Lecturer in Humanities
University of Manchester
United Kingdom

Job reference: HUM-024416
Salary: £40,521-56,021 per annum depending on experience
Faculty/Organisational Unit: Humanities
Location: Oxford Road
Employment type: Permanent
Division/Team: Religions and Theology
Hours Per Week: 35
Closing date: 22/03/2024
Contract Duration: n/a
School/Directorate: School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Job Description

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Liberal Arts (teaching and research), which is tenable from 1 September 2024.

You will be key to the delivery of the Liberal Arts programme and should be committed to interdisciplinary and socially responsible research and teaching and interested in cross-cutting methodologies, issues and themes across the humanities. You must have a PhD in a relevant field of specialisation, namely interdisciplinary religious studies, and demonstrable teaching experience at university level. Your research may focus on any aspect or period of your specialisation. Only applicants with high quality publications will be considered. The following would be highly desirable: record of PhD supervision, evidence of social responsibility in research and/or teaching, and experience of working pastorally with students. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to develop online teaching materials.

What you will get in return:

  • Fantastic market leading Pension scheme
  • Excellent employee health and wellbeing services including an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Exceptional starting annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays
  • Additional paid closure over the Christmas period
  • Local and national discounts at a range of major retailers

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Hybrid working arrangements may be considered.           

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Any recruitment enquiries from recruitment agencies should be directed to People.Recruitment@manchester.ac.uk.

Any CV’s submitted by a recruitment agency will be considered a gift.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Email: scott.midson@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: People.recruitment@manchester.ac.uk

Technical support:


This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


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