithlu Addysg Cymru.Rydym yn disgwyl nifer fawr o ymgeiswyr ar gyfer y swydd wag hon. Os derbynnir llawer o geisiadau, efallai y byddwn yn atal unigolion rhag cyflwyno cais cyn y dyddiad penodedig. Awgrymir felly ichi gyflwyno’ch cais yn gynnar. Fel rheol, bydd penodiadau yn cael eu gwneud ar waelod y raddfa gyflog gyda chynyddrannau blynyddol ar 1 Awst bob blwyddyn (ar yr amod eich bod wedi cwblhau 6 mis o wasanaeth).

Associate Lecturer (Teaching) in French and Francophone Studies

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The post holder will teach approximately 160 contact hours per academic year, mostly at undergraduate level, in the French Department and across SELCS. They will prepare and deliver seminars in French and Francophone Studies and French language, as allocated by the Director of French Studies and the Head of SELCS.
This is a part time role, with the total hours of work required equating to 0.5 full time equivalent per year (18.25 hours per week).
The successful candidate will be expected to take up the position on 1 September 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter. This post is fixed term for 12 months from 1 September and covers the teaching of a colleague who is on research leave.
The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent within a relevant area of French or Francophone Studies, complete fluency in French and English. Expert knowledge in the field of Francophone and Postcolonial Studies is also desirable.
Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.
If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process please contact us, [email protected]
Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.
UCL Taking Action for Equality
We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.
Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department.

Language Lecturer in EAP

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Xi’an Jiaotong – Liverpool University – English Language Centre
POSITION OVERVIEW
Institution:        Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
School:            Languages
Department:   English Language Centre
Position Title: Language Lecturer in EAP (Associate Language Lecturer, Language Lecturer, Senior Language Lecturer)
Location:          Suzhou, China
DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Located in Suzhou, China, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) is a young, dynamic and EMI university founded in 2006, and is a unique collaborative institution and first joint-venture university in China to offer both UK (University of Liverpool) and Chinese (Ministry of Education) accredited undergraduate degrees for 100 programmes. XJTLU also aims to become truly research-led and has committed significant investment into research development and the expansion of master’s and PhD student numbers on campus. The university has over 21,000 students and more than 920 academic staff representing in excess of 89 nationalities.
English Language Centre
At XJTLU, the English Language Centre (ELC) is a growing centre with approximately 200 full-time lecturers coming from a range of backgrounds, countries, and cultures. We are involved in teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP) for all of Year 1, a cohort of over 5000 students the majority of whom are enrolled in our Core EAP stream oriented to CEFR A2-B1 language proficiency students. In addition, we teach EAP in Years 2 and 3 as well as have a growing and vibrant Postgraduate EAP programme of more than 2000 students, ranging from pre-master’s-oriented pre-sessionals to mock vivas and thesis writing boot camps for PhD students. All students in the university can also take advantage of our comprehensive continuous academic support programme. ELC is especially proud to be the first institution outside the UK to be both  accredited by British Association of Lecturers in EAP (BALEAP) and the  Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL). ELC staff enable and empower our students through expert and semi-specialised language and skills training. They develop multiple academic literacies that bring degree study success and so are held in high esteem. Career development support and possibilities for EAP practitioners and scholars are excellent, not least because we are in a phase of exciting renewal and growth both as an institution and as a centre. Our new campus at Taicang (opening August 2022), and our Learning Mall onsite-online ecosystem, are both emblematic of ongoing institutional developments.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
ELC has several openings for Associate Language Lecturer, Language Lecturer and Senior Language Lecturer for suitably experienced, creative, and inspiring EAP teachers, and you are encouraged to apply for a position according to your education, qualifications, and experience. We will appoint at Associate Language Lecturer, Lecturer, Senior Language Lecturer as appropriate.
Job Description
ELC at XJTLU is a teaching centre and the workload of Language Lecturers in EAP is shared between teaching, professional engagement, and service. Generally, teaching may be up to 20 hours per week, which might include the summer period.
QUALIFICATIONS
Essential
have a good standard of written and spoken English, as this is the working language of the university ANDpossess a master’s degree in TESOL or Education OR
possess another master’s degree and ideally have a minimum 2 years’ full-time post-master’s experience of teaching, assessing and/or developing materials for English for Academic Purposes courses, within a higher education i.e., university or college context (e.g., on a foundation year level)

