Lecturer in Spanish and/or Latin American Studies

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22/08/21

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Depending on skills and experience, this post will be offered at grade 7/8.
Grade 7: £33,797 - £40,322 p.a.
Grade 8 : £41,526 - £49,553 p.a.

Descripción 

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities is seeking to appoint a Lecturer (Teaching and Research) at grade 7/8 in Spanish and/or Latin American Studies. This is a 1.0 FTE, open-ended appointment.

He/she will supervise and mark dissertation projects at UG level, and possibly PG level depending on disciplinary background. The successful candidate will also be expected to design and deliver an optional module at Honours level, and demonstrate the potential for creating a strong research profile, including publications and potential for knowledge exchange and grant capture as appropriate for the career stage.

For the purposes of sponsorship, this is a postdoctoral role under SOC code 2311.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Requisitos 

The successful candidate must be fluent in English and Spanish, and able to contribute to delivering core language at all levels, as well as cultural content across the undergraduate curriculum.

SPLAS welcome applications from all areas of Spanish Studies and/or Latin American Studies or cognate disciplines; however, the successful candidate must be prepared to teach some 20th- or 21st-century cultural content.

Grade 7
Qualifications

  • PhD in Spanish and/or Latin American Studies or cognate discipline, or close to successful completion

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Evidence of a developing publication record 
  • Credible plans for the active pursuit of external research funding
  • Experience or knowledge to design, teach and assess modules in the subject area
  • Evidence of the ability to deliver excellent teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level

Grade 8
Qualifications

  • PhD in Spanish and/or Latin American Studies or cognate discipline

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Established track record of high quality published research
  • A record of involvement in applications for external funding for research and/or knowledge transfer
  • Experience of supervising dissertation projects across the range of undergraduate/ postgraduate and of supervising doctoral students
  • Experience of providing high quality teaching across a range of programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level preferably including online/digital programmes
  • Experience of designing and delivering course modules
  • Evidence of successful co-ordination, support, supervision, management and/or mentoring of others

Desirable Criteria
Grade 7

Qualifications

  • Higher Education teaching qualification or equivalent e.g. PGCert and/or holding or working towards Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA)

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Evidence of success in attracting research grants/external funding and delivering on externally funded research projects
  • Experience of supervising dissertations and research projects
  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of effective approaches to teaching and learning support as key contributions to high quality student learning
  • Evidence or knowledge to support international activities
  • Evidence of a basic knowledge of the Higher Education context and regulatory framework

Grade 8 
Qualifications

  • Higher Education teaching qualification or equivalent e.g. PGCert and/or holding an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and be working towards Fellowship

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Evidence of collaborative research with other institutions and interdisciplinary work
  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of effective approaches to teaching and learning support as a key contribution to high quality student learning
  • Evidence of programme innovation and development
  • Evidence or knowledge to support international activities
  • Evidence or knowledge of the Higher Education context and regulatory framework

Cómo solicitar 

Apply online.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 22 August 2021.
Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday 09 September 2021.

Observaciones 

Informal queries can be made to Professor Ann Davies (ann.davies@stir.ac.uk).

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