Early Career Researcher in French Studies
London Senate House

Job reference: 01209

Location: London Senate House

Closing date: 21/10/2018

Salary: From £35,104 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Department: School of Advanced Study

Sub-Department: Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR)

Hours per week: 35

The Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Study, is seeking a full-time Early Career Researcher to be responsible for fulfilling the Institute’s national mission to promote and facilitate research and public engagement in the field of French/Francophone Studies, to produce excellent research and publications in French/Francophone Studies, and to seek external funding.

The Role:

The successful candidate will be expected to assist with the preparation, support and promotion of interdisciplinary scholarly events related to French Studies, in collaboration with the Institute’s academic staff and administrators; to create and develop new opportunities to promote scholarly work related to French Studies at IMLR and external venues; to convene academic events that promote the study of Modern Languages nationally and internationally; to proactively develop postgraduate training events, outreach with teachers and schools, and relevant national and international research networks.

Candidates must have completed a doctorate in French and/or Francophone Studies. Experience of public engagement and schools outreach is highly desirable.     

Further information:

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of twelve months. The start date is November 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Catherine.Davies@sas.ac.uk.

In order to be considered for this opportunity, please submit an up to date CV and covering letter (by clicking on 'apply for job' at the bottom of the page) before the deadline of midnight on Sunday, 21 October 2018. Interview date is to be confirmed.

Please note that the University of London will be unable to sponsor candidates for a visa for this role. Therefore, successful applicants must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK for the duration of their employment.

Pursuing equal opportunities and excellence in education. 



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