Desirable
possess a language teaching qualification (e.g., DELTA or equivalent, CELTA, TESOL/TESL/TEFL, or PGCE + TESOL)
be or working toward a Fellow or Senior Fellow, HEA
can demonstrate a dynamic, current, and innovative engagement in one or more of the following areas:Technology Enhanced Language Learning (especially pedagogical uses of VR/AR/MR/AI/mobiles)
Content and Language Integrated Learning
All specialisms in EAP including writing centre development and the provision of online and other forms of student engagement and academic support; communicative and task-based methodologies; syllabus and materials design; skills-oriented assessment; problem-based language learning [preferably with emotional intelligence development embedded]; the promotion of learner autonomy; self-access and self-diagnostic language learning

COMPENSATION PACKAGE
Salary Range:
RMB 220K-400K per annum before tax
Members of Academic Staff are entitled to receive subsidies for accommodation, travel, and children’s education. Medical insurance and a one-time relocation allowance will also be provided. Overseas staff may receive a tax “holiday,” depending on their nationality and personal circumstances.
CITIZENSHIP AND VISA REGULATIONS
Employment at XJTLU is regulated by Chinese labour laws and must comply with the regulations of the provincial government. These regulations stipulate who is eligible for legal employment with respect to obtaining work permits and visas.
TO APPLY
Please submit your application online. Please click the above ‘Apply’ button to access. *A cover letter need not be uploaded separately as the system might request. However, in the resume section of our website, applications must be submitted in a single PDF file that includes 3 parts in the order of:
A cover letter (in your letter, please tell us where you saw the ad)
A current CV
If available, please attach three reference letters, at least one of which is from a current or former line manager. If you cannot provide reference letters at the time of application, please include the names/titles/email contacts for three referees. In this case, referees are contacted only after you have received an offer of employment from XJTLU.
Please email informal inquiries to [email protected]
Closing:          interviews are conducted on a rolling basis; applications are reviewed as received

Lecturer in Jewish Studies

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About the Role:The School of History, Religions & Philosophies seeks to appoint a fixed term lecturer in Jewish Studies for one year starting in September 2022.  The responsibilities of the post-holder will include – Convening and teaching the following modules: Jewish Identity from Ancient to Modern Times (UG); The Holocaust and the Problem of Evil (UG); Modern Jewish Thought (UG); Religion, Nationhood and Ethnicity in Judaism (PG); The Holocaust in Theology, Literature and Art (PG); and potentially Death and the Meaning of Life. – Contributing to the administrative work of the Department.  – Providing pastoral care and academic advising for both UG and PG students – Contributing to the research strengths of the Department through publication and grant applications.  – Engaging in public-facing knowledge exchange and widening participation exercises. About you:  The successful applicant will work closely and collegially with the core teaching team and the Subject Head for Religions and Philosophies, Dr Sîan Hawthorne, to facilitate and enhance the delivery of a well-organised and well-executed curriculum at both UG and PGT levels.  Applicants should hold a PhD degree in Jewish Studies. They will have expertise in Jewish history, culture and thought. Experience in and dedication to high-quality classroom teaching at both the UG and PG levels is essential, as are organisational and communication skills. Further, we are looking for an individual with a track record in high-quality research, knowledge exchange, public-facing engagement, and widening participation.  You can find further information on the key criteria for the role in the Job Description and Person Specification, along with a full list of duties and responsibilities, which can be found on the SOAS website. Closing date: 15th July 2022Interviews to be held by the end of July 2022 online Completed applications must be received by 23:59 on the closing date to be considered. Further information:https://vacancies.soas.ac.uk/job/290207

