Professor of Spanish
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding scholar to a Chair in the Department of Spanish with a start date of 1 August 2014, or as soon as possible thereafter. Candidates will be considered for the position on the basis of the following selection criteria, which they are asked to address in their application:
· an internationally-recognised research record in any field of Hispanic and/or Latin American Studies, although preference may be given to specialists in pre-twentieth-century Spanish literature/culture;
· an established record of grant capture and the necessary vision and leadership qualities to contribute to and develop both the Department’s and the School’s existing research presence;
· a proven capacity for strategic planning and programme development at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels;
· strong management skills.
The Department of Spanish benefits from a strong intake of highly qualified and motivated applicants for its undergraduate and postgraduate courses and contributes actively to the vibrant research environment of the School of Modern Languages (Arabic & Persian, Comparative Literature, French, German, Italian, Persian, Russian, Spanish).
Applications from Spanish native speakers are welcomed, with the expectation that such applicants will be highly proficient in spoken and written English and have knowledge or experience of the UK Higher Education system. Informal enquiries should be directed to Professor Will Fowler, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please quote ref: ML1294
Closing Date: 21 March 2014
Start Date: 1 August 2014, or as soon as possible thereafter