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Lecturer level in French, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Submitted by ccarlin on 23 March 2017 - 2:48pm

Opening at Lecturer level in French, Victoria University of Wellington
For info: there is no tenure system in New Zealand
Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer in French. This is a permanent full time position and expected to commence either in July 2017 or February 2018. 
The successful applicant will be involved in teaching and administering French language and literature and culture courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The Lecturer will also be able to contribute to undergraduate and/or postgraduate teaching in Translation Studies or another language of relevance to the School. Academic staff in the School are normally expected to teach an average of 7-8 hours per week.
The successful applicant will be expected to maintain a high-quality research record consistent with the research strategy of the School and of the University and enhance the capacity to supervise MA and PhD theses in the School.
The successful applicant is to be a productive and collegial member of a team of experienced researchers and teachers. The areas of teaching competence and the research specialisations of the appointee must complement existing strengths in French and in the wider School, enhance the broader research strategies of the University and reinforce the School’s commitment to cross-programme collaboration and interdisciplinarity.  Therefore, a specialisation in translation studies or evidence of successful research and teaching across more than one language is a requirement for this role.
Further information can be obtained from Dr Sally Hill, Head of School, Languages and Cultures, email sally.hill@vuw.ac.nz, phone +64 4 463 5298.
Please complete the online application form and submit your CV and cover letter by attachment at


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