'A' Level English and Welsh Baccalaureate Lecturer

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Benefits: Pro rata of National contract holiday entitlement, plus pro rate of 5 closure days and pro rata of 8 bank holidays, Teacher’s Pension Scheme TPS, a range of employee benefits including salary sacrifice schemes, staff discounts and free parking.
Attachments: GenericLecturerJDPS.doc
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the College to teach on our highly successful English A Level (AS and A2) courses. Gower College offers English Language, English Literature and the Combined Language and Literature A level courses. Our A Level pass rate at A-C is 100% and we are looking for a talented candidate to join this excellent team of practitioners. 
The successful candidate will have solid teaching experience preferably within a FE environment and will be confident at delivering to a high A Level standard. The post also requires the successful candidate to deliver Welsh Baccalaureate to A level learners.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills, enthusiasm and tenacity and must be able to work well with a range of abilities. 
For an informal discussion, please contact Jenny Hill, Assistant Learning Area Manager on 01792 890790.
Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will be treated no less favourably than applications submitted in English.  Gower College Swansea recognises the importance of delivering its services in Welsh and recognises the need to grow its bilingual workforce.  We therefore encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate good Welsh Language skillsGower College Swansea is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and require registration with the Education Workforce Council for Wales.Please note that we are expecting a high volume applicants for this vacancy.  If we do, we may close the post before the specified date, therefore an early application is recommended.Appointments will normally be made to the bottom of the salary scale with annual increments on 1st August each year (subject to completing 6 months service)
18.5 hours per week, 32 weeks per annum
Darlithydd mewn Saesneg Safon Uwch a Bagloriaeth Cymru
Reference: JUL20228893
Expiry date: 23:59, Fri, 15th Jul 2022
Location: Gorseinon
Salary: £21,506.00 – £42,326.00 Pro Rata
Benefits: Hawl i gael gwyliau’r contract cenedlaethol ar sail pro-rata, 5 diwrnod cau pro-rata ac 8 gwyl banc pro-rata, Cynllun Pensiwn Athrawon, amrywiaeth o fanteision i gyflogeion gan gynnwys cynlluniau aberthu cyflog, disgowntiau staff a pharcio am ddim.
Attachments: GenericLecturer-JDPS(CYM).doc
Mae cyfle cyffrous wedi codi o fewn y Coleg i addysgu ein cyrsiau Saesneg Safon Uwch (UG a A2) llwyddiannus. Mae Coleg Gwyr Abertawe’n cynnig cyrsiau Iaith Saesneg, Llenyddiaeth Saesneg a chyrsiau Iaith a Llenyddiaeth cyfunol (safon uwch). Cyfradd pasio (A-C) ein cyrsiau Safon Uwch yw 100% ac rydym yn chwilio am unigolyn dawnus i ymuno â’n tîm anhygoel o ymarferwyr.
Yn ddelfrydol, bydd gan yr ymgeisydd llwyddiannus brofiad addysgu cadarn o fewn amgylchedd AB, a bydd yn hyderus wrth gyflwyno darpariaeth Safon Uwch o safon uchel. Bydd deiliad y swydd hefyd yn gorfod cyflwyno Bagloriaeth Cymru i ddysgwyr Safon Uwch.
Bydd gan yr ymgeisydd llwyddiannus sgiliau trefnu rhagorol, brwdfrydedd a’r gallu i weithio’n dda ag unigolion sy’n meddu ar alluoedd gwahanol.
I gael trafodaeth anffurfiol cysylltwch â Jenny Hill, Rheolwr Maes Dysgu, drwy ffonio 01792 890790.
Ni cheir ceisiadau Cymraeg eu trin yn llai ffafriol na cheisiadau Saesneg. Mae Coleg Gwyr Abertawe yn ymrwymedig i ddiogelu a hyrwyddo lles pobl ifanc ac yn disgwyl i’r holl staff rhannu’r ymrwymiad hwn. Bydd penodiadau eu gwneud ar sail gwiriad DBS manylach a bydd gofyn i chi ymaelodi â Chyngor Gweithlu Addysg Cymru.Rydym yn disgwyl nifer fawr o ymgeiswyr ar gyfer y swydd wag hon. Os derbynnir llawer o geisiadau, efallai y byddwn yn atal unigolion rhag cyflwyno cais cyn y dyddiad penodedig. Awgrymir felly ichi gyflwyno’ch cais yn gynnar. Fel rheol, bydd penodiadau yn cael eu gwneud ar waelod y raddfa gyflog gyda chynyddrannau blynyddol ar 1 Awst bob blwyddyn (yn amodol ar ddyddiad cychwyn cyn Chwefror 1). 
18.5 awr yr wythnos, 32 wythnos y flwyddyn

Corpus Linguist: KTP Associate (Fixed term for 24 months)

