Lecturer (Teaching) or Associate Lecturer (Teaching)

University College London


About us

Founded in 1915, the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) is one of the UK’s largest institutions for research and teaching on Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, the Baltic region and Russia. Our mission is to create in-depth knowledge of the SSEES region in comparative, transnational, and global contexts, and to promote and disseminate an understanding of our region to the wider world; to develop multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and multi-method approaches to knowledge creation and to teaching; and to enhance the development of area studies at UCL and among the wider academic community.

We offer undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research programmes, both in our four core disciplines (Economics and Business; Politics and Sociology; Languages and Culture; and History) and in our interdisciplinary programmes (for example, our BA in History, Politics & Economics).

About the role

The postholder will conduct and make an active contribution to the planning, development, delivery and coordination of learning and teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

They will lead, plan, develop and deliver high-quality teaching, assessment, and feedback at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels, including the provision of lectures, seminars and tutorials; supervise and assess undergraduate where allocated; provide academic and pastoral support and advice to undergraduate and postgraduate students; and undertake relevant pedagogic, scholarship and professional development activities.

The post is available as a 0.4 FTE maternity leave cover for twelve months, beginning 1st September 2024.

Associate Lecturer (Teaching) Grade 7 – £42,099 to £50,585 including London Allowance

Lecturer (Teaching) Grade 8 – £51,474 to £60,521 including London Allowance

Appointment at Lecturer (Teaching) Level will be dependent on experience and evidence of meeting additional essential criteria required for the role.

About you

The post-holder will specialise in delivering teaching in Russian culture and Russian-English translation, together with having a broad understanding of key themes and debates in the discipline.

You will be required to have a PhD in Russian Literature or Culture or a very closely related field by the start of the appointment.

You will have an up-to-date and comprehensive knowledge of translation practices, Russian culture, and teaching Russian to English/non-native speakers.

What we offer

As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer some great benefits Visit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/work-at-ucl/reward-and-benefits to find out more.

This advert is open until 11.59pm on Wednesday 29 May.

A job description and person specification can be accessed by visiting our website:Job details: Lecturer (Teaching) or Associate Lecturer (Teaching) in Russian Culture, Language and Translation (ucl.ac.uk)

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong. We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce. These include people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and for our Grade 9 and 10 roles, women.

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