Lecturer in Languages, Linguistics and Film
Queen Mary University of London School of Languages, Linguistics and Film
United Kingdom

Lecturer and Programme Convenor (Teaching and Scholarship) 

Department: School of Languages, Linguistics & Film
Salary: £47,325 - £48,642 per annum (Grade 6)
Reference: QMUL22778
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 22-Sep-2020
Closing date: 22-Oct-2020


About the Role 

The Language Centre, a department within the School of Languages, Linguistics and Film, is looking to appoint a suitably qualified Lecturer and Programme Convenor to head its Level 3 Foundation Programmes. 

The post-holder will contribute to the delivery of high-quality teaching, scholarly activity and administration on the Language Centre’s foundation programmes, managing delivery of the modules and contributing strategically towards their promotion, development and enhancement. The post-holder will also be responsible for the foundation programme design, implementation, and quality, which includes the assessment processes, supervision and development of teaching staff, and liaison with internal and external academic and non-academic stakeholders. In addition, the post-holder will make a leading contribution to the long-term development of the foundation programmes to ensure that they are appropriately positioned to enhance students’ success, and will make innovations in key aspects of teaching and learning, including the design of materials, new modules and/or options.

This post contains no research element, although the post-holder is expected to keep up-to-date with developments in the field of language teaching pedagogy and make important pedagogical contributions to the field.

About You 

A PhD or equivalent, a recognized professional qualification in the English language teaching field, the ability to deliver teaching and assessment at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, the ability to work constructively and flexibly with colleagues, and good organisational and communicative skills  are essential.  

About the School/Department/Institute/Project 

The School is looking to appoint to a Lecturer and Programme Convenor within the Language Centre Department to lead and manage its foundation programmes..

About Queen Mary 

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe thata diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable. 

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers. 

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form. 


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum, a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professionaldevelopment opportunities. In addition, weoffer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus. 

The post is full time, permanent appointment with an expected start date of 1st November 2020. The starting salary will be Grade 6, in the range of £47,325 - £48,642 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.  

Queen Mary’s commitment toour diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly. 

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr. Simon Pate at s.m.pate@qmul.ac.uk   

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below. 

The closing date for applications is 22 October 2020.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly after the closing date.  

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