Associate Lecturer (Education Focused) in Chinese Language – AOAC2219RXNK

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 06 Mar 2024

The School of Modern Languages invites applications for the position of Associate Lecturer (Education Focused) in Chinese Language. This is a fixed-term position for one semester to cover a period of staff research leave.  

The role holder will be expected to deliver Chinese language modules to undergraduate students.  

Applicants will normally have or be near to completing a PhD in Chinese Studies or a cognate subject. Applicants should have experience in the delivery of classes in Chinese language and full professional competency in modern standard Chinese (Putonghua/Guoyu) and English.  

Employees of the University have access to a wide range of staff benefits including:

  • Annual leave of 34 days, plus 5 public holidays
  • Membership of the USS Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
  • A hybrid working environment, including partial homeworking where appropriate and a range of family friendly policies
  • Staff discount scheme for local and national goods and services
  • Free staff parking, employee Carshare and Cycle to Work Schemes and subsidised local bus travel
  • Subsidised sports membership, reduced tuition fees on degree programmes for staff/children of staff, access to library facilities, salary sacrifice scheme and a range of wellbeing initiatives   

Informal enquiries may be directed to either the Head of the Department of Chinese, Professor Gregory Lee ([email protected] ) or the Head of School, Professor Nicki Hitchcott ([email protected] )  

Applications are particularly welcome from people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and those with other protected characteristics who are under-represented in academic posts at the University.    

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience.  We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter and Race Charters). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network.  Full details available online: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/ .

Closing Date: 6 March 2024      

Please quote ref: AOAC2219RXNK
Further Particulars: AOAC2219RXNK FPs.doc

Start Date: 2 September 2024
Fixed Term: One semester



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