Lecturer in Hispanic Studies – 0624-23

Lancaster University

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£38,474 to £43,155

Closing Date:  

Sunday 09 July 2023

Interview Date:  

To be confirmed



The Department of Languages and Cultures at Lancaster University seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Hispanic Studies with expertise on Spain for September 2023. We also welcome applications from those with a comparative focus on Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries. The post will require teaching and convenorship in core and specialist undergraduate courses in Hispanic Studies as well as engaging in comparative modules, postgraduate teaching and supervising research students. This post is research-active, which will involve the development of a personal research programme in an aspect of Hispanic Studies or comparative studies with Hispanic Studies as a central aspect and the seeking of research funding, leading to publications in key international peer-reviewed academic journals and to other appropriate forms of research output. Academic administrative activities within the Department and engagement in our research culture are also part of this role.

The Department of Languages and Cultures is committed to understanding individual and cultural phenomena in both their specific language context and their global connections. Accordingly, our research spans Europe, Africa, China and North & South America and we deliver both specialist and comparative courses. The Department’s research profile includes literature, film, translation, health humanities, environmental humanities, gender, sexuality, popular culture, the practice of everyday life, intercultural communication, sociolinguistics and language pedagogy. 

We are a welcoming, vibrant and successful department, in the top 100 worldwide in the QS Universities Rankings 2023, with all our established major languages placed in the top 3 in the Complete University Guide 2023.

The Department of Languages and Cultures believes that diversifying our staff and student body strengthens our inclusivity and enhances our success in research, teaching and engagement. We are committed to Lancaster University’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Widening Participation strategies. We seek to provide a work environment that supports the individual needs and requirements of each employee and where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We welcome applicants that value and support the diversity of our community and welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

For more information, please see the Department’s webpage at  http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/languages-and-cultures/

Informal enquiries to Dr Derek Hird, Head of the Department of Languages and Cultures, are welcome: E-mail: [email protected]

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