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Lecturer in French or Francophone Studies

Languages & Cultures
Salary:   £37,474 to £42,155
Closing Date:   Monday 17 October 2022
Interview Date:   Tuesday 08 November 2022
Reference:  0964-22

The Department of Languages and Cultures at Lancaster University seeks to appoint a Lecturer in French or Francophone Studies for a January 2023 start. The post will require teaching and convenorship in core and specialist undergraduate courses in Modern French or Francophone 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 Modern French or Francophone Studies or comparative studies with French or Francophone 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 individual language context and their global connection. Accordingly, our research spans Europe, Africa, China and North & South America and we deliver both specialist and comparative courses. The Department’s research profile covers literature, film, translation, digital culture, popular culture, the practice of everyday life, language pedagogy and sociolinguistics. DeLC is a welcoming, vibrant and successful department with all our major languages placed in the Top 5 in The Complete University Guide 2023.

The Department of Languages and Cultures is keen to diversify its staff body and is 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 of each employee and where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential.

For more information, please see the Department’s webpage at

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

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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