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Job: Lecturer in the Comparative Culture of Russia and Eastern Europe

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University College London, Department / Division: School of Slavonic and East European Studies

Lecturer in the Comparative Culture of Russia and Eastern Europe - Ref:1413063

 

Grades: 7-8

Hours: Full Time

Salary (inclusive of London allowance): Grade 7, £36,424 - £39,523 per annum; or Grade 8, £40,618 - £47,915 per annum

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities

UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies seeks to appoint a Lecturer with language-based and theoretically informed expertise in both Russian culture and in one or more of the national culturesof Eastern Europe (Bulgarian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, Serbian and Croatian, Ukrainian). Such a scholar will be pursuing original research into literature, visual culture, or cinema and their impact on the formation of national and global identities.

 

In addition to establishing a strong research profile, the post-holder will help to create new BA coursesin the comparative culture of the region, thereby playing a key role in advancing the teaching of comparative culture and comparative literature at UCL more broadly, contribute to current courses on Russian and East European culture (e.g. the BA module Representations of Russia, or the MA module on Contemporary Cultural Studies), as well as develop new cross-regional or cross-disciplinary courses that will expand the profile of SSEES.

 

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in a field relevant to the post andhave an established record of published high quality research in comparative literature, visual culture, cinema with a focus on Russia and /or Eastern Europe. The post holder should have knowledge of the culture and society of Russia and the SSEES region and proficiency in both Russian and one or more languages of Eastern Europe.

The candidate should have demonstrable potential to maintain a strong research record through publications and active participation in international conferences and have previous experience of successful teaching at university level.

 

Further Details

Potential applicants may wish to note that in addition to removal expenses a relocation supplement of £9,000 may be payable where it is necessary to relocate to take up an appointment at UCL.

 

A full job description and person specification, and application guidelines, can be accessed on the UCL Human Resources webpages via THIS LINK .

 

For academic queries about the post please contact Professor Pamela Davidson ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).

For queries about the application process, please contact Esther Williams of +44 (0)20 7679 8801, email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Closing Date: 29 May 2014

 

Interview date: 16 June 2014

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