Lecturer in Modern Islam

Manchester, England, United Kingdom

Job description

Closing Date : 28/03/2018
Employment Type : Permanent
Duration : Tenable from 1 September 2018
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Humanities
School/Directorate : School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Division : Language Based Area Studies
Hours Per week : Full Time
Salary : £35,550 to £49,149 per annum according to relevant experience
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference : HUM-11549

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Modern Islam which is tenable from 1 September 2018.

You must have a PhD in a relevant field, submitted or very near completion, and demonstrable university-level teaching experience in modern Islamic cultural studies and/or history, focusing on the Middle East. Your research may focus on any aspect of modern Islam in the Middle East. You must be fluent in English and, ideally, in Arabic too. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to empathise with students. Experience with virtual learning environments and in developing online teaching materials are highly desirable.

How to apply

Apply online

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as black and minority ethnic (BME) candidates are currently under-represented at this level in this area, we would particularly welcome applications from BME applicants. All appointments will be made on merit.

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

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Email: martin.bardell@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 0161 850 2004

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

The University of Manchester has a proud record of achievement and an ambitious vision for the future.We’ve many world-leading scholarson our staff, including three Nobel Prize winners, and we’re now making a significant strategic investment to appoint more than 100 new academic staff to help us to achieve our ambitious goals for research and education.