Lecturer in Latin American Studies

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20/05/21

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£35,845 to £49,553

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The School of Modern Languages wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Latin American Studies. We welcome applications from specialists in Indigenous Peoples’ knowledge and languages, discourses and practices around cultural diversity and cultural change, preferably, but not exclusively in Andean countries, from the disciplinary fields of Sociolinguistics, Anthropology, Literacy Studies, Cultural Studies or Literary Studies. 

The successful candidate for this position will be joining a school with a diverse and international collaborative learning community, with a vibrant research culture, which is enhanced by our relationships with research networks in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and a large cross-faculty community of colleagues working on Latin America and the Caribbean.

The post is offered at one of two levels - Lecturer Grade F or G. The level of appointment will be determined by your ability to meet the requirements of the person specification and job description.

Requisitos 

  • You will have a PhD in a relevant field, a strong or developing publication record, and clearly defined research plans that will lead to internationally excellent publications.
  • You will have research expertise in any of the following areas: Indigenous Peoples’ knowledge and languages, discourses and practices around cultural diversity and cultural change, preferably, but not exclusively in Andean countries, from the disciplinary fields of Sociolinguistics, Anthropology, Literacy Studies, Cultural Studies or Literary Studies, which complements the multidisciplinary nature of Latin American Studies at Newcastle. Knowledge of an Amerindian language would be desirable, but not essential.
  • You will possess the experience and qualities needed to provide excellent teaching to both undergraduates and postgraduates, to undertake postgraduate supervision, and to make a dynamic contribution to the School.
  • The appointee will have native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English.

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For informal enquiries please contact Patricia Oliart: patricia.oliart@ncl.ac.uk.

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