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This is an exciting opportunity for a Corpus Linguist to work in collaboration with Renato Software Limited and leading academics in The School of English at Birmingham City University (BCU) to enhance the safeguarding and wellbeing capabilities of Senso.cloud – a cloud-based IT monitoring and management solution for schools and enterprise. For more information please visit https://senso.cloud/gb/
As the Associate on this Innovate UK-funded Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP), you will work to improve the linguistic analysis capabilities of a growth-oriented software company specialising in online safeguarding. Applying your expertise in linguistics, you will enhance Senso.cloud’s ability to efficiently and effectively capture and evaluate online harms and threats (e.g. abuse, bullying, extremism, harassment, radicalisation, self-harm) by researching, designing, developing, and implementing new tools that will improve the safeguarding capabilities of institutions bound by a duty of care to service users (e.g. schools). Ultimately, you will work to improve the lives of children by creating tools that will be used for safeguarding in schools.
LOCATION 
The successful applicant will be employed by BCU and will be based at Renato Software Limited, Nottingham (NG12 4DG). The KTP Associate will be supported and mentored by academics from The School of English for the duration of the project (24 months). 
KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER PARTNERSHIP 
This position forms part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) programme co-funded by Innovate UK. KTPs provide 1000+ high calibre jobs working with business across the UK and offer a wide range of benefits, including access to a £2,000 per annum (£4000 in total) Personal Development budget to upskill during the project. For more information, please go to:?https://www.ktp-uk.org/.   
The KTP Associate should have a minimum 2.1 University qualification in a relevant subject area and graduated within the last five years. 
It is essential you understand how KTP works with business and the University, and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure a KTP Associate position.  For more information, please go to: http://bcuadvantage.co.uk/funding/knowledge-transfer-partnerships 
 SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE 
 Essential   
 Educated to postgraduate level in Corpus Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Natural Language Processing, or equivalent. A PhD in Corpus Linguistics preferred,
Understanding or familiarity with current issues in online harms and safeguarding 
Demonstrable experience of collecting and working with large, specialised corpora for empirical linguistic research 
Team and independent working – the candidate will have an aptitude for working effectively both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team. The candidate will have to navigate multiple business teams within the organisation to drive innovation. 
Excellent presentation and written communication skills – the candidate will be expected to articulate complex ideas effectively across teams and to both expert and non-expert audiences 
Desirable 
 Strong academic credentials as evidenced by research publication (preferably in Linguistics or Corpus Linguistics) 
Experience of software development/programming in R and/or Python, or a willingness to learn 
Familiarity with data science and natural language processing techniques and technologies, or a willingness to learn 
An interest in UX/UI 
A willingness to learn and be challenged – the candidate will be comfortable with constructive critique and challenging orthodoxies 
Good persuasion and negotiation skills – the candidate will be able to lead and drive change and will make an excellent ambassador for BCU, Renato/Senso, and the KTP project 
Organisation and time management skills – the candidate will be able to effectively manage their own time within the scope of the project and to produce high quality work to tight deadlines 
For informal inquiries about this role, please contact Dr. Mark McGlashan at [email protected] 
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The University is committed to internationalism and diversity and welcomes applications from all countries, faiths and backgrounds.
It is each individual successful applicants responsibility to ensure that they have permission to work in the UK. Some applicants may require sponsorship from the University and a visa from UKVI to take up the role if successful. More information on this can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa
Some roles are not capable of sponsorship because they do not meet the UKVI criteria relating to skill and salary level. If you are unsure as to whether you would require sponsorship if successful, or whether the role is capable of sponsorship, please contact us: [email protected]

Please note on occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. If this does happen, we will contact all candidates via email who have started but not yet completed their application, giving 48 hours’ notice.  We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.
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Lecturer in Celtic Linguistics

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Closing date: 29 July 2022, 5pm
Full time, 35 hours per week
Fixed Term for 5 years
We seek a vigorous and dynamic individual who will make a significant contribution to teaching, research and impact in Gaelic and Irish linguistics. You will have particular expertise in Modern Gaelic and Irish linguistics, and an ability to make a significant contribution to research on computational linguistics and language technology. You will be a confident teacher familiar with contemporary methods of teaching, have an established research profile with clear plans for its development and be eager to develop and deliver your own courses in the field.
The Opportunity:
Celtic and Scottish Studies is one of the leading centres for the study of Celtic languages and literatures in the UK. You will be joining a dedicated team of teachers and researchers whose expertise ranges widely across the discipline. You will share our commitment to the very highest standards in the teaching and research of Celtic languages and culture. In order to develop your own research, you will be able to access expert advice at both departmental and School level and have the opportunity to draw upon the University’s outstanding resources, including those of the School of Scottish Studies Archives and the University’s Centre for Research Collections. You will be encouraged to develop your own undergraduate courses and embrace opportunities for connecting our subject area with the wider community. You will assume responsibility for undergraduate teaching, the supervision of postgraduates and the provision of student support.
We welcome applications for this post from all qualified candidates and particularly welcome applications from members of minority ethnic groups, who are currently under-represented in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
Your skills and attributes for success:
Hold a PhD in Celtic Studies or related discipline
Knowledge of, and demonstrable expertise in Celtic linguistics, Scottish Gaelic and Modern Irish
Ability to make a significant contribution to ongoing research in the area of computational linguistics and language technology
Demonstrable expertise in one or more other areas of Celtic Studies
Demonstrable ability to design and deliver inspiring teaching, assessment and research supervision