Russian Speaking Lecturer in Bristol BS8

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Job Description

Company/Name: University of Bristol.

Location: Bristol BS8.

Job Type: Part Time.

Specialism: Education.


The School of Modern Languages at the University of Bristol seeks to appoint a fixed-term 0.8 FTE Lecturer in Russian (Grade J Level B1, or Grade K Level C1, Pathway 1) from 1 August 2023 to 31 July 2026. The successful candidate will bring research expertise in Russian Studies, preferably in twentieth or twenty-first-century Russian history. They will be able to offer research-led teaching in their area of Russian Studies and to contribute to administration within the Department. They will possess a PhD in Russian Studies or a cognate field by the time of the appointment. The candidate will be fluent in the Russian language.

This role is to provide cover for a member of staff who is on secondment until summer 2026 and will not be renewable beyond then.

What will you be doing?
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute fully to our teaching in our undergraduate Russian programme. They will teach existing modules (called ‘units’ at Bristol) on Russian culture and history, and develop their own new research-led units based on their scholarly expertise. They may also be expected to contribute to teaching Russian-English translation. They may also contribute to schoolwide units within the School of Modern Languages, which explore culture and history from a comparative and transnational perspective to our MA programmes in Comparative Literature and Cultures and/or Translation, and to postgraduate research supervision.

You should apply if
The successful applicant will have a strong, well-developed research profile at or beyond doctoral level, with an established record of, or evidence of the potential for, high-quality publishing commensurate with the applicant’s career stage. They will pursue research of the highest international quality in their field of specialisation. They will have an established record of, or evidence of the potential for, external grant capture. While in post, they will seek to develop a record of grant capture. They will have demonstrated the ability to, or potential for, research-led teaching in their chosen field.

Additional information
Contract type: Fixed Term Contract

Work pattern: Part-time, 0.8FTE

Grade: J/K

Salary: £39,745-44,737 (pro rata, per annum) / £46,047-51,805 (pro rata, per annum)

School/Unit: School of Modern Languages

Shift pattern: 80% time

This advert will close at 23:59 GMT on 27/03/2023.

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Available documents
ACAD106706 – Lecturer in Russian – FP.pdf


Fixed-term / Part time

27 Mar 2023

Faculty of Arts

Grade J: £39,745-44,737 (pro rata, per annum) / Grade K: £46,047-51,805 (pro rata, per annum)


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